As official figures show that the NYPD’s Neighborhood Coordination Officers program has had a positive effect in crime prevention, immigrants on Staten Island still mistrust cops almost three years after Eric Garner’s death, El Diario/La Prensa 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.
Concern over the immigration measures enforced by the Trump administration has become a true nightmare affecting the five boroughs far beyond immigrants without legal status, Impacto Latino and El Diario report.
Although she has two children in the U.S. Army and is awaiting her green card, a Staten Island Mexican woman is terrified that Trump will deport her, Diario de México USA reports.
Teens in NYC neighborhoods with high teen pregnancy rates are working to help educate their peers and reduce the rates.
The Mexican-American photographer and activist documents the Mexican community on Staten Island in a photo exhibit at the Mexican consulate in New York, Impacto New York reports.
A group of immigrant women is creating a workers’ cooperative for nannies on Staten Island, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Colombian artist Lina Montoya, aka Ele Eme, puts in effort, energy, and creativity to highlight the unexplored beauty – both material and human – of Staten Island, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
A new child care cooperative is being organized on Staten Island, reports Diario de México.
Relatives of Eric Garner, who died at the hands of an NYPD officer two years ago, were joined by marchers marking his death at a rally on Staten Island on July 17.
La Colmena, a 250-member organization, seeks to help immigrant workers on Staten Island, Diario de México reports.
The Staten Island Mixtec Carnival featured traditional dances and music performed by groups of immigrant workers from Mexico, Diario de México reports.
The 10th Annual Youth Empowerment Summit on Staten Island advises and honors youth in the borough.
On Staten Island, markers placed at unmarked graves honoring Irish famine victims represent the first of their kind in the U.S. and are part of an effort by the Ireland-based Committee for Commemoration of Irish Famine Victims to unite victims worldwide, reports Irish Central.
The Ñani Migrante Transnational Project made it possible for relatives who had not seen each other in years to reunite in Manhattan, El Diario reports.