Tag Archives for Immigration

The Immigrant Health Experience

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

29. July 2010 by admin
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La Parada | The informal work site of today’s immigrant

Published in 2007 The United States of America is currently experiencing a historic surge of immigration, comparable to the Age of Mass Migration of the 19th century, which brought Italian, Irish, Eastern Europeans Jews And Chinese to this land. Each … Continue reading

20. July 2010 by admin
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Death in Detention: How a grievance can lead to death

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

17. April 2010 by admin
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NEW CITIZENS: Election Year

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

13. December 2008 by admin
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WORKING THE STREETS, Female Immigrants Hit the Corner

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

02. October 2008 by admin
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