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BOOM!Health in the Bronx and Ending ‘Secure Communities’

BOOM!Health in the Bronx and Ending ‘Secure Communities’

Bronx, Health, Immigration, Labor, New York, Video November 18, 2014 at 2:21 pm

In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The City Council opts out of the Secure Communities program, New Immigrant Community Empowerment talks about using a graphic novel to fight employment agency fraud, and a syringe exchange program not without controversy.

Lorena Ortiz has had several bad experiences with job agencies in the city. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Graphic Novel Raises Awareness about Job Agency Fraud

Labor, Latino, New York November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pm

A local organization has published a graphic novel in Spanish to educate immigrants about fraud in job agencies, El Diario reports.

(Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Comic Book Informs Day Laborers of Their Rights

Immigration, In the News May 28, 2014 at 12:11 pm

New Immigrant Community Empowerment has issued a Spanish-language comic book to inform day laborers of their rights, Diario de Mexico reports.

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers the State of the City Address on Feb. 10, 2014. (Photo via video from NYC Mayor's Office)

Immigrants Pleased by News of ID for the Undocumented

Government, Immigration February 11, 2014 at 6:19 pm

Immigrants and advocacy groups applauded Bill de Blasio’s call for a municipal ID, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo via The Indypendent)

Fingerprint-Sharing Program Increases Immigrant Mistrust of NYPD

Crime, Immigration August 2, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Ten weeks since the Secure Communities information-sharing system between police and immigration authorities went into effect in New York City, The Indypendent examines how the controversial program has played out in immigrant communities.

“José Busca Legalizarse” (José Seeks Legal Status)

New Comic Book Warns Immigrants of Scams

Immigration, Latino May 29, 2012 at 5:21 pm

A Jackson Heights-based immigrant advocate group has put out a Spanish graphic novel, “José Busca Legalizarse” (José Seeks Legal Status), to warn immigrants about potential immigration fraud.