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.
Activists unconvinced by Mayor de Blasio’s plans to defend immigrants are demanding more guarantees, particularly regarding “broken windows” policing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The Queens World Film Festival will feature “Undocumented,” a documentary on an undocumented immigrant turned top cardiologist. Filmmaker Patricia Shih explains to World Journal how she sees her own father’s story in that of Dr. Harold Fernandez.
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.
In light of measures taken by the Trump administration, local elected officials and organizations expect a potential influx of immigrants from other states seeking protection in New York City, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
El Diario reports on the immigrants who took part in the “Day Without Immigrants” protest, and the employers who supported them. Queens Latino, meanwhile, takes a look at how the demonstration shuttered parts of Roosevelt Avenue.
During her final State of the City address, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito offered assurances that the city will keep fighting against Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Community groups are organizing biweekly free workshops in Sunset Park to inform immigrants about their rights and about how to deal with NYPD and ICE agents, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Myongku Kang has written a book about his cross-country trip across the U.S. on foot, and now plans to take his efforts overseas, Korea Daily 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.
Immigrants seeking refugee status are alarmed by Trump’s executive order ending a policy which allow migrants deemed low-risk to remain at large pending a hearing. However, local activists say that there are no funds to enforce the new rules, El Diario/La Prensa 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.
A teenage DACA recipient in Newark, New Jersey, had looked forward to getting his driver’s license and going to college. But now he and his family await an uncertain future.
Around 100 priests from different NJ churches showed up at the deportation proceedings of two immigrants to express their support, Reporte Hispano reports.
Raising worries among pro-immigrant advocates, Mayor de Blasio said he will soon announce which felonies will be added to the list of 170 criminal offenses currently considered by the city before releasing an undocumented immigrant to ICE, El Diario/La Prensa reports.