Writing for La Voz, a teenager narrates how, fleeing violence in her native Honduras, she arrived in the U.S. and laid roots in her new country. Despite President Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric, she wants to be a senator.
El Diario/La Prensa examines the case of Sara Beltrán, a Salvadoran asylum seeker with a brain tumor in Queens who claims that she has obtained faulty legal counsel for her immigration process.
From her job at Kingston City School District schools, Tatiana Rojas has become an indispensable link between the recently-arrived unaccompanied minors from Central America in the Hudson Valley and the school district’s teachers, psychologists and social workers, La Voz reports.
The Salvadoran consulate in New Jersey announced that it will offer more legal assistance to nationals in the area, Reporte Hispano reports.
A 19-year-old Salvadoran detained by ICE becomes a rallying point for Mayor de Blasio and city officials as they stand up for the city’s sanctuary status, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Salvadorian community in New Jersey is concerned but hopeful that the Trump administration will renew their temporary protected status (TPS), Reporte Hispano.
City health officials are issuing new warnings about the Zika virus, concerned that holiday-related travel to affected areas might result in more infections.
New York City agencies again received a D+ grade for their efforts to contract with minority and women-owned businesses, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer said Oct. 31, calling for much stronger action to reverse the problem.
Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop spoke with reporters about his agency’s work, and detailed what SBS will do to promote the new ambitious goals of the de Blasio administration for boosting contracting with women and minority-owned businesses.
El Diario/La Prensa reports on the Salvadoran communities on Long Island and in Yonkers as they celebrate their national day.
As Zika cases rise, the NYC Department of Health is launching a new campaign to urge pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant, and their partners, to defer travel to Zika-affected areas.
New York City plans to expand the number of languages in which voter registration forms will be available by adding Russian, Urdu, Haitian Creole, French and Arabic to the existing English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Bangla forms.
In an unprecedented effort, Salvadoran and other Latino immigrants put money and effort to renovate and improve the Salvadoran consulate in Elizabeth, NJ, Reporte Hispano reports.
Puerto Rican lawyer David Martínez has started a piñata business and has published a children’s book dedicated to Hispanic kids, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble mixed jazz with Garifuna music in their performance from a stoop in Mott Haven. The show is one of more than a dozen taking place on “rooftops, stoops and public nooks” as part of the “South Bronx Culture Trail Fusion Fest 2016,” reports Caribbean Life.