Articles written by: Caroline Aguirre

Caroline Aguirre

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Dominican women are saying yes to their curls

Some Dominican women are moving away from straight hair. They’re choosing to embrace their natural texture, which for most Dominicans are curls. They’re saying no to chemical relaxers or blowing out their hair.

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Trump foes hurl lawsuits to stop national emergency for border wall

Opponents  believe  Trump is abusing presidential emergency powers  and that he is not acting in the interests of border security, but working to further his own interests.

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Undocumented students seek help from schools

New York University has a website focused on assisting undocumented students. Without a pathway to citizenship and ICE arrests still rising, some undocumented students are seeking help from their schools amid their fear of deportation. New York University’s Immigration Defense Initiative, provides free legal support and advice for immigrant students, faculty, and their family members. Frances Dàvila, Staff Attorney of […]

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Proposed subway fare hike frustrates commuters

Riders wait for the 1 train at the 96th Street Station on the Upper West Side. Photo by Caroline Aguirre   Last Thursday, the MTA board postponed their vote to increase Metrocard fares to $3. The board will cast their vote in February, leaving some New Yorkers irritated by the impending hike. “They’ve been increasing the fare at a steady pace, […]

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Mental health problems haunt the undocumented

According to the American Psychological Association, undocumented immigrants can experience depression and anxiety when migrating. They struggle with traumas like the fear of deportation, the effects of racial profiling, and the lack of social support. Without access to mental health services – they’re left to cope on their own.

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One Million Roses in Bryant Park

Lucia Guzman, 29, sits in her small shop at the Winter Village in Bryant Park, selling her handmade wire sculptures. Photo by Caroline Aguirre. As the rain poured on Bryant Park yesterday, the holiday shops remained brightly lit. Pedestrians hopped over large puddles, navigating through the Winter Village which was filled with gift shops and food kiosks. Lucia Guzman, 29, […]

Audio / Midterm Elections 2018 / Politics

Latina voters motivated by the separation of families

Some New York City Latinas are driven to the polls on Election Day because of the cries of of migrant children.

Protesters wants bank to stop funding immigration detention centers
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Protesters wants bank to stop funding immigration detention centers

Guatemalan toddler Mariee Juarez died in a mention center funded by JP Morgan,

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Brooklyn protesters say no to gentrification

Brooklyn is changing.