As the 7 train rumbles by just outside, about 30 patients sit in a light green carpeted room, waiting to see their local doctor. As in waiting rooms throughout the city, some slouch, some cough, but in this office all … Continue reading
When Juan Alejandro Guevara-Lozano, 21, first came under the custody of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) he was in good health. According to his latest medical records, he had no past medical problems, zero surgeries and took no medications. During his … Continue reading
While I attended the New York Times Student Journalism Institute I met a couple of men who were in charge of controlling the local chicken population.
As the presidential elections move closer to the voting day, the nation is flourishing with new voters, many of them are new citizens. In downtown New York City on Friday October 10, 2008, 239 immigrants each received a crisp thick … Continue reading
Sandra C. Roa & Kieran K. Meadows They looked like vertical metallic coffins, rows and rows of voting machines lined up in a Brooklyn warehouse on the last Wednesday before Election Day. (See Article) They stood side-by-side, more than 2,200 of them, … Continue reading
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CyLPz-uQfU[/youtube] Many close relationships that I’ve had with other women have revealed, through intimate conversations, childhood pasts of inappropriate sexual behavior from adults. I became interested in how often the abuse was from someone they knew. About 95% of victims … Continue reading
On Nov. 4, 2008 hundreds of people came together in front of a large video screen on the corner of 125th Street to watch as votes across America were counted. At approximately 11 P.M. Sen. Barack Obama was declared the … Continue reading
Undocumented female immigrants are standing around a corner in Williamsburg, Brooklyn as a first stop into the American dream. The stop, known in Spanish as La Parada, is an unofficial hiring-site on the corner of Marcy and Division Avenues. Most … Continue reading