New York-based Dominican community organization Dominicanos USA (DUSA) have registered 100,000 new voters in the East Coast, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Puerto Ricans in Paterson, NJ celebrate their 44th national parade boasting more political power than ever but with clouds on the horizon, Reporte Hispano reports.
Polish American organizations are urging immigrants and Polish Americans to be sure to vote, Nowy Dziennik reports.
Pakistani Christians in Queens voiced their support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, reports Times Ledger.
Public officials and civic leaders praised Rep. Charles Rangel, now serving his final term as congressman, at a tribute event during Harlem Week, reports Amsterdam News.
Marisol Alcantara has the support of Adriano Espaillat, the state senator – and likely soon-to-be member of Congress – whose seat she is looking to take over. However, her affiliation with the Senate Independent Democratic Conference has some concerned, including two of her opponents, reports Gotham Gazette.
A new lawsuit charges that Democratic party leaders in the Bronx have defrauded voters by controlling the process whereby candidates for office are chosen and receive backing, reports Hunts Point Express.
Rep. Grace Meng (D–NY) spoke with The Korea Times about her accomplishments and her concerns for immigrant, Asian and Korean issues as she seeks a third term in Congress representing the 6th Congressional District in NY.
As the growing Ecuadorean community in Newark prepares to celebrate its national independence day, residents are hoping to increase their political representation, Reporte Hispano reports.
The Asian-American New York State Primary Candidate Forum, attended by activists and candidates, sought to encourage communities to vote on Primary Day in September, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey Philip D. Murphy proposed reducing the rising cost of parades in the state, Reporte Hispano reports.
At a recent municipal meeting in Palisades Park, Korean residents opposed a rezoning ordinance and succeeded in getting it tabled, Korea Daily reports.
S.J. Jung, who is challenging Toby Stavisky for the 16th District State Senate seat in Queens, charged that most of the signatures on petitions supporting Stavisky’s run are ineligible, The Korea Times and Times Ledger reported.
At the Democratic convention, Reporte Hispano talked with superdelegate Lizette Delgado Polanco, a Dominican from NJ, as well as delegates from both the Clinton and Sanders camps.
Portuguese-American Jack Martins, running on the Republican ticket for the 3rd congressional district seat on Long Island, talks about the immigrants’ journey.