Already beset by competitive pressures, one nail salon owner recounts how New York state regulations have affected her business.
A Salvadorian father of 3 with a 10 year-old DUI offense has become the face of the new wave of deportations in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer released a report urging that moves be taken at both the federal and local level to reduce the high cost of obtaining citizenship.
Fueled by the economy, immigration and strong local laws and initiatives, the translation and interpretation sector thrives, Voices of NY reports in a series beginning today.
An explanation of how Voices of NY collected data on NYC contracts with translation and interpretation service providers.
As ICE-FREE NYC activists teach immigrants to be prepared against “la migra,” Catholic Charities launches a hotline offering them legal assistance, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The NYIC and the Protecting Immigrant New Yorkers (PINY) Task Force have issued a comprehensive guide to assist the state’s government offices and law enforcement agencies in their prosecution of immigration services fraud.
César Vargas, New York’s first undocumented lawyer, officially became a licensed attorney today after years of legal hurdles, Diario de México reports.
El Diario’s woes prompted a hearing on ethnic media at the Committee on Immigration of the New York City Council, and the city said it would do more to reach out to the media sector and place advertising in ethnic media outlets.
A group of Cuban refugees who arrived in West New York from Central America tell of brutal treatment at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border, Reporte Hispano reports.
A grandmother who raised her twin granddaughters in China and brought them back to the U.S. to be with their mother now plans on taking them back to China. Read the sad tale in World Journal.
A Syrian family, living in Bay Ridge and caught between disease and war, awaits a decision on their application for asylum in the U.S.
Bishnu Maya Pariyar fights for the rights of her fellow Dalits, the “untouchable” caste in Nepal, through her nonprofit, the Association for Dalit Women’s Advancement of Nepal. Khasokhas traces her path from growing up in poverty to empowering women in Nepal and the United States.
The Grocery Worker Retention Act would protect some 30,000 workers, most of them immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Experts say that fear of deportation exacerbates chronic stress in Latino immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.