Tag: U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke

NYC Comptroller John Liu and U.S. Representative Yvette Clarke at a Chand Raat festival in Midwood, Brooklyn - Photo: Mohsin Zaheer

NYC’s Pakistani Immigrant Community Removed from Local Political Process

New York’s “Little Pakistan” was mostly ignored by the candidates and is largely unaware there’s an election happening today. What does it mean when an immigrant community does not participate in mainstream politics?

New York Congress Members Promise to Push for Immigration Reform

New York Democratic representatives Yvette Clarke, Charles Rangel and Anthony Weiner came out this week in support of comprehensive immigration reform during a Thanksgiving event that also recognized immigrants’ heritage and contributions to the city.