Post Tagged with: "Albany"

Demonstrators in Albany ask for driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. (Photo via El Diario)

Clamor for Driver’s Licenses Bill Reaches Albany

Government, Immigration, New York, Transportation March 13, 2019 at 5:07 pm

A broad pro-immigrant coalition and several legislators marched in Albany to urge the State Legislature to include in the next budget legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to have access to a driver’s license, El Diario La Prensa reports.

‘Living as the Son of an Alleged Terrorist’

‘Living as the Son of an Alleged Terrorist’

Crime, Muslim, New York, Video May 11, 2018 at 12:47 pm

BRIC TV profiles a young imam in Albany whose father was arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting operation.

Make the Road NY wants immigrants to be covered by the State budgets currently being negotiated in Albany. (Photo via El Diario)

Call to Approve Budget that Improves NY Immigrants’ Lives

Government, Immigration, New York, Social Services March 2, 2016 at 4:05 pm

A pro-immigrant group is proposing new measures to make the budgets discussed in Albany improve the lives of 23 percent of the population, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Ron Kim and small business owners and employees will rally in Albany against the state's nail salon law. (Photo courtesy of Ron Kim via Times Ledger)

In Albany, Nail Salon Workers to Ask for a ‘Fair Shot’

East Asian, Government, Labor, New York February 26, 2016 at 5:41 pm

State Assembly member Ron Kim and representatives from Chinese and Korean nail salon groups will lead a protest in Albany Feb. 29 against what they consider unfair targeting of the industry by the state, reports Times Ledger.

Jose Peralta (Image courtesy of the web site of New York State Senator Jose Peralta)

Tough Road for Pro-Immigrant Projects in Albany

Elections 2016, Government, Immigration, Latino, New York November 10, 2016 at 3:03 pm

As the New York State Senate remains in Republicans hands, Hispanic representatives admit that it will be difficult to advance such measures as driver’s licenses for undocumented people and the financial aid DREAM Act, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Marchers want cameras installed in schools to control the speed of passing cars to prevent accidents involving students. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Parents March to Albany for School Funding

Education, Latino, New York October 5, 2016 at 11:44 am

NYC parents are walking to ask the state to release the resources assigned by the court to ensure that all New York schools have the same quality education, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Donna Aceto via Gay City News)

LGBT Advocates Rally for Bill to Decriminalize Condom Possession

Health, In the News, LGBTQ, Politics June 12, 2013 at 11:03 am

The state bill would prevent condoms from being used evidence in court, Gay City News reports. Some members of the community stop carrying condoms in fear of being arrested for alleged prostitution.

Students from New York State Youth Leadership Council have walked from New York City to Albany to show their support for the state's DREAM Act. (Photo via Gotham Gazette)

Undocumented Students’ 150-Mile Trek for a DREAM

Education, Featured Posts, Immigration April 23, 2012 at 5:57 pm

Last week, a group of undocumented students arrived in Albany after a 150-mile, eight-day walk from New York City, to urge state legislators to pass the New York State DREAM Act, Gotham Gazette reported.