Post Tagged with: "Mexico"

ndrés Hipólito Morales left Mexico when he was 22. Now, he has his own flower business in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. (Photo by José Martínez via El Diario)

As López Obrador Takes Office, Mexicans in US are Hopeful

Government, Mexican, New York December 3, 2018 at 4:55 pm

As President Andrés Manuel López Obrador takes office, Mexicans in New York and Los Angeles express hope for less corruption and violence back home, more respect for nationals in the U.S., and a focus on such issues as education and women’s rights, El Diario/La Prensa and La Opinión report.

"Mexico is where you are" (Image via Voto Mexicano/Facebook)

Helping LI Mexicans to Vote in Mexican Elections

Long Island, Mexican, Politics March 16, 2018 at 12:54 pm

A local, grassroots initiative will help Mexicans on the Long Island East End vote in their country’s next presidential election, RiverheadLOCAL en Español reports.

The new head of Mi Casa es Puebla (Photo via Reporte Hispano)

Mexican State Offers Free Legal Help for Nationals

Government, Immigration, Metro Area March 8, 2017 at 4:59 pm

The state of Puebla, Mexico, is offering free legal assistance to nationals in New York and New Jersey, Reporte Hispano reports.

Virginia, along with two other Mexicans living in NYC, shares her views on whether Mexican President Enrique Peña-Nieto should come to the U.S. Watch their videos below.

NYC Mexicans: Mexico Should Not Pay for the Wall

Mexican, New York, Video January 27, 2017 at 4:56 pm

Diario de México asked Mexicans in New York about President Trump’s latest actions and the response is unanimous: Mexico should not pay for the wall and President Peña Nieto did well in cancelling his visit.

Ángelo Cabrera, happy to be back in New York. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Ángelo Cabrera Joins Baruch College

Mexican, New York April 8, 2016 at 2:18 pm

After being pardoned by immigration authorities, Ángelo Cabrera, will now promote DACA and DAPA at Baruch College, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Asking Mexican Immigrants for Investments Instead of Remittances

Immigration, Labor, Mexican January 12, 2017 at 12:16 pm

A cooperative from Puebla, Mexico, seeks investors among the Mexican community in New York to create jobs instead of depending on remittances, Diario de México USA reports.

(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.

Meet Mujeres en Movimiento, Latina Activists in Queens

Meet Mujeres en Movimiento, Latina Activists in Queens

Featured Posts, Latino, Queens, Video March 29, 2016 at 3:14 pm

The group Mujeres en Movimiento exercises together, has argued in favor of a new bike lane in Queens, and has been tapped by City Council member Julissa Ferreras to be on the advisory board of the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Alliance.

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.

Hoctun, Yucatán, Mexico. Nov. 25, 2014 – Juan Casanova, 47, showing his American and Mexican passports. “The American dream helped me build my Mexican dream.” (Photo by Joey Rosa/UBELONG)

Immigration Seen From the Other Side

Culture, Immigration, Manhattan, Mexican October 5, 2015 at 8:17 pm

A photo exhibition delves into the emotional and social aspects of immigration to the U.S. which manifest themselves in Mexico.

Participants of “Dreamers Without Borders” program in 2015 visit Mexico (Photo via U.S.-Mexico Foundation video)

Program Helps ‘Dreamers’ Visit Mexico

Immigration, Youth June 14, 2016 at 2:49 pm

A Mexican-American organization will help around 100 Dreamer beneficiaries of DACA to visit Mexico, Diario de México reports.

Angelo remembers the moments he experienced when he immigrated to New York. (Photo by Rafael Gaviria via Diario de México)

Away from Home, Angelo Cabrera Speaks About His Future

Featured Posts, Immigration, Mexican, New York February 9, 2015 at 4:01 pm

From his family’s humble home in Puebla, Mexico, Angelo Cabrera tells Diario de Mexico about his desires to keep fighting for his fellow Mexicans in NY, the city he calls “my home.”

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.

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A Night of Protests: Ayotzi 43

Protestors gathered in Times Square Dec. 3, in one of 43 protests around the nation to mark the disappearance in Mexico of students known as the Ayotzi 43.

Protestors near the U.N. on Nov. 23 (Photo by Lucina Melesia for Voices of NY)

Mexican Protests: Is This Time Different?

Featured Posts, Manhattan, Mexican, Voices' Picks November 26, 2014 at 2:02 pm

At Columbia University, panelists at a forum discussed the possibility of “transitional justice” after the disappearance of 43 students in Iguala, Mexico.