Jenny Hou, the former treasurer of John Liu’s mayoral campaign who was convicted over fundraising irregularities in 2013, will not be deported, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Nowy Dziennik spoke with Poles working without papers, some for many years.
Activists, students and teachers asked City Hall to keep funding English classes for adults, which benefit some 6,000 New Yorkers, in the new budget, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Union members, elected officials and community leaders come together to ask to halt the deportation of a Colombian man whose wife and children are U.S. citizens, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Jenifer Rajkumar has been named by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be the new director of Immigration Affairs for New York State, News India Times reports.
A photo exhibit by Louis Chan, the artist-in-residence at Pearl River Mart, gives a glimpse into the homes of Chinese Americans and the “Chinese characteristics” they keep intact, reports World Journal.
An exhibit at the New-York Historical Society features numerous examples of Native American body art, reports Indian Country Media Network.
The undocumented may be fearful of asserting their legal rights as tenants, housing advocates say in a City Limits article.
Famous for his body art in Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” Nigerian-born artist Laolu Senbanjo’s recent piece, entitled “Am I a Threat to Your Liberty,” comes as a result of the November election, reports BKLYNER.
In an emotional public hearing, the City Council investigated claims that ICE is detaining immigrants who have committed minor offenses when they appear in court, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
With the involvement of Homeland Security and ICE in the recent arrests of massage parlor employees, an attorney notes in World Journal the increasing presence of the agencies in such cases.
An Edison Township council member is advocating a measure that ensures residents that it is a “safe and welcoming” community, News India Times reports.
La Voz offers a first-person testimony of an immigrant woman in the Hudson Valley who has fulfilled her dream of earning a diploma in the U.S. after struggling with domestic violence as a child and a life of discrimination and harassment as an undocumented person.
Undocumented parents fearing ICE face a particular set of legal challenges to prevent children who are U.S. citizens from being left unprotected, in legal limbo or in care of the state, Diario de México USA reports.
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.