A growing number of second-generation Puerto Ricans and Dominicans are crossing cultures through marriage – becoming part of the new “DominiRican” generation.
The Bangladeshi population in the southeast Bronx leaped 137 percent in the last decade. Mohammed Mujumder, who arrived in the U.S. 22 years ago, advises recent immigrants on everything from finding a job to applying for government health benefits.
A coalition is pushing for passage of the New York Dream Act, which would help undocumented immigrants to get in-state tuition at New York colleges and health care, among other services.
The city is required to identify immigrants in foster care eligible to become legal permanent residents. But it can be a race against the clock.
The fastest growing student population, English language learners, is falling behind – and funding reductions may derail progress.
Xiao Qiong Qu is living the American Dream – but you won’t find her or her family represented in the 2010 U.S. Census.