Post Tagged with: "family"

As Second Generation Puts Off Marriage, Korean Parents Worry

Culture, East Asian, In the News August 3, 2012 at 11:13 am

The median age for first marriages has increased steadily in recent decades in America, including among second-generation immigrants. For Korean parents, watching their children grow older without getting married can be disconcerting, the Korea Times reported.

Last year, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement informed the Quiej family that they would have one year to leave the country, but with the help of lawyer Stephen Traylor, they were able to secure a one-year extension.

Guatemalan Family Fights to Stay Together

Immigration, Split Families July 10, 2012 at 1:16 pm

Brazilian Voice reported on the Quiej family of Princeton, N.J. — Guatemalans who face deportation after almost two decades here. Last year, the government gave them one year to stay in the country, after Ebelyn, a 20-year-old who suffered from cerebral palsy, developed epilepsy. But their time is running out.

A Practical Guide to Korean Adoption

Asian, Immigration, In the News June 6, 2012 at 3:40 pm

Korea has traditionally harbored a skepticism about cross-cultural adoption, but in a departure from this attitude, Korean-Americans are increasingly turning to adoption for their own families. The first two parts of the Korea Times’ three-part series examined this phenomenon and offered some data on the trend. The third part explains the nuts and bolts of how to adopt an international baby.

A New Group Takes to Korean Adoption — Korean-Americans

A New Group Takes to Korean Adoption — Korean-Americans

Culture, History May 29, 2012 at 6:55 pm

Korea, a racially homogenous nation, has traditionally harbored a skepticism about cross-cultural adoption, despite being the source of much adoption from the West. But in a departure from this attitude, Korean-Americans are increasingly turning to adoption for their own families.

Philadelphia Factory in Fatal Fire Owned by Family of Brooklyn Developers

Brooklyn, Crime, In the News May 4, 2012 at 5:38 pm

The owners of a neglected factory in Philadelphia that caught fire in April, killing two firefighters, come from an influential Hasidic Jewish family based in Brooklyn, reported The Jewish Daily Forward. The two men also have plans in the works to develop rental apartments in Williamsburg.

David Cambray's family: (Top) Ramón Gascón Faro, Antonia Agustina and Sebastián Cambray Pueyo; (seated) María Cambray Pueyo, María Armengol Soler and Agustín Cambray Pueyo; and the children Ramón Gascón Cambray, Joseph and James Cambray Armengol. (Photo via El Diario/La Prensa)

A Spanish Family’s Century-Old American Story

Featured Posts, History, Immigration April 27, 2012 at 5:06 pm

From the late 19th century until 1931, tens of thousands of Spanish immigrants arrived at Ellis Island, including a man named Agustín Cambray Puello. El Diario introduces us to his grandson, David Cambray, a Spanish-American who has traced the story of his family on both sides of the Atlantic.

Nancy Bruny and her teenage son, Alessandro, rediscovered her homeland of Taiwan together.

Essay: The Bad American

East Asian, Featured Posts, Immigration March 23, 2012 at 3:08 pm

After four decades in America, a Taiwanese immigrant returns to her homeland with her teenage son. But while he discovers a part of his identity there, she finds that she has become a foreigner in her own country.

Hadi Al Najjar, 24, and a native of Ibb in southwest Yemen, said even if President Saleh leaves, tribal wars will persist.

Yemen’s turmoil echoes in Bronx

Bronx, In the News, Middle Eastern, Politics October 21, 2011 at 5:27 pm

The turmoil of the Arab Spring has immigrants from Yemen worried about those they left behind. The return of Yemen’s president has sparked fresh violence and imposed new hardship on their families.