Brooklyn continues to receive hundreds of refugee students. How do they navigate the system? And is the system ready?
Some are delighted; others wish the president had gone further
Nicole Sanchez, 16, was one of 500 immigration reform advocates who boarded 10 buses Wednesday to head to Washington D.C.
Asian-American civic groups are pushing for redistricting in Brooklyn that would give growing Asian ethnic groups a district and representation of their own.
Prospect Heights offers a multicultural restaurant scene as dynamic as its arriving immigrants.
By Joe Proudman Five years ago Gabriela Alvarado was in New York on vacation. She had just left her job in Puebla, Mexico, after the company she was working for changed owners. She felt her life was due for a change after spending the previous 10 years engulfed in her career. She felt she really […]
By Kristofer Ríos As Christhian Diaz celebrated his graduation from Cooper Union last May, his mother insisted that he take pictures with everyone: friends, classmates, even seniors he didn’t know well. She had a lot to be proud of. Diaz, who is a 24-year-old illegal immigrant, had overcome many obstacles to get his diploma. He […]
Jury deliberations in the trial of Keith Phoenix, accused of killing Jose Sucuzhanay, continue today. Phoenix’s co-defendant, Hakim Scott, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted assault. He was found not guilty on charges of murder in the second degree and murder in the second degree as a hate crime. We will continue to bring you news […]
The sons and daughters of Russian Jewish immigrants converse over frothy beers at the Jewish Center in Brighton Beach. They are here, ostensibly, to study the books of Jewish law, something their parents could not do when they lived in the Soviet Union.