Daily Archives: November 6, 2019

La Morada, in Mott Haven, has long been a center for activism. As the son of the owners seeks political asylum, the community has rallied to help.

The emancipatory act (so unique to refugees worldwide) of placing kin before nation is captured in an old North Carolina ballad, “He’s Gone Away” — the most poignant version I believe is sung by renowned soprano Kathleen ...

A Mexican Restaurant in the Bronx Prepares for an Asylum Case

La Morada, in Mott Haven, has long been a center for activism. As the son of the owners seeks political asylum, the community has rallied to help. ...

‘Achieving the American Dream’ With a Loan and a Smuggler

Poor Guatemalans, desperate to come to the United States, take out loans under false pretenses to finance their journey. The dream is often elusive. ...

Tucson Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Sanctuary City Measure

Romero, who is on the city council, opposed the sanctuary city initiative, saying it's unnecessary given Tucson's welcoming attitude and policies toward immigrants. ...

A Dreamer Finds Her Voice

For years, Prioska Galicia feared discussing her immigration status. Now protected under DACA, she wants to share the experiences of undocumented immigrants as a journalist. ...

Minnesota Town Approves $34M Expansion of Crowded Schools

Citizens in the southwestern Minnesota town of Worthington have approved nearly $34 million in new borrowing to expand schools filled to overflowing in recent years by an influx of immigrants. ...

Latino man says acid attacker accused him of invading the U.S.

Data collected by the FBI showed a 17% increase in hate crimes across the United States in 2017, the third annual increase in a row. Anti-Latino incidents increased 24%, from 344 in 2016 to 427 in 2017, according to the ...

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