Carving a Path for Skilled Immigrants in the U.S. Reply

Even college-educated immigrants to the U.S. often end up driving taxicabs. Kate Drew reports on several organizations that seek to help them move from survival jobs to careers. (Photos by Kate Drew)Stacey Simon, IMPRINT director, addresses Supporting Immigrants Workshop attendees. Photos by Kate Drew

 
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Proposal to let immigrants vote in New York elections Reply

Maggy Donaldson reports on the drive to make New York the first big U.S. city to allow legal immigrants to vote in municipal elections.

New York City non-citizen eligible voter population by council district, based on census data. Map courtesy of NY Coalition to Expand Voting Rights.

New York City non-citizen eligible voter population by council district, based on census data. Map courtesy of NY Coalition to Expand Voting Rights.

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Invisible in New York Reply

Recently we posted on the record 22,000 homeless children in New York.  This week, the New York Times is publishing a series, Invisible Child, written by investigative reporter Andrea Elliott. It follows the lives of  11 year old Dasani and her family who live in a Brooklyn shelter.  It’s a hard read, and has provoked a range of reactions in New York.  We simply ask you to read it.