Tag Archives: Immigrant

In California, fear may be driving eligible immigrant youth from applying for college financial aid

Applications for the California Dream Act—which allows eligible undocumented immigrant youth access to state financial aid for college—are down.  “We’re 20,000 students behind,” said the California Student Aid Commission’s Lupita Cortez Alcalá. With a deadline about two weeks away, officials … Continue reading

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Immigrant man calls police to report possible intruder, gets arrested and turned over to ICE instead

For the past few weeks, someone had been trying to break into Tukwila, Washington, resident Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno’s home and car. When he again saw someone trespassing on his property, he did what anyone else would do in the same situation: he called the … Continue reading

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CityViews: The City’s Inwood Plans Fail Our Immigrant Communities

Corner of 207th Street and Sherman Avenue. * * * (Una version en Espanol esta aqui.) * * * New York City is the quintessential immigrant city. With 28 percent of the population foreign born and many more second-generation immigrants, … Continue reading

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