Post Tagged with: "asylum seekers"

Sari Renjifo with her four-year-old son Richard Cardona in their home in Woodhaven, Queens. (Photo by Leila Miller via City Limits)

More Venezuelan Asylum Seekers in NYC

Immigration, New York, South American February 9, 2017 at 4:19 pm

Venezuelan asylum seekers in NYC speak about their experiences with City Limits.

Untraditional Path to Citizenship: Leaving the US

Untraditional Path to Citizenship: Leaving the US

Bronx, Immigration, In the News, Mexican September 20, 2013 at 11:15 pm

The Manhattan Times reports on the journey of Marco Saavedra, an undocumented New Yorker who traveled to Mexico in order to enter the U.S. as an asylum-seeker.

(Photo by Ivan Pentchoukov via Epoch Times)

Refugee Kids Put Past Behind for Graduation

Education, Immigration August 20, 2013 at 11:26 pm

Kids from refugee and asylum-seeking families recently graduated from the Refugee Youth Summer Academy, a program that immerses the children in an American educational experience, reports The Epoch Times.


Chinese Asylum Seekers Worried After Law Firm Raids

Crime, East Asian, Immigration, In the News January 9, 2013 at 5:46 pm

Sing Tao Daily follows-up on last month’s FBI raids of Chinatown law firms. Clients of the firms expressed concerns on whether they would get ensnared into the raids. The article profiles a green card holder whose case is now being re-examined by the court.

FBI agents walk away a man arrested during it December 18 raids in Chinatown. (Photo via Sing Tao)

Asylum Fraud Arrests Don’t Surprise Many in Chinatown

Asian, Crime, Immigration, Manhattan December 20, 2012 at 6:12 pm

The FBI arrest of 26 people in Chinatown, among them attorneys, translators, law firm and church employees, on immigration fraud charges involving false asylum claims didn’t surprise many, the Sing Dao Daily reported.