Post Tagged with: "executive order"

Panel Held on Arab Immigrants’ Rights

Panel Held on Arab Immigrants’ Rights

Brooklyn, Immigration, Middle Eastern March 13, 2017 at 10:02 am

The Arab American Family Support Center held a panel on immigrants’ rights following the first executive order about immigrant travel restrictions, including on nationals from certain Arab countries. Ghorba News reported on the panel.

City workers are having a hard time getting undocumented homeless to enter the shelter system because they’re afraid of being deported. (Photo by Georgine Benvenuto via Brooklyn Paper)

Undocumented Homeless in Sunset Park Avoid City Shelters

Brooklyn, Immigration February 9, 2017 at 4:18 pm

Fears among undocumented homeless of being deported have led to an increased number of homeless on the streets in Sunset Park, reports Brooklyn Paper.

Immigrants on the Offensive

Immigrants on the Offensive

Video February 8, 2017 at 12:05 pm

CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” examines the resistance movements that have formed in response to President Trump’s immigration policies.

Nepali community members at an event at Sherpa Kyidug Hall in Elmhurst, Queens called for Feb. 5 to discuss Presdient Trump's recent executive order. (Photo by Anuz Thapa for Voices of NY)

Worries over Trump’s Action Among Nepalese

Featured Posts, Immigration, Queens, South Asian February 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The Nepalese community, like many others in NYC, worries about the wider consequences of President Trump’s action against visitors, immigrants and refugees from seven nations.

Parcel delivery businesses feel the effects of Trump's execitive order (Photo by Shuhan Yu via World Journal)

Chinese Immigrants Cancel Trips After Trump’s Executive Order

Business, East Asian, New York, Transportation February 7, 2017 at 3:29 pm

President Trump’s executive order on immigration has prompted Fujianese immigrants to cancel trips to China, in turn affecting Chinese delivery businesses in New York, reports World Journal.

Muslim Americans pray outside Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport on Feb. 3. (Photos by Julius Motal for Voices of NY)

Jummah at JFK

Featured Posts, Immigration, Jewish, Middle Eastern, Muslim February 3, 2017 at 8:29 pm

Outside Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport in New York, dozens of Muslim Americans gathered for the Jummah prayer, the Friday prayer service.

Jan. 29, 2017 - Protesters march towards the US Customs and Immigration Services building in lower Manhattan. Photo by Julius Motal

Thousands Rally Against Trump’s Immigration Ban

Featured Posts, Immigration, Middle Eastern, Muslim January 30, 2017 at 5:49 pm

Protesters came out in force to oppose President Trump’s ban on entry into the U.S. of individuals from seven countries.

(Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Trump’s Actions Rouse Pro-Immigrant Groups in New Jersey

Immigration, Metro Area January 30, 2017 at 2:50 pm

As New Jersey pro-immigrant groups and elected officials joined in protest against Trump’s executive actions at ICE offices in Newark, the city’s mayor defended its sanctuary status, Reporte Hispano reports.

Colombian-born María Elena Betancur helps Hispanics from her office at Make the Road in Queens. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

‘An Act of War Against the Immigrant Community’

Immigration, Latino, New York January 26, 2017 at 10:40 pm

As New York officials and community groups unanimously condemned Trump’s executive orders on immigration, local immigrants expressed heightened fear and sadness, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo now offers Korean translations on his website.

Governor’s Website Offers Korean Translation, Though State Agencies Don’t

Culture, East Asian, New York February 10, 2012 at 1:14 pm

After pressure from Korean-Americans, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s website has recently started providing some Korean translations. But the news is only a partial consolation to Korean-Americans, who were dismayed that Korean was excluded from the Statewide Language Access Policy issued on October 6.