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Mickaël, left, with his younger brother Sebastien in Brooklyn. (Photo by Conchit Margaret Widjojo)

Two Haitian Brothers: A TPS Story

Brooklyn, Caribbean, Featured Posts, Immigration November 20, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Two Haitian brothers, graduate students in Brooklyn, discuss what the withdrawal of TPS status would mean for them.

Dr. Mitchell Katz, CEO of NYC Health and Hospitals, addressing community and ethnic media at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism (Photo by Max Resnik)

NYC Health + Hospitals: ‘Humane, Competent and Welcoming Care’

Featured Posts, Health, New York September 27, 2018 at 5:40 pm

NYC Health and Hospitals’ CEO addressed the community and ethnic media at a Newsmakers briefing on Sept. 27.

The daughter of one of the workers detained in the raid in Buffalo asks for a halt on deportations and that her family not be separated. (Photo via El Diario)

Raid in Northern New York Increases Deportation Fears

Immigration, New York November 28, 2016 at 6:14 pm

After President Obama carried out nearly 3 million deportations, with Trump’s arrival in the White House activists fear that immigrants will be further criminalized, El Diario/La Prensa reports.


Sequestration to Test Immigrants’ Patience

Economy, Immigration, In the News, Politics March 6, 2013 at 4:59 pm

For immigration advocates, sequestration had one silver lining: the release of hundreds of immigrants in detention centers. But budget cuts also mean longer waiting lists for visas, longer lines at the border and longer backlogs for immigration court cases, reports ImmigraNation.

Rogelio Ronco found out he had kidney failure in 2008. (Josey Bartlett via Queens Chronicle)

Voices in Focus: Jewish Groups Take Bulk of Anti-Terror Program Funds

Crime, Culture July 9, 2012 at 3:17 pm

Today from the ethnic and community press we have a chilling report on human trafficking, an update on the Jewish Daily Forward’s investigation into a federal program that helps non-profits prepare for terror attacks, and an immigrants’ art exhibit in Queens.

The omnipresent Maggi bottle. (Photo by Aurora Almendral / Feet in 2 Worlds)

Voices in Focus: Circumcision, Security and Maggi Sauce

Culture, Health June 11, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Today we have three updates on stories we have linked to: a condemnation of the circumcision practice known as “oral-genital suction”; a federal response on a security program that has been criticized as a “Jewish earmark”; and the delicious international ubiquity of Maggi sauce.

Opinion: Immigration Program’s End Does Little to Quell Concerns

In the News, Opinion, Politics February 29, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Although President Barack Obama has withdrawn funding for the controversial Section 287 (g) program, concerns still remain over the government’s treatment of immigrants.

Congregation B’nai Israel of Staten Island installed new windows, paid for by a federal grant.

‘Jewish Earmark’ Anti-Terror Program Sees Cuts After Investigative Report

Crime, Politics February 29, 2012 at 2:13 pm

After an article by the Jewish Daily Forward exposed a federal program that helps non-profits prepare for terror attacks as a “Jewish earmark,” the grant program faces deep cuts and changes to its procedures.