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March 24th, 2017 • Democrat & Chronicle • Todd Clausen
At least two people were arrested early Friday morning following a protest outside the U.S. Border Patrol station in Irondequoit.
March 24th, 2017 • WXXI News • Randy Gorbman
There are reports that at least two protesters were arrested after a demonstration outside the U.S. Border Patrol offices in Irondequoit overnight. Media reports say that a mother and several children were initially taken into custody in Geneseo, and that most of the children were later released. An advocacy organization called the Worker Justice Center […]
March 22nd, 2017 • City Newspaper • Jake Clapp
For Dolores Bustamante, driving a car is a symbol of independence. It’s also a necessity. A farm worker in rural Wayne County, she needs transportation to get to work and to buy food and take care of other personal needs. But because Bustamante is an undocumented worker, she can’t get a driver’s license. So even […]
February 2nd, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31st, 2016 Two Latino factory workers filed a complaint against Ideal Snacks Corp for violating the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act of 1988. The complaint, filed in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York, describes a mass layoff by the company in May 2015 affecting […]
December 19th, 2016
Hudson Valley residents make their voices heard in the fight for immigrant rights to make sure undocumented immigrants won’t get deported after Donald Trump takes office in January. Candace Dunkley has more from Kingston. KINGSTON, N.Y. — Dozens of people joined together in Kingston Sunday to rally for undocumented immigrants in New York. It’s a personal […]
December 18th, 2016
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Scores of people filling the sidewalks along Broadway for a couple of blocks marched from City Hall to Academy Green in the “March For Immigrant NY” on Sunday afternoon. As the marchers walked up Broadway, they shouted chants of “Love, not hate, makes America great” and “Si se puede.” (“Yes, it is […]
November 10th, 2016
Wednesday Posted Nov 9, 2016 at 7:36 PM Updated Nov 9, 2016 at 7:36 PM By James Nani Times Herald-Record MIDDLETOWN — Fear of how the government will treat Hispanics and immigrants under a Donald Trump presidency has gripped some locals in the wake of Tuesday’s election. Since he launched his bid to win the presidency, Trump, a Republican businessman, has promised to deport undocumented […]
November 8th, 2016
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October 1st, 2016 • The Nation • DW Gibson
“All I do is work. I get up at 5 o’clock in the morning and I go to work. And I come back at 7 o’clock at night. That’s every day, except for Sunday. On Sundays I play baseball.”