Latest News for: Immigrant communities


Editorial: Success of license petition drive a win for voters

Boston Herald 19 Aug 2022
The Work and Family Mobility Act makes our communities safer, builds trust between law enforcement and immigrant communities, and benefits our economy,” Elizabeth Sweet, executive director of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, said in a statement ... Illegal immigrants.

Immigrant Rights Groups Are Suing LexisNexis for Helping ICE Target Communities

truthout 19 Aug 2022
... biggest data brokers in the world” is “getting rich off of the backs of community members,” particularly among immigrant communities of color and activists.

Alexander Eiffe, Immigration Attorney

News & Record 19 Aug 2022
There is a lot at stake in immigration law ... Immigration attorney Alexander Eiffe does not sugar coat it for his clients ... He takes his work into the community to help citizens and immigrants better understand policies and laws ... And he works in the community encouraging people in need of immigration advice to talk to a licensed attorney.

The Bronx is home to the largest Garifuna community in the U.S., but it still ...

Bronx Times 19 Aug 2022
However, despite immigration to NYC dating back as ... More importantly, the Bronx Garifuna community hope to thrive as its own voting and power bloc in future decades, as many of NYC’s immigrant communities have done since their own diaspora and immigrations to New York City.

State Senate District 34 candidate profile: Christian Amato

Bronx Times 19 Aug 2022
Major improvements to infrastructure will impact every single person in our community ... Our communities feel overlooked, and with economic burdens, feel a lack of investment ... As the son of Italian immigrants, I have always been passionate about and connected to the immigrant community.

Letters to the Editor for Sunday, Aug. 21

The Milford Daily News 19 Aug 2022
We expanded reproductive and immigrant rights while passing bold legislation reforming the criminal justice system, fighting climate change and combating gun violence ... While others in the local political establishment resisted becoming a welcoming community for immigrants, Margareth moved an official welcoming ordinance forward.

Frederick County Democratic committee narrowly picks incumbent in disputed race

Wtop 19 Aug 2022
“I think there is a desire for the immigrant community, and the Hispanic community in particular, to have a voice in our government,” she told The Frederick News-Post last week.

Louisville is a city of immigrants, the tragedies of the Bah�'� community affect us deeply

Yahoo Daily News 19 Aug 2022
With so much tragedy occurring all around us, what difference could a pogrom designed to eliminate the largest minority religion in Iran mean to us?A city of immigrants. Louisville is a city of immigrants, both old and new ... The tragedies of Bahá'í community affect Louisville deeply.

City announces multi-agency plan to support education needs of asylum-seekers

AM New York 19 Aug 2022
These agencies include the Department of Education (DOE), the New York City Department of Social Services (DSS), the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development.

Long-hidden synagogue mural gets rehabbed, relocated

The Marshall News Messenger 19 Aug 2022
It’s significant not only to the Jewish community and the descendants of those early settlers of Burlington, but also to other immigrants in the United States, which offered safety for Jewish and other families fleeing from many parts of the world, she said.

Paroled Immigrant Deported to Cambodia Despite Efforts from Bay Area Community Members

NBC Bay Area 19 Aug 2022
A recently paroled immigrant who was fighting against deportation to Cambodia has landed there despite efforts from Bay Area community members ... He was released from San Quentin state prison earlier this year, having transformed his life according to his supporters, but was immediately transferred to immigration detention.   ... .

Rohingya: What recent flip-flop over India's refugee policy says

BBC News 19 Aug 2022
India's refugee policy is back in the spotlight after the government contradicted a minister's announcement that there are plans to provide housing and security to the Rohingya community in the capital ... Rajnath Singh, then federal home minister, insisted they were not refugees or asylum-seekers but "illegal immigrants.

Reception for Coloured Pots exhibit at Tri-County Arts Council tonight

Olean Times Herald 19 Aug 2022
Through the combination of clay, photography, and scholarly research Fileve unpack notions of race, purity, science, and law in relation to creole individuals and communities who are combinations of indigenous Africans, settler Europeans, and immigrant Asians ... Community Regrant.

Business chamber calls for eThekwini, provincial government to tackle CBD ‘crime and grime’

Independent online (SA) 19 Aug 2022
She said there had been a couple of issues that had been negatively affecting the business community in terms of growing the economy ... Another problem, said Phili, was the issue of crime and grime – the inner CBD was a crime hub and had been taken over by illegal immigrants and was unattractive to investors.

A man’s 40-year quest to learn about his parents’ assassination in Guatemala

The Oregonian 19 Aug 2022
Like a Cubist painter, Jaime has the multidimensional gift of seeing the immigration system from all sides at once. as translator, volunteer, and an immigrant himself ... The man, Victor, had just been released from immigration detention and was with his teenage son ... Jaime decided to stay in Tucson, having developed roots in the community.

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers his annual State of the Nation Address ahead of the country's Independence Day, at the parliament building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.
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