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(Photo by Linda Sarsour @lsarour via Twitter)

Immigration Rally Through Social Media

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Immigration, Voices' Picks October 7, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Highlights of Saturday’s immigration rally in Queens Latino, El Diario, Colorlines and on Twitter and Instagram.

Immigration Reform Supporters Rally to Reinvigorate Cause

Immigration Reform Supporters Rally to Reinvigorate Cause

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Immigration September 27, 2013 at 2:01 pm

Following a sluggish summer, supporters of immigration reform across the country will rally on October 5.

(Photo by Fausto Giovanny Pinto)

Diverse Nation Yearns for Immigration Reform

Featured Posts, Immigration, Politics, Voices' Picks April 16, 2013 at 11:55 am

Immigration is often portrayed as a Hispanic issue, but the diverse backgrounds of the thousands of people who attended the Washington, D.C., march last week in support of broad immigration reform were as varied as the country itself, as these interviews by reporter Fausto Giovanny Pinto show.

Thousands called for immigration reform at Citizenship for 11 Million rally on April 10, 2013. (Photo by Bing Branigin via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Immigrants March in DC for Reform, Family Reunification

Immigration, In the News, Politics April 12, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Tens of thousands turned out at the Citizenship for 11 Million rally, to urge Congress to pass immigration reform. A Feet in 2 Worlds article points to a vital aspect of reform – fixing the years-long backlogs for family reunification.

Ivy (left), Tan and Ada hope to share their stories in order to show the flaws of the current immigration system. (Photo by Hubert Lu via World Journal)
Ivy (from left), Tan and Ada hope to own immigrant story, highlighting the errors of the current immigration policy. (Reporter Lu Yin repair, / photography)

Asians Rally for Immigration Reform Ahead of DC March

Asian, Immigration, Politics April 4, 2013 at 6:10 pm

Asian immigrants told a town hall audience of experiences as diverse as their backgrounds, from being undocumented college students to having a son arrested on charges of terrorism, reports World Journal.

Muslim activists hold up signs against police policies like stop-and-frisk and warrantless surveillance of their communities. (Aisha Asif/The Brooklyn Ink)

‘Praying While Muslim is Not a Crime’

In the News, Religion April 2, 2013 at 4:53 pm

Cries of injustice rang through the steps of a Lower Manhattan courthouse, reports The Brooklyn Ink, as Muslim youth and activists spoke out against NYPD practices of stop-and-frisk and community surveillance.

Hector Lopez came from Connecticut to protest the implementation of Secure Communities in New York. (Photo by Jeanmarie Evelly)

Immigrants Speak Out Against Deportation Law

Featured Posts, Immigration, Politics May 14, 2012 at 6:36 pm

Last week’s surprise announcement that a controversial deportation program that uses police fingerprints to identify undocumented immigrants is being implemented in New York tomorrow has infuriated many immigrant advocacy groups and elected officials, who protested the move at a rally this morning.

Car Wash workers in Jamaica, Queens, demanded better treatment and wages. (Photo by EDLP / Gloria Medina)

Voices in Focus: Obama Scores With Jewish and Indian-American Voters

Labor, Politics May 7, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Some good news for President Obama from two ethnic communities; South-Asian supporters of the Rutgers student accused of anti-gay bullying plan a rally; car wash workers in Queens protest their work conditions; and a record-breaking fundraiser by an Irish-American charity organization.

Voices in Focus: Time to Dig Out That Doggie Leprechaun Costume

Health, Politics March 16, 2012 at 12:10 pm

A stirring speech on the DREAM Act; French expatriates skew to the right; healthy eating through immigrant cuisines; a hold-up in efforts to make Lunar New Year a school holiday; and suggestions for getting away from the crowds this St. Patricks, including a dog costume contest.

High school students went to Albany yesterday to urge support for the DREAM Act.

Voices in Focus: Tragedy in Yonkers, DREAM Act Rallies, and the Torah on Homosexuality

Culture, Education, Immigration, LGBTQ February 15, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Here’s what’s on our radar this morning from the community and ethnic media.

Harlem hosts ‘Day of Action’

African, African American, Culture, In the News, Manhattan October 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm

A candidate to become president of Senegal, a New York City Councilman and activists from the Nation of Islam, the New Black Panther Party and other organizations rallied at a Methodist church in Harlem in an effort to foster what they called “a united front of African people across theRead More