Post Tagged with: "Passaic NJ"

Brenda "Sue" Fulton, chair and chief administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC), showed her support of driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants at a rally in Passaic. (Photo via Make the Road New Jersey/Facebook)

NJ MVC Director Boosts Driver’s Licenses Campaign

Immigration, Metro Area, Transportation September 4, 2018 at 3:24 pm

In a win for pro-immigrant activists, the director of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission joined a protest calling for statewide driver’s licenses for undocumented residents, Reporte Hispano reports.

Chef Stephan Durand, one of the honorees at the Creole Image Honors (Image via Haitian Times video)

‘Creole Image Honors’ Haitian Success

Caribbean, Metro Area October 31, 2017 at 4:47 pm

The first Creole Image Honors awarded 10 Haitian-Americans for their accomplishments. Honorees spoke to The Haitian Times in a video from the ceremony.

(Photo via Diario de México USA)

Saga of Guadalupe Shrine Removal Gripped Community

Metro Area, Mexican, Religion August 29, 2017 at 4:16 pm

The return of a tree stump with the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe – after a shrine beloved by the Mexican community in Passaic was torn down by the New Jersey city – seems to put an end to a saga that has gripped the local community.

Pedro Ibarra likes to serve egg yolk bread with homemade strawberry ice cream. (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario)

New Jersey Baker Keeps Sweet Mexican Tradition Alive

Business, Food, Metro Area, Mexican May 5, 2017 at 5:35 pm

A baker in Passaic, NJ, born and raised on the border of the Puebla and Tlaxcala states, continues the traditions of his ancestors, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Nicolás Aguilar, owner of Nicomex, says that local merchants are in waiting mode. (Photo via Diario de México USA)

Mexican Importers Fear Trump’s Tariffs Will Bring Inflation

Business, Metro Area, Mexican February 8, 2017 at 12:38 pm

Import entrepreneurs of Mexican products in New Jersey brace for Trump’s promised tariff increases, and say that “everybody will pay more” if they are implemented, Diario de México USA reports.

Gabriela Pérez (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Dance Teacher Has Largest Collection of Mexican Costumes in NJ

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican January 5, 2017 at 11:05 am

Oaxaca native Gabriela Pérez, founder of folk dance group Tozimapán, may be the owner of the largest collection of Mexican regional costumes in the state of New Jersey, Reporte Hispano reports.

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.

Artists in front of the Passaic mural (Photo via Diario de Mexico USA)

Graffiti Artists Pay Homage to Virgin of Guadalupe

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican, Religion November 8, 2016 at 1:34 pm

A group of Mexican graffiti artists have painted a mural honoring the Virgin of Guadalupe in Passaic, New Jersey, Diario de México USA reports.

Go to Diario de México to see more photos and videos of the Mexican Independence Day festivities from Gery Vereau.

Passaic Celebrates First Mexican and Bolivian Parades

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican, South American September 26, 2016 at 5:52 pm

Passaic, New Jersey, celebrated its first Mexican Independence Day celebration and Bolivian Parade this past weekend, Diario de México USA and Reporte Hispano report.

Passaic Will Also Issue Municipal IDs

Passaic Will Also Issue Municipal IDs

Government, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Mexican September 30, 2015 at 12:59 pm

Passaic is the latest in the growing list of New Jersey municipalities announcing that they will create a municipal identification card for its immigrant residents, Reporte Hispano reports.

Bringing Brazilian Crafts to New York

Bringing Brazilian Crafts to New York

A Spaniard who once lived in Brazil sells unusual handicrafts through her Brazilian Home Collection business in Passaic, New Jersey, and in Bryant Park in Manhattan.

Rosa Lopez (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican September 10, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Using natural materials, Mexico native Rosa López handcrafts art pieces inspired by indigenous peoples, reports Diario de Mexico.

(Photo via Diario de Mexico)

NJ Latinos Build Community through Biking

Latino, Metro Area, Transportation July 10, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Latino residents of Passaic, New Jersey have started a new pedaling initiative to bring all locals – not just Latinos – together, Diario de Mexico reports.

(Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Bringing Cardboard to Life

Culture, In the News, Mexican May 27, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Iván González makes colorful Mexican folk art figures out of cardboard and paper at his workshop in Passaic, N.J.

(Photo via Diario de Mexico)

A Young Poblana Leads other Mexicans in NJ

Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican March 17, 2014 at 11:34 am

The young poblana Stephanie Bello is already busy organizing volunteers in her adoptive hometown of Passaic, N.J., reports Diario de Mexico.