Post Tagged with: "New Jersey"

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Worries About NJ Hispanic ‘Brain Drain’

Education, Immigration, Latino, Politics May 10, 2016 at 5:40 pm

Lack of job opportunities and the need for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants were some of the issues addressed at a New Jersey Latino Policy Forum, Reporte Hispano reports.

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NJ Push For Sanctuary Cities at Statewide, Local Levels

Immigration, Metro Area February 13, 2017 at 12:25 pm

As New Jersey legislators introduced an innovative alternative to the possible loss of federal funding for sanctuary cities, street protest asked New Brunswick to join the list, Reporte Hispano reports.

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Wage Theft Claims Continue in Princeton

Business, Labor, Latino, Metro Area April 19, 2016 at 11:51 am

A new protest against wage theft in front of a Princeton 7-Eleven highlights an issue that has mobilized community and labor organizations in New Jersey, Reporte Hispano reports.

Demonstrators demanded the payment of salaries stolen from three Hispanic workers. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Workers Protest Wage Theft in Princeton, NJ

Labor, Metro Area April 4, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Pro-immigrant activists denounced widespread wage theft as they demanded the payment of salaries stolen from three Hispanic workers at a Princeton 7-Eleven, Reporte Hispano reports.

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In NJ, Mexicans Are Not Moving, At Least for Now

Government, Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican January 11, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Despite post-election fears of massive deportations, the large Mexican community in New Jersey does not show signs of going away, Reporte Hispano reports.

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New Jersey Municipal IDs Safer, Some Say

Government, Immigration, Metro Area January 10, 2017 at 2:36 pm

An analyst from the New Jersey Policy Perspective argues that the municipal IDs in New Jersey are safer for immigrants than New York City’s, Reporte Hispano reports.

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Peruvian Presidential Campaign in Full Swing in NJ

Metro Area, Politics, South American March 29, 2016 at 11:19 am

The Peruvian election has the country’s political parties working nonstop to reach 80,000 potential voters in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Reporte Hispano reports.

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New Jersey Group Offers Assistance for Dominican Flood Victims

Environment, Metro Area December 19, 2016 at 5:12 pm

The Dominican community in New Jersey turned out to help the victims of severe flooding back home, Reporte Hispano reports.

Celebrating Peruvian Independence Day in Paterson, New Jersey. (Photo by B.C. Lorio, Creative Commons license)

NJ Peruvians Will Vote at Red Bull Arena

Latino, Politics March 16, 2016 at 3:21 pm

With a large turnout expected, Peruvians in New Jersey will for the first time cast their vote for their country’s general election at Red Bull Arena, Reporte Hispano reports.

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Salvadorans Wary But Hopeful That Trump Will Not Touch TPS

Central American, Immigration, Metro Area December 13, 2016 at 3:35 pm

The Salvadorian community in New Jersey is concerned but hopeful that the Trump administration will renew their temporary protected status (TPS), Reporte Hispano.

Mayor Wilda Díaz, with members of the committee in charge of creating the municipal ID. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

As Perth Amboy, NJ Issues Municipal ID, Immigrant Concerns Remain

Government, Immigration, Metro Area March 15, 2016 at 5:55 pm

As Perth Amboy, New Jersey, launches its own ID cards, local activists remain wary of hostility toward immigrants, Reporte Hispano reports.

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NJ Mayors Side with Immigrants

Elections 2016, Government, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Politics November 21, 2016 at 6:07 pm

The mayors of cities with a strong Hispanic presence, such as Newark and Paterson, have raised their voices to defend immigrants in the wake of Trump’s election, Reporte Hispano reports.

César Suárez, one of the workers fired by Deep Foods who is reclaiming his job. (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

NJ Workers Win Labor Case but Company Offers Resistance

Labor, Latino, Metro Area, New York February 24, 2016 at 9:41 pm

Four Hispanic workers fired by Deep Foods in NJ, which markets Indian cuisine, won a National Labor Relations Board case to get their jobs back, but still haven’t been able to do so, reports Reporte Hispano.

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Gas Tax Hike Affects New Jersey Latino Families

Latino, Metro Area, Transportation November 16, 2016 at 1:32 pm

The recent increase in gas prices in New Jersey is affecting Latino families in many ways, from more expenses to cuts in social programs, Reporte Hispano reports.

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Elizabeth, NJ to Soon Issue Municipal ID

Immigration, Metro Area November 7, 2016 at 1:31 pm

The Elizabeth City Council unanimously approved issuing municipal identification cards to all its residents, a move that could benefit some 60,000 immigrants, Reporte Hispano reports.