The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is requesting the court to impose fines and restitution against Major World and to revoke the business’ license, reports El Diario/La Prensa.
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.
The Jewish Week speaks to community members about the bomb threat sent to the Jewish Children’s Museum and the rise in anti-Semitic incidents across the country. Meanwhile, The Forward looks at how the acts have affected children.
Noticia LI reports on reaction to the arrest of 13 members of MS-13 on Long Island, including from the mother of one of the gang’s victims.
The predominance of graffiti tags of Mexican gang Sur 13 in the streets of Corona, Queens, points to an increase in gang violence and criminal activity, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The parents of Jenny Hou, the convicted former treasurer for John Liu’s mayoral campaign, asked supporters to sign a plea letter in hopes that a judge will let their daughter stay in the U.S. with her family, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Sujeet Rajan, executive editor of Parikh Worldwide Media, warns of a risky time for non-whites and urges action against racism in News India Times.
A plan to clean up Roosevelt Avenue has some Jackson Heights residents worried over the problems it could cause for some immigrants.
Assemblyman David I. Weprin, who represents the multiethnic neighborhoods of Queens, held a meeting of his South Asian Advisory Panel to discuss hate crimes, News India Times reports.
With the arrival of a Trump presidency, some immigrants are considering resorting to marriage fraud to protect themselves. However, experts warn that the risk is too high, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Assemblymember Ron Kim of Flushing is asking in an online survey whether attacks on Asian food delivery workers merit stiffer punishment, QNS reports.
The Venezuelan community in the U. S. is anxiously watching as the trial against President Nicolás Maduro’s relatives for alleged drug trafficking began in a New York court, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Lawyers from the Queens District Attorney’s Office and others warned of housing, investment and immigration scams being perpetrated in the Korean community, especially against seniors, reports Korea Daily.
Tired of crime and noisy nightclubs on Roosevelt Ave., Jackson Heights officials are calling for a moratorium on new alcohol licenses and a full clean-up “Times Sq. style,” Diario/La Prensa reports.
BRIC TV takes a look at “In Our Backyard,” a documentary on the underground sex trafficking trade in Brooklyn, with director Danielle Rose and survivor Iryna.