Post Tagged with: "immigration"

Telling the History of New York’s Immigrants in ‘City of Dreams’

Telling the History of New York’s Immigrants in ‘City of Dreams’

Book Beat, History, Immigration, New York November 29, 2016 at 3:50 pm

In his new book “City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York,” history professor Tyler Anbinder seeks to demonstrate that immigrants “just are not that much different than they were 100 or 150 years ago.”

New York State Secretary of State Rossana Rosado, announcing the state's new NaturalizeNY initiative (Photo by Yeo Ram Choi for Voices of NY)

NaturalizeNY, a New State Program, Unveiled

Immigration, New York July 13, 2016 at 5:35 pm

New York State Secretary of State Rossana Rosado announced a new public-private initiative, NaturalizeNY, to promote more citizenship applications by immigrants in the state. Academic collaborators will help to assess what works best to encourage applications.

A Day in the Life of Miguel

A Day in the Life of Miguel

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Immigration, Labor, Mexican, Voices' Picks January 26, 2015 at 12:08 pm

Miguel, 29, is a Mexican immigrant working in a Brooklyn deli. Rahim Chagani follows him at his job in this photo essay.

Ana Rosa Martínez and her daughter Katherine (Photo by Victor Matos via El Diario)

Honduran Girl’s Struggle to Get to NYC

Central American, Immigration, In the News, Manhattan, Youth July 23, 2014 at 3:36 pm

A little girl arrived in NYC recently, as have thousands of minors from Central America, El Diario reports. She hopes to not be deported.

In one musical numbers, two immigrants (Suzanne Grodner, Sean Jenness) compete over who was worse off back home. (Photo by Antonia Massa/Voices of NY)

Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

Featured Posts, History, Immigration, Voices' Picks April 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm

“Liberty: A Monumental New Musical” is a reminder of the forgotten history of a revered American icon.

(Photo by Jiwon Choi/Voices of NY)

De Blasio Talks Policy with City’s Ethnic Media

The mayor discussed affordable housing, immigration and other topics at a roundtable at City Hall.

Top 20 stories of 2013 (photo collage by Jiwon Choi, Voices of NY)

Voices of NY’s Top 20 for 2013

Featured Posts, Top 20 Stories of 2013, Voices' Picks December 19, 2013 at 7:14 pm

High-impact stories from community and ethnic media outlets.

Katerin Pleites, 12 (Photo by Gerardo Romo via somosdreamers.us).

Dreamers Share Their Stories on Interactive Platform

Government, Immigration, In the News, Latino November 21, 2013 at 12:34 pm

An interactive multimedia project in support of the DREAM Act is encouraging dreamers across the nation to put out their pictures and share their aspirations. “Somos Dreamers/We Are Dreamers” has been launched by Impremedia, the publisher of El Diario-La Prensa.

Photo from NYCity NewsService video

Rallying for Detained Dreamers

Immigration October 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm

Friends and relatives of detained Dreamers rallied in front of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s New York office in hopes of getting her support, reports NYCity NewsService. The Dreamers were the latest U.S.-raised immigrants who have tried to re-enter the country.

(Photo by Melanie Bencosme/Voices of NY)

El Diario’s Editor Seeks Journalism with ‘Social Impact’

A policeman’s daughter, Erica Gonzalez steers El Diario in its 100th year with hard news and collaborations.

(Photo by Linda Sarsour @lsarour via Twitter)

Immigration Rally Through Social Media

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Immigration, Voices' Picks October 7, 2013 at 3:27 pm

Highlights of Saturday’s immigration rally in Queens Latino, El Diario, Colorlines and on Twitter and Instagram.

Immigration Reform Supporters Rally to Reinvigorate Cause

Immigration Reform Supporters Rally to Reinvigorate Cause

Brooklyn, Featured Posts, Immigration September 27, 2013 at 2:01 pm

Following a sluggish summer, supporters of immigration reform across the country will rally on October 5.

Untraditional Path to Citizenship: Leaving the US

Untraditional Path to Citizenship: Leaving the US

Bronx, Immigration, In the News, Mexican September 20, 2013 at 11:15 pm

The Manhattan Times reports on the journey of Marco Saavedra, an undocumented New Yorker who traveled to Mexico in order to enter the U.S. as an asylum-seeker.

Celebrating Polish pride in New York. (Photo by shidababe, Creative Commons license)

Editorial: Polish Diaspora Could Lose Heritage

Culture, Eastern European, Opinion August 23, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A Nowy Dziennik editorial maintains that without a concerted effort from parents, the community and Polish leaders, their children and grandchildren may forget their ethnic heritage.

(Photo by Humberto Arellano via El Diario-La Prensa)

Getting Pardoned in a Court of Worship

Brooklyn, Crime, Religion August 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm

The Project Safe Surrender program in Brooklyn allows residents to go to a designated church to resolve pending legal cases, a location where no one can be arrested, reports El Diario-La Prensa.