Welcome to the land of the free. While we decide whether we feel like deporting you, we've got a cold, dank cell that'll suit you just fine.
Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly limbs and intense brown eyes describes fleeing his village in Somalia in 2012 after gunmen threatened to kill him. Mohamed says he was forced to quit his j ... More >>
Today Mayor Bloomberg will sign off on two hefty pieces of immigration legislation that will maintain New York's reputation as one of the most immigrant-friendly cities in the nation. The two laws, which passed 40-7 in City Council at the end of February, are a reaction to Secure Communities, the h ... More >>
An unlikely person stands up for her rights—and pays the price
Despite having bullied a gay college freshman into committing suicide, Rutgers spy-cam creep Dharun Ravi won't be deported, immigration officials say.That, of course, is bullshit -- especially when you consider some of the other people (who didn't directly cause someone to kill himself) whom the fed ... More >>
A Manhattan woman who posed as an immigration attorney to scam a Chinese immigrant is heading to the hoosegow.Jennifer Lam, 39, pleaded guilty in March to one count each of grand larceny in the third degree and unadmitted and unregistered practices as an attorney for scamming the immigrant out of mo ... More >>
The U.S. Supreme Court And President Obama leave the undocumented and their allies no choice but to escalate civil disobedience
South Asians make up one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the city -- increasing by more than 150% over the last two decades -- and one Queens-based nonprofit group has spent the last year-and-a-half surveying the community and documenting its housing and employment trends. Today, Chhaya Co ... More >>
Meet New York bike-scene fixture Pablo Airaldi. He made friends with everyone—except ICE officials.
Hitting Mexicans where they live
• New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino has bought a block of TV time with the three network affiliates in Buffalo and is expected to make a "major" announcement today at 5:13 p.m. Don't bet that he's dropping out. But is he still angry?[NYDN] • The stream of red, toxic sludge f ... More >>
It's a sad enough day for the Yankees and their fans, given the death of controversial and famed owner George Steinbrenner. But it very well might've just gotten even worse for some, especially their (massive base of) fans of Latino decent, who -- if they're anything like the majority of Lat ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
¡A LA CHINGADA WITH ARIZONA'S SB1070!
On Saturday, the Daily News predicted that around one million people worldwide would gather to protest the Arizona immigration law designed to inconvenience the lives of every brown person in the state. According to many opponents, the bill is reminiscent of a police state and invites racial ... More >>
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Loving the legal, hating the illegal
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Children, and the art of making them
But dont get César wrong, gabachos
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The pendejo and his refrain about hospitals
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The government's determination to deport old-school rapper Slick Rick knows no bounds
Immigrant families try to wade through the school system bureaucracy
Kissable immigrants vie in
On May Day, the masses rose up in New York. But where were the white peaceniks?
Pakistanis, Russians, Mexicans, Irish line a Brooklyn street for immigrant rights
Immigrants tap May Day's radical roots
A counter-rally in Dallas sends a different message on immigration reform
Recruiter on trial for selling IDs to enlist illegals
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U.S. is ousting a retiree too ill to travel
Detention Nightmare: Immigrant Agrees to Deportation, but Government Snafus Intervene
For Immigrants, Hard Work Yields Few Benefits
Ashcroft Could Face Reckoning on Detainee Mistreatment
Claiming Special Circumstances, a Family Battles Deportation
Ten Ways to Keep America Safer Without Trampling on Immigrants
INS Crackdowns and Bureaucracy Threaten Americas Tradition as a Nation of Immigrants
Foreign Students Under the Microscope After 9-11
Immigrant Wives of Silicon Alley Seek Protection From Battering
Aide to Brooklyn Congressman Owens is targeted in immigrant fraud scam