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New York Reacts to Inauguration with Disregard and Protests

Latino, New York, Women January 23, 2017 at 5:15 pm

As Donald Trump took office, immigrant New Yorkers chose to ignore the inauguration, or show resistance at Saturday’s Women’s March, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Sanctuary church of St. Peter’s, crowded with immigrant parishioners. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Sanctuary Churches Gear Up

Immigration, New York, Religion January 4, 2017 at 5:20 pm

Several religious centers in New York are broadening their network to protect undocumented immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

A party at a warehouse located in the industrial district of Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Pop-Up Parties: An Imminent Danger

Brooklyn, Latino December 13, 2016 at 10:29 pm

Lack of fire safety measures at underground pop-up parties and clubs popular among Latino workers in industrial areas of the city raise the specter of a Oakland-style tragedy here, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Honoring Winners at the 14th Annual Ippies Awards

Honoring Winners at the 14th Annual Ippies Awards

Featured Posts, Media, New York, Voices' Picks June 3, 2016 at 5:34 pm

City Comptroller Scott Stringer addressed a lively crowd at the 14th annual Ippies Awards, given by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to honor the best work of the community and ethnic press in the metropolitan area.

For years, Roosevelt Avenue has been NYC’s epicenter of fake document sales. Activists say that now there are fewer fake document dealers on Roosevelt Avenue, compared to recent years. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Roosevelt Avenue Fake Document Dealers Still Active Despite Setbacks

Immigration, Queens March 8, 2016 at 5:37 pm

The sale of forged documents at Roosevelt Avenue in Queens has slowed down in the past few years, but could spike again because of obstruction to DACA and DAPA, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

SLS Car Wash workers were able to unionize thanks to a vote of 35 in favor out of a total of 40 employees. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Car Washers Claim Victory In Fight For Better Working Conditions

Brooklyn, Labor February 18, 2016 at 2:25 pm

Car wash workers achieve yet another victory in Brooklyn as part of a campaign to regulate labor practices in these establishments in the city, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities
Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities

Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

Beyond Words: Translating Indigenous Communities
Cultural and social factors are a challenge for court interpretation in indigenous languages.

言詞之外:翻譯原住民社區

2015年四月弗朗西斯科.關奇克.阿布拉西歐(Francisco Guachiac Ambrocio)失踪了,直到那年年底他才被找到。在整整八個月的時間裡,他的家人唯一確知的是這位54歲的危地馬拉移民在布魯崙賓臣墟的一條街上被警察逮捕了,除此之外他們聽說的所有消息都是傳言。

Julio Cesar Acosta, father of 3, faces deportation under ICE's new priorities (Courtesy photo via El Diario)

Drunk Driver Targeted by ICE For Deportation

Immigration, Long Island February 11, 2016 at 5:09 pm

A Salvadoran 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.

Coalition Launches Underground Strategy to Protect Immigrants from ICE

Coalition Launches Underground Strategy to Protect Immigrants from ICE

Immigration, New York February 5, 2016 at 4:56 pm

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.

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El Diario: A Dying Newspaper Writes Its Final Pages

Featured Posts, Latino, Media, New York, Voices' Picks January 25, 2016 at 10:21 pm

Some are concerned that El Diario, now manned by a skeleton crew and forced to work with dwindling resources, has lost the influence it once wielded as the city’s largest and oldest Spanish-language newspaper.

Leila fears being arrested by immigration agents. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Raids Worsen ‘Ulysses Syndrome’ in Immigrants

Health, Immigration January 19, 2016 at 5:01 pm

Experts say that fear of deportation exacerbates chronic stress in Latino immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Collective Kichwa Hatari translated an immigrants' rights guide into Quechua (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Immigrants’ Rights Translated into Quechua

Bronx, Immigration, New York, South American January 11, 2016 at 5:36 pm

In response to ICE’s deportation policies, Ecuadorean indigenous collective Kichwa Hatari has translated an immigrants’ rights guide into the Quechua language, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Janet Hernández is fighting for her brother, who is in jail. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Is NYC Really a Sanctuary for Immigrants?

Government, Immigration, New York January 5, 2016 at 5:27 pm

Since the city ended its collaboration with the Secure Communities deportation program, ICE has been carrying out raids in homes and making arrests at city courts, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Lucía Campes, owner of Sweet Coffee, would have to lay off staff to confront a minimum wage hike (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

Latino Small Businesses Worry About a $15 Minimum Wage

Labor, Latino November 5, 2015 at 3:46 pm

Latino small business owners warn that Albany’s plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 would hurt them, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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