Post Tagged with: "unaccompanied minors"

Tatiana Rojas at her Kingston High School main office. (Photo by Antonio Flores-Lobos via La Voz)

Tatiana Rojas: Bringing Two Worlds Together One Student at a Time

Central American, Education, New York March 15, 2017 at 2:06 pm

From her job at Kingston City School District schools, Tatiana Rojas has become an indispensable link between the recently-arrived unaccompanied minors from Central America in the Hudson Valley and the school district’s teachers, psychologists and social workers, La Voz reports.

(Photo via El Diario)

Immigrant Communities on Edge as Rumors Spread

Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, New York January 6, 2016 at 5:21 pm

False rumors of ICE checkpoints and raids have generated anxiety and fear among Latino immigrants, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

NY Calls for More Funding for Migrant Children

NY Calls for More Funding for Migrant Children

Government, Immigration, New York, Youth December 11, 2015 at 12:58 pm

The City Council Committee on Immigration is requesting more funding as it expects that the number of unaccompanied minors entering the country will increase, El Diario reports.

‘Minor Infractions’ and Subway Lines by Languages

‘Minor Infractions’ and Subway Lines by Languages

Immigration, New York, Transportation, Video October 3, 2014 at 5:19 pm

In this week’s episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: City efforts to help unaccompanied minors; Secure Communities’ lack of effectiveness; and mapping languages spoken by subway line.

Rondout Bridge in Kingston, New York (Photo by bsheets, Creative Commons license)

Migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley

Immigration, In the News, Metro Area, Youth September 9, 2014 at 5:32 pm

La Voz describes two brothers among several people migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley, and the challenges such migrants face.

Preparing for New Immigrant Students

Preparing for New Immigrant Students

The Internationals Network for Public Schools welcomes youth from Central America as well as many other nations.

Volunteers at the Aug. 22 Safe Passage Project training session (Photo by Mo Krochmal for Voices of NY)

Helping Young Migrants Navigate Immigration Court

Pro bono attorneys meet juveniles at their first court date in New York.

Katherine Polanco (center) with her sister and stepfather Acner Alan Espinoza. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Cases of Immigrant Children in NYC Move Slowly

Central American, Immigration, Youth August 20, 2014 at 6:02 pm

After spending a day at a New York immigration court, a reporter for El Diario found that most cases of unaccompanied minors crossing the border are postponed due to a lack of lawyers.

Central Americans Learn About the Law

Central Americans Learn About the Law

On Long Island, recent migrants cope with ankle bracelets and uncertainty about their future.

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.