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.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, some counterarguments to the worries over admitting refugees, in City Limits – and from Mayor Bill de Blasio.
In an interview with The Korea Times, New York State Assemblyman Ron Kim fought back against a New York Times article which said that support from the Korean nail salon industry has induced him to gradually withdraw his support for state legislation regulating the nail salon business.
A $6 million pilot program to offer health care to New Yorkers who are undocumented immigrants draws mixed reaction, reports Gotham Gazette.
Masjid Ebun Abass in the South Bronx is suffering from overcrowding thanks to growth in the West African Muslim population, and congregants are looking for a larger site for a new masjid, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Members of “jook sing,” the second generation Cantonese who were born or grew up in New York’s Chinatown, took a trip down memory lane as they listened to stories and shared their own with the founder of the Chinatown Oral History Project, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Director Frederick Wiseman tells Desi Talk he wanted to present a “new group of immigrants” in his documentary “In Jackson Heights” – among them, South Asians, who he observed strive to preserve their cultures and religions.
Nikolai Levashov came on a student visa to the U.S. from Estonia. A decade later, he has found himself stateless, reports The Riverdale Press.
More than half of Queens’ residents 65 and older are foreign-born, Queens Tribune reports.
During a massive naturalization ceremony in Brooklyn, the city handed out a new brochure on immigrants’ rights, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The City Council is studying ways to prevent immigrants who have been detained for minor offenses from being deported, El Diario reports.
Pro-immigration activists gathered in Battery Park to demand the authorization of DAPA and Extended DACA by a New Orleans court, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
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.
On Staten Island, markers placed at unmarked graves honoring Irish famine victims represent the first of their kind in the U.S. and are part of an effort by the Ireland-based Committee for Commemoration of Irish Famine Victims to unite victims worldwide, reports Irish Central.
City funds for the Cultural Immigrant Initiative will be doubled in its second year, Times Ledger reports.