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Nilda and her son Keyden. (Form the website

Helping Immigrants, ‘While They Wait’

Immigration, Media January 8, 2019 at 4:12 pm

Remezcla writes about a new campaign to help immigrants waiting for their cases to be heard in immigration court, and the music video that accompanied the launch of the campaign.

Lawsuits charging police abuse have increased. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Free Workshops for Immigrants to Self-Protect Against ICE, NYPD

Brooklyn, Immigration, Latino, Police February 17, 2017 at 8:57 am

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.

Protesters join an Immigration Rally organized by The Alliance for Labor and Immigrant Rights and Jobs for All near City Hall New York City on May 1, 2010.

More photos from the rally are available in this set.

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In Trump’s Era, Activists Scramble to Advise, Calm Immigrants

Immigration, New York, Social Services January 31, 2017 at 6:08 pm

Community and pro-immigration groups are multiplying outreach efforts and workshops to inform immigrants about their rights and about how to keep calm and safe under Trump, El Diario/La Prensa reports.