At the “Filipino Americans in Politics” forum in New Jersey, a 70-year-old first-time public official in Bergen County shares his experiences, and panelists look at why FilAms do not tend to financially support candidates, reports The FilAm.
Rising municipal costs are putting at risk this year’s Peruvian Parade in Paterson, New Jersey, the biggest of its kind in the nation, Reporte Hispano reports.
An Edison Township council member is advocating a measure that ensures residents that it is a “safe and welcoming” community, News India Times reports.
At a discussion in Edison, New Jersey, panelists called on the community to speak out against hate crimes and emphasized educating the public to prevent such attacks, reports News India Times.
A municipal resolution forbidding local police from collaborating with ICE passed unanimously in Irvington, the latest Westchester town to formally express support for immigrants, Westchester Hispano reports.
Korea Daily reports on the range of reactions among Koreans in New York and New Jersey in response to news that the Constitutional Court had unanimously ruled to formally remove impeached President Park Geun-hye from office.
Kids in Brooklyn are learning to play soccer with a Dutch trainer.
The state of Puebla, Mexico, is offering free legal assistance to nationals in New York and New Jersey, Reporte Hispano reports.
A new bilingual group counseling program for Korean victims of domestic violence will begin shortly in Bergen County, New Jersey, reports Korea Daily.
The Tibetan New Year was observed by members of the Tibetan tri-state community on March 4.
El Diario/La Prensa profiles Hipatia López, a young Latina entrepreneur who won a contest to promote her invention on HSN: an “Empanada Fork.”
The Salvadoran consulate in New Jersey announced that it will offer more legal assistance to nationals in the area, Reporte Hispano reports.
In response to President Trump’s “xenophobic campaign rhetoric,” the City Council of Plainfield, New Jersey, approved a resolution to protect its large immigrant community from ICE, Reporte Hispano reports.
Union City is the latest New Jersey city that will offer a municipal ID for immigrants, free of charge, starting next month, Reporte Hispano reports.
As New Jersey legislators introduced an innovative alternative to the possible loss of federal funding for sanctuary cities, street protest asked New Brunswick to join the list, Reporte Hispano reports.