Post Tagged with: "immigrants"

Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz, Sr.

Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz urges immigrant medical professionals to join fight against COVID-19

You should know that there are about 65,000 certified doctors with licenses from other countries who cannot practice their professions due to not having the requirements that this nation demands. These medical workers, for the most part have vast experience […]

by · April 6, 2020 · Health, News
Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

One of the nation’s enduring symbols, the Statue of Liberty, was dedicated on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor on this date in 1886. A gift from France, the statue’s full name is “Liberty Enlightening the World,” and is the […]

by · November 3, 2019 · History, Profile America
Mei-Ling McNamara. Credit: Center for New York City Affairs

Feet in Two Worlds Announces New Managing Editor

Mei-Ling Mcnamara, Fi2W’s New Managing Editor The Center for New York City Affairs at the New School and the staff at Feet in Two worlds are thrilled to welcome Mei-Ling McNamara to the editorial team. Mei-Ling is Assistant Professor of […]

Migrants put Europe on the brink.

Vernuccio’s View: Migrants Put Europe on the Brink

by Frank V. Vernuccio, Esq.  The attack in Manchester against the most innocent of targets, a concert attended predominately by teenage girls was perpetrated by a British-born son of Libyan immigrants.  The vicious act highlights the growing danger to Europe […]

by · May 31, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
Ellis Island Opened 125 Years Ago

Ellis Island Opened 125 Years Ago

The place where many of our ancestors first stepped ashore when they came to America seeking a new life opened on January 1 125 years ago — Ellis Island in New York Harbor. The very first immigrant processed in 1892 at […]

by · January 3, 2017 · History, News
The original languages of America

Call Me Chaim

For many years I have spoken about the use of names that a person can use for their personal identity and that go along with their racial, cultural, or ethnic identity. These are not those names that were thrust upon […]

by · October 9, 2015 · Cultures, New Americans, Op Ed
COMPTROLLER STRINGER REACHES SETTLEMENT FOR WORKERS CHEATED OUT OF NEARLY $1 MILLION

COMPTROLLER STRINGER REACHES SETTLEMENT FOR WORKERS CHEATED OUT OF NEARLY $1 MILLION

Thirty-three underpaid workers did ironwork at 11 city schools and the Queens Museum New York, NY – On Monday, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer presented checks to immigrant workers who were cheated out of nearly $1 million in wages […]

by · May 20, 2015 · Crime, News