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Young Mariachi Singer Takes After Her Father

Young Mariachi Singer Takes After Her Father

Culture, Mexican, New York, Video February 10, 2016 at 5:12 pm

Meet 12-year-old Ximena Roca who sings about issues facing her family and community, in this segment of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York.”

(Photo courtesy of César Vargas via Diario de México)

Mexican ‘Dreamer’ Lawyer Allowed to Practice

Immigration, Mexican, New York February 3, 2016 at 5:02 pm

César Vargas, New York’s first undocumented lawyer, officially became a licensed attorney today after years of legal hurdles, Diario de México reports.

(Photo by Guadalupe Ramos via Diario de México)

DACA, DAPA and Mexican Immigrants

Government, Immigration, Mexican November 20, 2015 at 6:15 pm

Although tens of thousands of Mexicans are eligible for deferred action in spite of legal challenges, most are failing to apply, Diario de México reports.

Preserving a Musical Tradition With a Children’s Book

Preserving a Musical Tradition With a Children’s Book

Mexican, New York, South American, Video November 20, 2015 at 5:55 pm

Musician Zenén Zeferino has written a children’s book to teach the younger generation about the musical genre of Son Jarocho. He speaks to CUNY TV’s “Nueva York.” Also featured on the episode: the role Instituto Cervantes plays in the lives of Hispanics, and Colombian immigrant writer Matilde Galeano tells her story.

Chef Kelvin Fernandez at the new restaurant Barcelona Bites on West 242nd St. (Photo by Adrian Fussell via The Riverdale Press)

‘Edgy Latin Cuisine’ in Riverdale

Bronx, Dominican, Food, Latino, Mexican November 6, 2015 at 1:45 pm

A diverse team led by chef Kelvin Fernandez brings “edgy Latin cuisine” to Riverdale, reports The Riverdale Press.

(Photo via Astoria Post)

Another Food Truck Stops Serving

Food, Mexican, Queens November 4, 2015 at 1:16 pm

Mexico Blvd.’s food truck won’t be serving the lunchtime crowd in midtown anymore, reports Astoria Post.

A 'Win' for the Ayotzinapa 43 at the NYC Marathon

The disappeared Aytozinapa 43 were remembered by Mexican runners, including the father of one, in the NYC Marathon.

A ‘Win’ for the Ayotzinapa 43 at the NYC Marathon

Best of 2015, Mexican, New York, Sports November 2, 2015 at 5:56 pm

The disappeared Aytozinapa 43 were remembered by Mexican runners, including the father of one, in the NYC Marathon.

Landlord Threatens to Call Immigration

 A Manhattan landlord has sent a Mexican couple a letter threatening to notify police and immigration officials if they don't leave their rent-stabilized Manhattan apartment, El Diario reports.

Landlord Threatens to Call Immigration

Best of 2015, Housing, Immigration, Manhattan, Mexican October 19, 2015 at 3:38 pm

A Manhattan landlord has sent a Mexican couple a letter threatening to notify police and immigration officials if they don’t leave their rent-stabilized Manhattan apartment, El Diario reports.

A gamecock waiting its turn at a fight in Mexico like one of those described in the article (Photo by David Boté Estrada, Creative commons license)

Roosters Bred for Cockfighting Travel from NY to Mexico

Brooklyn, Mexican October 14, 2015 at 4:10 pm

Roosters bred in farms outside of New York City are taken through Texas and across the border to be sold for cockfights at fairs throughout Mexico, El Diario reports.

From Puebla to ‘Nueva York’

From Puebla to ‘Nueva York’

Immigration, Mexican, New York, Video October 8, 2015 at 5:16 pm

Travel between the Mexican state of Puebla and New York in the latest episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” and see from where many in the local Mexican community originate.

Hoctun, Yucatán, Mexico. Nov. 25, 2014 – Juan Casanova, 47, showing his American and Mexican passports. “The American dream helped me build my Mexican dream.” (Photo by Joey Rosa/UBELONG)

Immigration Seen From the Other Side

Culture, Immigration, Manhattan, Mexican October 5, 2015 at 8:17 pm

A photo exhibition delves into the emotional and social aspects of immigration to the U.S. which manifest themselves in Mexico.

Passaic Will Also Issue Municipal IDs

Passaic Will Also Issue Municipal IDs

Government, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Mexican September 30, 2015 at 12:59 pm

Passaic is the latest in the growing list of New Jersey municipalities announcing that they will create a municipal identification card for its immigrant residents, Reporte Hispano reports.

Janely Guzmán-Ortega hugs her mother, Magnolia Ortega-Vázquez (Photo via El Diario)

Immigrant Families Reunite Thanks to Program

Immigration, Manhattan, Mexican, Social Services, Staten Island September 29, 2015 at 1:44 pm

The Ñani Migrante Transnational Project made it possible for relatives who had not seen each other in years to reunite in Manhattan, El Diario reports.

Storytelling and a Mother-and-Son Success Story in Nueva York

Storytelling and a Mother-and-Son Success Story in Nueva York

Brooklyn, Business, Culture, Mexican, New York, Puerto Rican, South American, Video September 24, 2015 at 5:16 pm

The latest episode of CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” features three artists who tell stories through photography, music and movies. And a mother and son who went from selling goods out of a van to owning a bodega and restaurant in Williamsburg.

Community organizations protest in front of the Trump International Hotel & Tower. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Anti-Trump Protest on the Eve of Mexico’s Independence Day

Manhattan, Mexican, Politics September 16, 2015 at 2:39 pm

Community organizations staged an anti-Trump protest coinciding with the local celebration for Mexican Independence Day, El Diario reports.