Post Tagged with: "Immigrants"

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Protestors march for immigrant rights fighter who faces deportation

#IStandWithRavi signs are popular amid the crowd gathered outside the US Customs Court and Federal Building Monday morning. They were there in support of  Ravi Ragbir, an immigrant rights worker who is facing deportation. Photo by Samantha Springer.   Friends and supporters of Ravi Ragbir gathered on the front steps of the Federal Plaza in Lower Manhattan yesterday morning to stand […]

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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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College March Empowers First Generation Students

This year, over 2,700 seniors will march at 35 schools across 12 cities.

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Poorest of Chinese immigrants live in tiny cubicles

No private bathroom, no kitchen and no stove make daily life very hard

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Language is election issue in New York Russian-speaking district

More than half of the Russian population cannot be considered fluent in English.

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Filipino restaurants thrive in secret

With all the sushi bars, Chinese dim sum joints and Korean BBQ grills in New York City, some Asian cuisines have yet to proclaim themselves beyond the immigrant enclaves.

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Some immigrant cab drivers left professional careers in their native land

There are 42,000 taxi cab drivers in New York City. Eighty-two percent of them were born in foreign countries. Some of the have higher education degrees in their native countries.

Push for English signs in Flushing’s Chinatown divides Asian community
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Push for English signs in Flushing’s Chinatown divides Asian community

Sixty percent of the signs should be in English.

Mexican immigrants flock to Sunset Park
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Mexican immigrants flock to Sunset Park

Mexican residents of Sunset Park, Brooklyn, decry crime and say laws like Arizona’s SB1070 worry them.

Port Richmond confronts racial tensions
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Port Richmond confronts racial tensions

Several attacks on immigrants in Port Richmond, a Staten Island neighborhood, have forced the community to address racial tensions.