Post Tagged with: "DREAMers"

Jesús López, one of the Dreamers active in Catalina Cruz’s campaign for a seat in the Assembly. (Photo via El Diario)

‘Dreamers’ Show Their Power by Activating Voters

Elections 2018, Queens August 16, 2018 at 2:11 pm

Even though they won’t be able to vote, New York Dreamers are actively involved in get-out-the-vote campaigns ahead of the upcoming primaries, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy shakes the hand of student Maria del Cielo Mendez. (Photo from the Office of the Governor via El Diario)

As NJ Passes DREAM Bill, NY Dreamers Wonder: What About Us?

Education, Government, Immigration May 10, 2018 at 5:32 pm

Immigrant groups cheer legislation in New Jersey signed into law that allows undocumented college students to qualify for financial aid, while noting that New York lags behind, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Terraza 7 and Mexican Folk Dancing in ‘Nueva York’

Terraza 7 and Mexican Folk Dancing in ‘Nueva York’

Latino, Mexican, New York, Video April 13, 2018 at 4:02 pm

CUNY TV’s “Nueva York” visits a popular Jackson Heights bar and a Mexican youth folk dance group, and interviews a Dreamer, and a Japanese-Peruvian composer.

Luis Miranda Jr. (Photo via Impacto Latino)

Luis Miranda Jr. Seeks Fair Representation for Latinos

Latino, Politics, Puerto Rican February 22, 2018 at 4:44 pm

Luis A. Miranda Jr., the influential Puerto Rican political strategist who founded the Hispanic Federation, is now the board chair of the Latino Victory Project, which seeks to expand Latino representation in the United States, Impacto Latino reports.

Catalina Cruz (Photo via El Diario)

Dreamer Catalina Cruz Seeks NY Assembly Seat

Elections 2018, Immigration, Latino, Politics, Queens January 31, 2018 at 5:07 pm

Queens Latina Dreamer and pro-immigrant activist Catalina Cruz seeks to represent Assembly District 39, comprising the neighborhoods of Elmhurst, Corona and Jackson Heights, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Activist Cristina Jiménez, with her brother and parents. (Photo via El Diario)

Dreamer Who Fought for the Creation of DACA Wins ‘Genius’ Grant

Immigration, New York, South American October 12, 2017 at 4:01 pm

Ecuadorean “Dreamer” and immigrant advocate Cristina Jiménez is one of the 2017 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Genius grant award winners, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Concerned “Dreamers” Paola Soria and Karla Collaguazo, from Ecuador, listen to Jeff Sessions’ conference about the end of DACA. Established with funding from the city, the new workers’ center inaugurated by the Worker’s Justice Project is an “oasis” in the midst of the current anti-immigrant climate and policies. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Dreamers’ Anxiety Could Affect Their Mental Health

Health, Immigration September 15, 2017 at 5:55 pm

The fear and angst New York Dreamers are feeling in light of the possibility of losing DACA could have an impact on their mental health, compounded with the fear of losing health insurance, El Diario/La Prensa reports. 

President Minsun Kim of KAAGNY speak at the press conference. To his left is Rabbi Robert Kaplan of JCRC and to Kim’s right is Charles Yoon, chairman of the KAAGNY board. (Photo via The Korea Times)

A Letter-Writing Campaign for Dreamers

East Asian, Immigration, Jewish September 15, 2017 at 2:41 pm

Korean groups nationwide, including The Korean American Association of Greater New York, have started a letter-writing campaign urging the passage of legislation that would protect DACA recipients, reports The Korea Times.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Mexican ‘Dreamers’ Return to New York

Mexican, New York, Youth January 10, 2017 at 11:48 am

After visiting Mexico for over a month as part of the Dreamers Without Borders educational program, students who are DACA beneficiaries returned to New York, Diario de México USA reports.

Concepcion Blanco y Ricardo Perez participaran de la procesion.
Preparandose para la procesion de Semana Santa. Freddy Blanco, su esposa Concepcion Blanco, Ricardo Perez, quien sera Jesus con el Padre Jose Felix Ortega en la Iglesia San Pedro en Riverdale Ave. en Yonkers.
Photo Credito Mariela Lombard/El Diario NY.

Immigrants on Good Friday: ‘Trump Is Crucifying Us’

Elections 2016, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Politics, Religion March 25, 2016 at 7:50 pm

A group of immigrants will stage the way of the Cross in Yonkers to pray for an end to the current xenophobic atmosphere, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo courtesy of César Vargas via Diario de México)

Mexican ‘Dreamer’ Lawyer Allowed to Practice

Immigration, Mexican, New York February 3, 2016 at 5:02 pm

César Vargas, New York’s first undocumented lawyer, officially became a licensed attorney today after years of legal hurdles, Diario de México reports.

Osman Canales (third from the right) and Dr. Fernández (in the gray suit) with some of the collaborators. (Photo via NoticiaLI)

Hope and Lessons at Long Island DREAMers Conference

Education, Immigration, Latino, Long Island October 19, 2016 at 5:32 pm

More than 500 students participated in an emotional Second Annual Long Island DREAMers Conference, Noticia reports.

Antonio Alarcón, a 22 year-old undocumented student born in Mexico, received a scholarship to go to college. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

DOE Promotes College Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Education, Latino, New York October 13, 2016 at 4:12 pm

Undocumented students finishing high school in New York may access free college programs thanks to a New York City Department of Education campaign, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Photo via Diario de México)

DACA Students Will Travel from NYC to Mexico

Education, Mexican October 12, 2016 at 3:41 pm

A program at City College will allow Mexican students with DACA status to travel to Mexico to visit their families and learn about their country of origin, Diario de México USA reports.

The ‘Peopling of America’ at Ellis Island

The ‘Peopling of America’ at Ellis Island

Asian, History, Immigration, New York, Video October 2, 2015 at 6:35 pm

CUNY TV’s “Asian American Life” visits Ellis Island’s new exhibit and looks at how some of those who passed through the gateway shaped Asian-American history.