Latest News for: Immigrant communities

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Bad News—A Review

Quillette 25 Oct 2021
Can something that splits the black community down the middle really measure racism?” Likewise, she cites a which found that 85 percent of black Americans want less immigration.
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As counties’ contracts with ICE dwindle, lawmakers’ bills try to clarify relationship

Boston Herald 24 Oct 2021
Antonio Cabral to end the program, Cummings argued that it’s actually keeping the immigrant community in Barnstable County safer. “Most of the crimes that we deal with are assault and battery on a family member, meaning in most instances, the victim of their crimes is in fact the immigrant community,” he said.
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CANADA: The Hellenic Heritage Foundation and Heritage Toronto honour site of the first Greek community centre

Greek City Times 24 Oct 2021
The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and Heritage Toronto are honouring this Saturday (30/10) the site of the first Greek community centre in Ontario, the birthplace of one of Toronto’s strongest ethnic communities ... In 1912, Greek immigrants across Ontario raised funds so that the community could purchase the building.
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New immigration policy aims to protect undocumented immigrants against work exploitation

Chicago Sun-Times 24 Oct 2021
These new policies go beyond addressing injustices immigrants have been facing for almost 40 years ... In recent weeks, the Biden administration has done something that hasn’t been done by a presidential administration since 1986 — explicitly direct immigration agencies not to arrest undocumented immigrants who don’t post a threat.
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Nevada GOP has fallen far in short time since Sandoval was its leader

Las Vegas Sun 24 Oct 2021
The same goes for protecting the immigrant families who are an integral part of our communities and our economy, for protecting the population at large by supporting reasonable and responsible gun safety legislation, for protecting gender and LGBT equality, and more ... He didn’t vilify immigrants.
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Viewpoint: Oklahoma is right to welcome Afghan refugees

The Oklahoman 24 Oct 2021
Afghan citizens, like all humans, deserve safety, community and opportunity, and Oklahoma is opening its arms to them ... Had Bennett’s fearmongering held sway in Oklahoma when the Vietnamese community immigrated, Oklahoma City would not have some of the beautiful diversity and culturally significant contributions we now enjoy.
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Don’t send migrants back to unsafe countries, pope says, citing Libya

Metro USA 24 Oct 2021
The pope’s appeal at his Sunday blessing came as European Union leaders are struggling to overcome their differences on how to handle immigrants, an issue that feeds support for nationalist and populist groups across the EU ... to immigration and asylum procedures, he said.
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Don't send migrants back to unsafe countries, pope says, citing Libya

Reuters 24 Oct 2021
The pope's appeal at his Sunday blessing came as European Union leaders are struggling to overcome their differences on how to handle immigrants, an issue that feeds support for nationalist and populist groups across the EU ... to immigration and asylum procedures, he said.
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Latin American festival connects Gastonia Latino residents

Reflector 24 Oct 2021
The city of Gastonia ended Hispanic Heritage Month on Saturday with its first Latin American Festival, connecting Gaston County’s growing Latino community with resources and other residents ... Upon being promoted to assistant chief, Brogdon knew her position allowed her to come up with ways to better officers with the Latino community.
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Alberta: Two big-city Mayors of Indian heritage

The Patriotic Vanguard 24 Oct 2021
The story is about how Calgary and Edmonton, the two biggest cities in this Prairie province, have each welcomed an immigrant into its highest municipal office. This is an acknowledgment of the credentials, hard work and community spirit of two non-white residents who were both born outside Canada.
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Santa Cruz to reconsider overnight RV parking ban

Santa Cruz Sentinel 24 Oct 2021
Community concerns raised to the council frequently center around illegal trash and sewage dumping, vehicle fires, increased criminal activities, theft of private water and gasoline and obstruction of multiple parking places ... Community concerns ... Are immigrants getting left out of California’s rent relief?.
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Why has Halloween become so popular among adults?

Fox31 Denver 24 Oct 2021
Halloween used to be kid stuff ... Not anymore ... For example, urban legends about razor blades in apples in the 1970s reflected cultural anxieties about loss of community and fear of strangers ... More than a century ago, Irish immigrants, who brought their Halloween traditions with them to America, used the celebration to strengthen community ties ... “.” ... .
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News Analysis: Russia, Israel proclaim continuing close cooperation in region after leaders' meeting

Sina 24 Oct 2021
by Keren Setton. JERUSALEM, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday in Russia. It was the first meeting between the two leaders since Bennett took office in June ... Israel is home to a large Russian speaking community, most of whom are Jewish immigrants from the USSR ... Enditem. .
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U.S. to allow private groups to sponsor Afghan evacuees

Sandhills Express 23 Oct 2021
Matthew La Corte, an immigration policy analyst at the libertarian-leaning Niskanen Center, said a private sponsorship process for evacuated Afghans would enjoy bipartisan support and allow veterans’ groups, college communities, diaspora organizations and other private entities to directly help resettlement efforts.
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Nonprofit awarded 1st DC grant to help asylum seekers who identify as LGBTQ+

Wtop 23 Oct 2021
“Many of them choose to remain closeted to their immigrant communities to prevent any kind of discrimination or harassment.”. The AsylumWorks grant is one of 13 grants that went to nine organizations with a combined total of $195,000 from Mayor Muriel Bowser, as part of the FY 2022 LGBTQ Community Grant Awards ... community.”.
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