Post Tagged with: "Immigrants"

College March Empowers First Generation Students
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College March Empowers First Generation Students

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

Poorest of Chinese immigrants live in tiny cubicles
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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

Language is election issue in New York Russian-speaking district
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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.

Business / News

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.

The Border Project: Dead migrants scattered across desert
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The Border Project: Dead migrants scattered across desert

An average of 180 bodies are found in the Pima County, Ariz., desert every year.

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The Border Project: Defying danger, immigrants flow into U.S.

Elisa Lagos reports from the Mexico/Arizona border trail.