Post Tagged with: "Francisco Moya"

Supporters of the NY DREAM act rallied in Albany on March 2012. (Photo by Long Island Wins, Flickr Creative Commons License)

Latino Officials Push for NY DREAM Act to be Included in State Budget

Immigration, Latino, Politics March 12, 2013 at 5:48 pm

The state Legislature could soon settle on a budget, but many fear the New York DREAM Act will be left by the wayside like it was last year, despite recent unprecedented support in the Assembly, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

Ecuadorean Roots Run Deep, Here and at Home

Ecuadorean Roots Run Deep, Here and at Home

Business, Featured Posts, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, South American February 15, 2013 at 10:47 am

As tens of thousands of Ecuadoreans in the metro area prepare to vote in Ecuador’s general elections this Sunday, Feb. 17, El Diario-La Prensa reports extensively on this growing South American community whose numbers reach 600,000 in the tri-state area according to estimates.

Different Groups, Same Grievances

Different Groups, Same Grievances

Education, Immigration, Latino, Social Services, South Asian January 22, 2013 at 7:05 pm

Latino and Asian immigrants met with local officials at a forum in Jackson Heights, Queens, to voice collective concerns on working conditions, education, health and public spaces, reported Queens Latino.

From left, State Senator Jose Peralta, Assemblyman Francisco Moya and Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras during Queens Dominican Parade a rainy afternoon of September this year. (Photo by Javier Castano via Queens Latino)

Is There a Latino Leadership Void in Queens?

Latino, Politics, Queens November 12, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Despite having three Latino elected officials, Hispanics in Queens don’t have politicians or community leaders to turn to in difficult times or who can rally support for key Latino issues, reports Queens Latino.

The Cinco de Mayo Festival in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is the only Latin festival left in Queens. Debts and poor administration led to the cancelations of the Equadorian and Colombian indpendence day celebrations. (Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

Opinion: A Call for Unity Among Latinos in Queens

Mexican, Opinion, Politics July 6, 2012 at 6:04 pm

In a column for Queens Latino, Percy D. Luján argues that Latinos must put aside national differences and unite politically to make their voices heard on issues ranging from school over-crowding to gentrification.