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  • Student movie ‘Her, Dreamer’ tackles fears of young immigrants

    Student movie ‘Her, Dreamer’ tackles fears of young immigrants

    Friday, March 9 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-03-09 22:25:45 GMT
    Students at a Brownsville high school are adding their voices to the national immigration debate through creative film projects influenced by real life fears and anxieties.Students at a Brownsville high school are adding their voices to the national immigration debate through creative film projects influenced by real life fears and anxieties.
    Students at a Brownsville high school are adding their voices to the national immigration debate through creative film projects influenced by real life fears and anxieties.Students at a Brownsville high school are adding their voices to the national immigration debate through creative film projects influenced by real life fears and anxieties.

    Students at a Brownsville high school are adding their voices to the national immigration debate through creative film projects influenced by real life fears and anxieties. 

    Students at a Brownsville high school are adding their voices to the national immigration debate through creative film projects influenced by real life fears and anxieties. 

  • Russian immigrant charged with feeding look-alike poison cheesecake

    Russian immigrant charged with feeding look-alike poison cheesecake

    Thursday, March 1 2018 7:57 AM EST2018-03-01 12:57:44 GMT

    A Russian native living in Brooklyn allegedly poisoned her look-alike with cheesecake and stole her identity, police say. 

    A Russian native living in Brooklyn allegedly poisoned her look-alike with cheesecake and stole her identity, police say. 

  • Activists rally for clean DACA bill outside Rep. Engel’s office

    Activists rally for clean DACA bill outside Rep. Engel’s office

    Thursday, February 8 2018 10:41 PM EST2018-02-09 03:41:05 GMT
    Activists rallied for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in Riverdale Thursday, demanding Congress protect the so-called Dreamers with new legislation.Activists rallied for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in Riverdale Thursday, demanding Congress protect the so-called Dreamers with new legislation.

    Activists rallied for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in Riverdale Thursday, demanding Congress protect the so-called Dreamers with new legislation.

    Activists rallied for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in Riverdale Thursday, demanding Congress protect the so-called Dreamers with new legislation.

  • NYC leaders urge gov't to prevent immigration activist's deportation

    NYC leaders urge gov't to prevent immigration activist's deportation

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-02-01 01:25:42 GMT
    Dozens of elected officials and activists rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday in support of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir.Dozens of elected officials and activists rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday in support of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir.

    Dozens of elected officials and activists rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday in support of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir.

    Dozens of elected officials and activists rallied on the steps of City Hall Wednesday in support of immigration activist Ravi Ragbir.

  • Haitian, immigrant rights groups march against Trump policies

    Haitian, immigrant rights groups march against Trump policies

    Friday, January 19 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-01-19 18:00:49 GMT
    Some community groups in Brooklyn are turning their outrage into action after President Donald Trump's reported disparaging remarks against Haiti and African nations.Some community groups in Brooklyn are turning their outrage into action after President Donald Trump's reported disparaging remarks against Haiti and African nations.

    Some community groups in Brooklyn are turning their outrage into action after President Donald Trump's reported disparaging remarks against Haiti and African nations. 

    Some community groups in Brooklyn are turning their outrage into action after President Donald Trump's reported disparaging remarks against Haiti and African nations. 

  • March shines light on Trump's decision to end TPS for Central Americans

    March shines light on Trump's decision to end TPS for Central Americans

    Saturday, November 18 2017 6:18 PM EST2017-11-18 23:18:42 GMT
    Dozens of people marched over the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday to protest the Trump administration's decision to end temporary protection status for thousands of Central Americans.   Acting Secretary o...Dozens of people marched over the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday to protest the Trump administration's decision to end temporary protection status for thousands of Central Americans.  Acting Secretary o...

    Dozens of people marched over the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday to protest the Trump administration's decision to end temporary protection status for thousands of Central Americans. 

    Dozens of people marched over the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday to protest the Trump administration's decision to end temporary protection status for thousands of Central Americans. 

  • Activists, dreamers protest DACA's end in Brooklyn

    Activists, dreamers protest DACA's end in Brooklyn

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-09-26 22:13:21 GMT

    Community organizations, lawyers and so-called "dreamers" protested outside a Downtown Brooklyn courthouse Tuesday against President Donald Trump's termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, or DACA.

    Community organizations, lawyers and so-called "dreamers" protested outside a Downtown Brooklyn courthouse Tuesday against President Donald Trump's termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program, or DACA.

  • Advocates call for more protection of immigrants

    Advocates call for more protection of immigrants

    Thursday, July 13 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-07-13 21:24:03 GMT
    The city's immigrant populations, legal and undocumented alike, say they're facing growing fears of crackdowns and discrimination.The city's immigrant populations, legal and undocumented alike, say they're facing growing fears of crackdowns and discrimination.

    The city's immigrant populations, legal and undocumented alike, say they're facing growing fears of crackdowns and discrimination. 

    The city's immigrant populations, legal and undocumented alike, say they're facing growing fears of crackdowns and discrimination. 

  • Acting DA Gonzalez seeks to stem deportations

    Acting DA Gonzalez seeks to stem deportations

    Brooklyn's acting district attorney is altering the approach to prosecuting low-level crimes allegedly committed by immigrants, whether they are documented or not.Brooklyn's acting district attorney is altering the approach to prosecuting low-level crimes allegedly committed by immigrants, whether they are documented or not.

    Brooklyn's acting district attorney is altering the approach to prosecuting low-level crimes allegedly committed by immigrants, whether they are documented or not. 

    Brooklyn's acting district attorney is altering the approach to prosecuting low-level crimes allegedly committed by immigrants, whether they are documented or not. 

  • Undocumented immigrant fighting back for American dream

    Undocumented immigrant fighting back for American dream

    Immigration is hotly discussed topic throughout the nation as many undocumented immigrants are scared as to what their future may hold. But one Bushwick woman is fighting back to tell others that political
    Immigration is hotly discussed topic throughout the nation as many undocumented immigrants are scared as to what their future may hold. But one Bushwick woman is fighting back to tell others that political
  • Attorney General Eric Schneiderman releases tenant protection guide for immigrants

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman releases tenant protection guide for immigrants

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a guide outlining protective measures for immigrant tenants living in the state. Schneiderman says his office has seen a rise of tenant harassment
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a guide outlining protective measures for immigrant tenants living in the state. Schneiderman says his office has seen a rise of tenant harassment
  • Fundraiser held to support pro-immigrant rally next month

    Fundraiser held to support pro-immigrant rally next month

    An fundraising event for an upcoming pro-immigrant march was held Saturday night in downtown Brooklyn. Mixteca, a nonprofit group that helps undocumented immigrants, help put on the event, which raised
    An fundraising event for an upcoming pro-immigrant march was held Saturday night in downtown Brooklyn. Mixteca, a nonprofit group that helps undocumented immigrants, help put on the event, which raised
  • Hospital hosts panel on immigrant health care rights

    Hospital hosts panel on immigrant health care rights

    Kings County Hospital hosted a panel Wednesday night to inform immigrant residents of their health care rights. Many immigrants on edge about their legal status said that suffering from some sort of
    Kings County Hospital hosted a panel Wednesday night to inform immigrant residents of their health care rights. Many immigrants on edge about their legal status said that suffering from some sort of
  • Solidarity march held to support undocumented immigrants

    Solidarity march held to support undocumented immigrants

    Immigrants from many countries united for a solidarity march in the Bronx Saturday. The march was organized by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. It started in Mott Haven and ended
    Immigrants from many countries united for a solidarity march in the Bronx Saturday. The march was organized by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. It started in Mott Haven and ended
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