Post Tagged with: "undocumented"

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at a press conference. The Council voted to pass a resolution to allow New York City to remain a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

New York Will Remain a Sanctuary City for Immigrants

Government, Immigration, New York December 7, 2016 at 5:02 pm

The City Council unanimously approved the resolution to reaffirm the city’s support for immigrants in a plenary session, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Irish Leaders Urge Caution

Irish Leaders Urge Caution

Bronx, Immigration, Metro Area, New York, Queens, Western European November 18, 2016 at 5:36 pm

Irish community leaders say it will take time to sort out the implications of Donald Trump’s win for undocumented Irish immigrants in the U.S., Irish Central reports.

Standing on the steps of City Hall in Manhattan, Assembly members Marcos Crespo (front row, right)and Francisco Moya (front row, center), alongside activist César Vargas (center) and Senator-Elect Marisol Alcántara call on President Obama to stop DACA deportations and ask for presidential pardon. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Dreamers Plead Obama for Mass Presidential Pardon

Immigration, New York November 17, 2016 at 4:41 pm

As NYU students said that their campus will be a sanctuary where undocumented people will be protected, local elected officials asked Obama to issue a mass presidential pardon for Dreamers, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Antonio Alarcón, a 22 year-old undocumented student born in Mexico, received a scholarship to go to college. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

DOE Promotes College Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Education, Latino, New York October 13, 2016 at 4:12 pm

Undocumented students finishing high school in New York may access free college programs thanks to a New York City Department of Education campaign, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Julissa Arce speaks at Strand Bookstore in New York after her interview with El Diario. (Photo by Ana B. Nieto via El Diario)

Secrets of an Undocumented Wall Street Executive

Immigration, Latino, Manhattan September 23, 2016 at 10:24 pm

Former undocumented immigrant and Wall Street executive Julissa Arce encouraged Latinos to vote as she presented her memoir “My (Underground) American Dream,” El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by DeShaun Craddock, Creative Commons license)

A Dream Shattered by Supreme Court’s Decision on DAPA

Immigration July 19, 2016 at 4:40 pm

A Chinese immigrant tells World Journal her story of being undocumented and how the Supreme Court decision blocking DAPA has affected her hopes of visiting her parents, who she hasn’t seen in 22 years.

Immigrant advocates protested the decision on DACA and DAPA in front of the Supreme Court in Manhattan. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

NYC Activists Press On for DACA and DAPA

Immigration, Manhattan June 27, 2016 at 4:17 pm

Immigrants and activists protested in Lower Manhattan the Supreme Court’s decision blocking immigration relief, which would have benefited around 200,000 undocumented people in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Tatiana Borda, from Bolivia, at the CUNY Dreamers event. (Photo via El Diario)

CUNY Offers Scholarships to ‘Dreamer’ Students

Immigration, New York, Youth May 20, 2016 at 3:31 pm

More than 6,000 students have benefited from the TheDream.US project since 2013, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Natalia Méndez and her husband, Antonio Saavedra, are the owners of Mexican restaurant La Morada, located on Willis Avenue in The Bronx. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

A Bronx Restaurant Stands Up to Trump

Bronx, Business, Food, Immigration, Mexican May 10, 2016 at 1:45 pm

The owners of a Bronx restaurant publicly declare they are undocumented and intend to become a role model in the fight for the right to be entrepreneurs, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo by Kenya Allmond, Creative commons license)

Westchester Undocumented Plan March to DC

Immigration, Latino, Metro Area April 6, 2016 at 2:31 pm

Undocumented immigrants from Westchester will march toward Washington on April 18 to ask for the extension of DACA and DAPA programs, Diario de México reports.

Patricia Rivera, at right, will seek help with preliminary paperwork for her DAPA application. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

City Hall Offers Free Legal Assistance for Undocumented Residents

Government, Immigration February 24, 2016 at 5:32 pm

Funded by the city, ActionNYC offers assistance on immigration procedures, from green cards to DACA and DAPA paperwork, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Enrique Jervez (left), from HANAC, and Félix Valenzuela at a U Visa information session. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Hate Crime Victims Apply for U Visa

Crime, Immigration, New York August 13, 2015 at 2:35 pm

Undocumented immigrants who have suffered hate crimes in New York, like Félix Valenzuela, are applying for a visa usually granted to survivors of domestic violence, El Diario reports.

Extending Health Care to the Undocumented?

Extending Health Care to the Undocumented?

Health, History, Manhattan, New York, Western European May 8, 2015 at 6:35 pm

A look at efforts to expand health care access to undocumented immigrants in NYC, and a documentary on the little-known enclave of “Little Spain” on West 14th Street, are part of this week’s episode of “Independent Sources” from CUNY TV.

Bellevue Hospital Center, one of the city's 11 public acute care hospitals (by Eden, Janine and Jim, Creative Commons license)

Improving Health Care Access for NYC’s Undocumented

Health, Immigration, New York April 20, 2015 at 4:48 pm

In a new study, The Hastings Center and New York Immigration Coalition describe the gaps in health care for the undocumented who are uninsured in NYC, and make some recommendations for closing those gaps.

The Snug Harbor Cultural Center on Staten Island, one of the many locations that "culture vultures" can enter for free with the new NYC Muni ID (Photo via Brooklyn Based)

Attention ‘Culture Vultures’ – Check out NYC’s Muni ID

Culture, Immigration, New York January 9, 2015 at 2:14 pm

Brooklyn Based highlights how the new NYC Muni ID will be a boon because of its many free memberships in cultural institutions.