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December 18, 2013 3:33 PM | 2 Comments
Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.VIDEO
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Voices of NY  |  April 8, 2013 11:33 AM | Comments
Twenty-two Latinos will receive compensation for damages from a settlement with ICE as a result of illegal raids the agency carried out on Long Island in 2006 and 2007.
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  March 1, 2013 10:16 AM | Comments
The Hudson and Bergen County jails appear to have already felt the impact of the budget sequester. VIDEO
Margarita Almaraz, second right, and Alfonso Mejia, left, embrace their two daughters, Ashanti, center, and Ashley upon their arrival at the airport in Mexico City, Monday, July 18, 2011. The parents were deported from the United States  in 2009 after being caught without proper documents and could not get visas to appear to testify before U.S. courts for their daughters custody hearings but their lawyer convinced a court in Chester County, Pennsylvania, to accept the testimony via Skype. It is the first time a U.S. court has allowed testimony in a custody case to be made over the Web via Skype according to their lawyers. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte.
Sasha Chavkin for New York World  |  November 17, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
A recent reports says a growing number of children in New York City have been put in foster care after their undocumented parents were detained or deported.
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Sam Lewis  |  October 4, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Students at International High School hail from 45 countries. A journalist who spent a year with them shares her experience.
Rosario Lucero, center, stands near the site where her son Marcelo Lucero was stabbed to death in 2008, in Patchogue, N.Y., Monday, April 19, 2010, after his killer, Jeffrey Conroy, was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime but acquitted of murder. At left is Lucero's brother Joselo Lucero, and at right is sister Isabel Lucero. The family went to the site of the incident after they left the Suffolk County courthouse Monday. AP Photo/Craig Ruttle
Sam Lewis  |  September 21, 2011 2:39 PM | Updated: Nov. 8, 2011 1:00 PM | 3 Comments
Three years ago, the racially charged killing of an Ecuadorian immigrant on Long Island made national headlines. MetroFocus looks at where the players involved are today.VIDEO
City Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, a leading sponsor of a bill to limit the city's cooperation with federal immigration officials, spoke at a rally before the measure was introduced on Wednesday. Jane C. Timm/Gotham Gazette
Jane C. Timm for Gotham Gazette  |  August 22, 2011 10:14 AM | Comments
A majority of City Council members has moved to take on the Obama administration and current city policy in an effort to reduce the threat of deportation for some of New York's undocumented residents.
Hector Canonge is offering English classes to local residents at the Magic Touch Laundromat in Inwood as part of a public art project. Photo courtesy of Voices that Must Be Heard.
Elyssa Ramirez for Manhattan Times  |  August 11, 2011 4:45 PM | Comments
For the month of August, multimedia artist Hector Canonge is turning a laundromat in Upper Manhattan into a language classroom for local immigrants.
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