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.
The waterfalls in Paterson, New Jersey, which have experienced a boom in visitors since President Obama declared them a national historical park, has become a source of pride for the town’s growing Hispanic community, Reporte Hispano reports.
A new exhibit in the Bronx offers conceptual views on borders and neighbors, The Riverdale Press reports.
In a bid to help Hispanic families worried about costs, the Archdiocese of New York promotes low rates at Catholic cemeteries to allow believers to bury the bodies and ashes of their loved ones, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
While 10 Long Island workers fired for participating in the Day Without Immigrants protest are suing their former employers, labor activists help workers avoid being fired if they participate in the next strike, El Diario/La Prensa and Diario de México report.
El Diario/La Prensa interviews Bronx activist and City Council candidate Marjorie Velázquez, who aspires to be the first Latina elected to the 13th District seat.
The Latino community on Long Island, horrified at the death of four youths allegedly because of gang violence, is asking the authorities for help, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Washington Heights volunteers distributed flyers urging people to join a March for Immigrants’ Rights on April 23, ahead of the nationwide protest to be held on May 1, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” looks at efforts to bolster sanctuary cities as the federal government moves to cut funding. Meanwhile, as many immigrants stop going to hospitals, officials seek to dispel their fears.
An attack on two transgender Latinas in Jackson Heights highlights an increase in hate crimes against the LGBT community after Trump got elected, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Latino performing arts organization IATI Theater presents the play “Gazoline,” inspired by the 2005 Paris riots but set in a New York Hispanic neighborhood, Reporte Hispano reports.
Some Hispanic churches have seen a decrease in parishioners fearful of ICE, while others are thriving because of pro-immigrant activism, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Juan Vivares, the Colombian father whose detention by ICE for 20 days mobilized the pro-immigrant community in New York, talks to El Diario/La Prensa after returning home.
The latest ICE operation in the New York area ended with 31 immigrants detained – mostly in Queens and on Long Island, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
In its NYC premiere, the gripping play The War Boys explores the emotions and violence that mark the lives of three characters, one of them Mexican-American, who freelance as spotters helping the border patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border.