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One Nepali Woman’s Violation: The High Price of Immigrating to the U.S.

The editor of Khasokhas speaks with a Nepalese immigrant about her harrowing account of being raped repeatedly as she traveled from Honduras through Mexico to a new life in the U.S.

One Nepali Woman’s Violation: The High Price of Immigrating to the U.S.

Best of 2015, Immigration, New York, South Asian August 18, 2015 at 3:37 pm

The editor of Khasokhas speaks with a Nepalese immigrant about her harrowing account of being raped repeatedly as she traveled from Honduras through Mexico to a new life in the U.S.

A cannoli stand on Mulberry Street for last September's San Gennaro festival.

Another Clash in Little Italy: Quality of Life vs. Cannoli

Culture, Food, Manhattan, New York, Western European February 9, 2012 at 5:23 pm

Mulberry Street residents say life is already intolerable during September’s San Gennaro festival, and an extension of the festival would only make it worse. Business owners say they need the festival to boost their foot traffic.

U.S. to send home 52 illegal Filipinos: Chartered jet leaves California Sunday

Uncategorized June 27, 2002 at 12:00 am

Fifty-two Filipinos will be deported on June 23, for violating United States immigration laws. They will be shipped out of the country to the Philippines by a special chartered flight arranged and paid for by the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) from El Centro, California. It is expected to beRead More

Georgia Coalition of Latino Leaders Turns 13

National May 24, 2019 at 12:38 pm

Headquartered in the back of a small supermarket in Dalton, GA, the Coalición de Líderes Latinos de Georgia (CLILA) has served the area’s Hispanic community for 13 years, Mundo Hispánico reports. CLILA offers English and citizenship classes and DACA application help, among other legal and community services. The coalition was founded in 2006 by Mexican immigrant América Gruner, who sought to mobilize the area’s large Hispanic population (mostly working in the carpet industry) against anti-immigrant measures but found that many were not eligible to vote because they didn’t apply for citizenship, or didn’t speak the language.

Visiting nurse in tenement yard, circa 1912. Photo by Jessie Tarbox Beals (Courtesy NYC Municipal Archives)

‘The Lung Block’ – Disrupting the Narrative of Italian Immigrants

How genealogical research on an Italian ancestor resulted in a re-evaluation of immigrant history in a square block of Lower Manhattan.

Delivery workers, such as Jinhua Li, coalesced in Corona Plaza to support a new state bill on e-bikes and scooters which they claim will counteract city policies viewed as discriminatory. (Photo: Mark Hallum via QNS)

Urging Legalization of E-Bikes

Asian, Food, Labor, Latino, New York May 6, 2019 at 5:22 pm

Delivery workers described being targeted by law enforcement for using e-bikes on the job at a press conference on a bill that would legalize the bikes, reports QNS.

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez speaking out in support of One Fair Wage Act. (Photo by Kelly Mena via Kings County Politics)

Debating a ‘Fair Wage’ vs. Tipped Wage

Brooklyn, Labor, New York April 24, 2019 at 2:09 pm

Legislators made a pitch for replacing the tipped wage with a higher minimum wage, but not all servers favor the change, Kings County Politics reports.

Councilman Ritchie Torres with Washington Avenue tenants in the Bronx. (Photo via El Diario)

Torres vs. Serrano? Potential Primary Challenge Rattles Hispanic Politics

Bronx, Latino, Politics March 19, 2019 at 5:49 pm

Inspired by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortéz’s shocking win last year, Bronx Council member Ritchie Torres is considering challenging veteran congressman José Serrano in the next Democratic primaries, potentially upending three decades of Hispanic politics, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Celebrating LGBTQ Equality in the Caribbean-American Community

Celebrating LGBTQ Equality in the Caribbean-American Community

Caribbean, Featured Posts, LGBTQ, Queens, Video March 19, 2019 at 12:31 pm

The Caribbean Equality Project recently celebrated its fourth year of empowering LGBTQ members of the Caribbean-American community in NYC.

Despite the fact that Italians have moved out of Bensonhurst in recent years, there are still signs of a vibrant Italian life, such as the Tribuzio Meat Market and the Congrega San Vito Do Ciminna Club on 18th Avenue. (Photo courtesy of Raymond Guarini via Brooklyn Reporter)

Recording Italian-American History in Brooklyn and Beyond

Brooklyn, Culture, History, Western European March 5, 2019 at 4:29 pm

Bay Ridge native Raymond Guarini works to preserve the history and stories of Italian Americans in Brooklyn and across the country, writes Brooklyn Reporter.

From left: Valerie Bell, mother of Sean Bell; Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Kadiatou Diallo, mother of Amadou Diallo; Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant; and Iris Baez, mother of Anthony Baez. (Photo by Bill Moore via Amsterdam News)

Toolkit Addresses Police-Involved Fatalities

New York, Police March 1, 2019 at 4:35 pm

Family members who lost loved ones in police shootings joined law enforcement officials at the presentation of a toolkit designed to discuss, and prevent, such incidents, reports Amsterdam News.

California Car Washers Get $4.2M in Landmark Wage-Theft Case

National February 13, 2019 at 2:59 pm

More than 800 California car washers, mostly immigrants, got $4.2 million in compensation in a massive wage-theft case against Southern California car wash mogul Vahid David Delrahim, La Opinión reports. The landmark case was possible thanks to a 15-year-old U.S. Department of Labor initiative for Spanish-speaking workers called Employment, Education and Outreach (EMPLEO). Angélica Salas, of the Immigrant Rights organization CHIRLA, said EMPLEO is an invaluable tool for “vulnerable workers who are often afraid of reporting labor complaints to the authorities or are threatened with being reported to ICE.”

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson (center left) and Council member Paul Vallone (center right) with Korean organization leaders including Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York Co-president Christine Colligan, Korean American Association of Greater New York President Minsun Kim and Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York Executive Director Linda Lee in the front center. (Photo courtesy of Vallone's office via QNS)

Johnson Proposes ‘More Specialized High Schools’

East Asian, Government, Queens, Social Services February 5, 2019 at 5:15 pm

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson joined Queens Council member Paul Vallone at a meeting with Korean-American leaders to address community issues such as education and small businesses, report QNS and Queens Chronicle.

José Cruz, a resident of Mott Haven, the Bronx, prepares to take financial advantage of a possible legalization of cannabis in New York. The death of his brother “Che” marked a before and after for José Cruz, who currently devotes much of his time to his organization Young, Fresh and Conscious. (Photo by José Martínez via El Diario)

In Cannabis Legalization Latinos See Business – And Redemption

Business, Health, Latino, New York January 17, 2019 at 4:02 pm

As Mayor Bill de Blasio mulls legalizing marijuana in the city, some Hispanic New Yorkers believe it would create business opportunities and reverse some of the damage inflicted on communities of color during the war on drugs, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Students and parents wait to enter the building to take the entrance exam. (Photo via World Journal)

Asians Swarm to Take Hunter College H.S. Entrance Exam

East Asian, Education, Manhattan January 14, 2019 at 5:31 pm

Parents waiting as their children took the Hunter College High School entrance exam spoke to World Journal with some saying the test only served as a learning experience while others took a jab at the mayor.