This month’s episode of CUNY TV’s “Asian American Life” looks at the little-known community of Koryo Saram – ethnic Koreans from the post-Soviet countries – in NYC.
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In the News
Voters young and old flocked to the polling place in Queens to cast their votes in Korea’s presidential elections, The Korea Times reports.
For the first time in history, Long Island’s Nassau County has instituted a Hispanic American Advisory Board, Noticia Long Island reports.
A number of Asian parents who moved to Forest Hills so that their children can attend high-quality schools in the neighborhood find that overcrowding has put their children on waiting lists, reports World Journal.
A new theater production exploring Muslim identities, “Beyond Sacred,” will be performed April 29 at BRIC, reports BK Reader.
The two-day New Amsterdam Festival will take place at the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House in Ridgewood this weekend, reports QNS.
The New Jersey-based nonprofit Manavi, which recently held its annual fundraising dinner, has served Indian and other South Asian victims of domestic abuse for more than three decades. Desi Talk writes about the services provided by the organization and the progress they have made.
In a challenge to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric González announced the borough’s new measures to protect undocumented immigrants from being deported for minor offenses, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Assemblyman Ron Kim has reintroduced a bill raising the penalties for assault on taxi drivers, Korea Daily reports.
Coco Roco restaurant, a pioneer of Peruvian cuisine in Brooklyn founded by two brothers from Cuzco, is celebrating its first 20 years, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Flushing businesses have been given summonses for having incorrect signage, but many are uncertain how to make fixes that will be acceptable to the Department of Buildings, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Protesters say three city plans will lead to displacement and more gentrification in Queens, Sunnyside Post reports.
Chef Sung Park offers a personal Korean touch and popular prices to Bistro Petit, a French restaurant in Brooklyn, French Morning reports.
On the East End of Long Island, Paola Zuniga-Tellez has become the first Latina named to a local community board, Riverhead News-Review reports.
Founded in 1985, Lavender Light hopes to continue spreading its message of diversity and acceptance, reports NY City Lens.