NY Immigrant Experience

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Faith-Based Fitness in NYC

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Health, New York, Religion, Video April 5, 2017 at 11:15 am

A NYC Health Department program brings instructors to 50 houses of worship citywide to teach yoga, Zumba and other fitness classes to congregants and volunteers.

Dr. Julie Ramos (Photo courtesy of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx via Women's eNews)

Latina Doctor Spreads the Word on Heart Disease in the Bronx

Bronx, Health, Latino, Women March 8, 2016 at 5:19 pm

Women’s eNews speaks to Dr. Julie Ramos, the director of outreach cardiology at Montefiore Medical Center, who works to break down the barriers preventing her mostly Spanish-speaking patients from receiving care for heart disease.

Nam Wah Tea Parlor on Doyers St. in New York's Chinatown (Photo by Julius Motal for Voices of NY)

An Immigrant Returns: How to Preserve the Past?

In the last of three articles, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing returns to China and assesses development and ways to preserve the past.

(left photo by Brian Jeffery Beggerly, Creative Commons license, right photo by Phil Davis, Creative Commons license)

An Immigrant Returns: Comparing Bike Cultures

In this second of three articles, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing returns to China and compares the bike culture of cities there and that of New York.

Diners at a restaurant in Beijing. (Photo by kattebelletje, Creative Commons license)

An Immigrant Returns: Feeling Like a Tourist

In the first of three articles for Voices of NY, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing describes her reactions on returning to family and friends in China after several years away.

Crosswalk on Main St. in Flushing, Queens (Photo by Julius Motal for Voices of NY)

Asian Americans Boost Their Political Clout

Asian Americans are boosting their political clout by getting the vote out and pushing politicians to be more responsive to their needs.

Looking for an ‘Invisible’ Immigrant Community

Looking for an ‘Invisible’ Immigrant Community

Two investigators trace the little-known migration of Spaniards to the U.S. from 1868 to 1945.

Mayra Hidalgo has advocated to make the campus at Sarah Lawrence immigrant-friendly. (Photo by Julius Motal/Voices of NY)

A Life Measured in Two-Year Increments

As the Obama administration delays executive action on immigration reform, a DREAMer is left in limbo.

Preparing for New Immigrant Students

Preparing for New Immigrant Students

The Internationals Network for Public Schools welcomes youth from Central America as well as many other nations.

Prekindergarten can be a boost for parents, as well as children. (Photo by John Donaghy, via Flickr Creative Commons)

Universal Pre-K Offers Immigrant Mothers an Economic Boost

The city’s new program will allow many in low-income communities to take up paid work.

Volunteers at the Aug. 22 Safe Passage Project training session (Photo by Mo Krochmal for Voices of NY)

Helping Young Migrants Navigate Immigration Court

Pro bono attorneys meet juveniles at their first court date in New York.

Central Americans Learn About the Law

Central Americans Learn About the Law

On Long Island, recent migrants cope with ankle bracelets and uncertainty about their future.

Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Aches and Pains Offer Window to Deeper Problems

Treating “somatic” ailments offers a path to addressing mental illness in the Asian-American community.

Photo by Nabil Rahman

How to Become Punjabi in New York City

An Indian immigrant rediscovers his Punjabi language and identity in New York City.

Tracking NYC’s Pre-K Rollout

Tracking NYC’s Pre-K Rollout

Voices of NY offers maps and data to analyze the new program’s first steps.