Asian Americans gathered to discuss the legacy of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American man whose tragic death 30 years ago served as a rallying point for pan-Asian American activists.
A dozen young people publicly announced themselves to be undocumented Americans at a rally in New York’s Union Square on Friday.
Allegations of the mishandling of hate crime investigations within the Suffolk County Police Department are raising new concerns among immigration advocates who met with officials of the U.S. Department of Justice.
On the two-year anniversary of José Sucuzhañay’s brutal murder in Brooklyn, his family and local leaders gathered to remember him and condemn anti-immigrant and anti-gay violence.
Part of the effort is encouraging new citizens to represent those who can’t vote at the polls–the undocumented.
After the State Island District Attorney threw out the case against his alleged attacker, Christian Vázquez claims he was misled by police investigators. But authorities say Vázquez didn’t tell them the whole story.
The Hispanic community in Port Richmond has welcomed increased police presence on Castleton and Port Richmond Avenues, the epicenter of recent hate crimes on Staten Island.
A year ago this Sunday, in the heady days following the election of President Barack Obama, a hate crime took place in Long Island that initially went mostly unnoticed: a gang of teenagers attacked and killed Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero,…
(*Post updated below.) Suffolk County, N.Y., the suburban Long Island area where a gang of teenagers — most of them white — are accused of killing Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero last November, is described as a veritable hell for Latino…
By Merry Pool, FI2W contributor BROOKLYN, New York — The death of José Sucuzhañay, an Ecuadorian immigrant, who last December became the victim of a hate crime aimed at the Latino and LGBT communities, has turned from tragedy into a…