Tag: Staten Island immigrants

Christian Vasquez - Photo: Humberto Arellano/EDLP

Mexican Immigrant from Staten Island Speaks Out About Dismissed Hate Crime Charges

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.

Pair of mounted police officers patrol Castleton Avenue in Staten Island - Photo: Cristina DC Pastor

Fear a Way of Life for Many Hispanic Immigrants on Staten Island

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.