Post Tagged with: "undocumented"

Cecilia Lezama has lunch every day for only $1 at an East Harlem senior center. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Struggling Undocumented Seniors Find a Lifeline in City Programs

New York, Seniors, Social Services April 24, 2018 at 5:29 pm

Elderly undocumented immigrants who stay in New York despite lacking social security benefits survive thanks to city programs such as those offered by public hospitals, senior centers and the congregate meals service, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Bronx Housing Court (Photo by Adi Talwar via City Limits)

‘Housing Instability’ and the Undocumented

Housing, Immigration, New York March 17, 2017 at 3:31 pm

The undocumented may be fearful of asserting their legal rights as tenants, housing advocates say in a City Limits article.

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.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, during the unveiling of the budget for fiscal year 2018 at City Hall. (Photo by Edwin Martínez via El Diario)

De Blasio Confronts ICE Over Detained Undocumented Man

Central American, Government, Immigration, New York February 23, 2017 at 4:26 pm

A 19-year-old Salvadoran detained by ICE becomes a rallying point for Mayor de Blasio and city officials as they stand up for the city’s sanctuary status, 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.

Iuri, with his mother Brigida resting her hand on his shoulder. (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

For One ‘Dreamer,’ a Time of Suspense

Featured Posts, Immigration, Metro Area, Western European February 10, 2017 at 6:03 pm

A teenage DACA recipient in Newark, New Jersey, had looked forward to getting his driver’s license and going to college. But now he and his family await an uncertain future.

(Photo via La Voz)

Sanctuary Movements in the Hudson Valley

Immigration, New York February 9, 2017 at 6:04 pm

The election of Donald Trump has prompted efforts to establish sanctuary cities and campuses, including in the Hudson Valley, reports La Voz.

City workers are having a hard time getting undocumented homeless to enter the shelter system because they’re afraid of being deported. (Photo by Georgine Benvenuto via Brooklyn Paper)

Undocumented Homeless in Sunset Park Avoid City Shelters

Brooklyn, Immigration February 9, 2017 at 4:18 pm

Fears among undocumented homeless of being deported have led to an increased number of homeless on the streets in Sunset Park, reports Brooklyn Paper.

Yaritza Méndez, community coordinator with Make the Road (center). (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

NYC Immigrants: ‘This is a Nightmare’

Immigration, Latino, New York February 6, 2017 at 3:32 pm

Ever since Donald Trump took power immigrants have lived in fear of raids and organizations have received an avalanche of calls and visits from anxious documented and undocumented New Yorkers, 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.

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.

The daughter of one of the workers detained in the raid in Buffalo asks for a halt on deportations and that her family not be separated. (Photo via El Diario)

Raid in Northern New York Increases Deportation Fears

Immigration, New York November 28, 2016 at 6:14 pm

After President Obama carried out nearly 3 million deportations, with Trump’s arrival in the White House activists fear that immigrants will be further criminalized, El Diario/La Prensa 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.

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.