[Immigrantrightsnynj] Voices That Must Be Heard
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Voices That Must Be Heard
Edition 442 23 September 2010
Sen. Adams: Police no longer required to meet predetermined summons quota
By Mary Alice Miller, Our Time Press, 22 September 2010.
According to Adams, ticket quotas pressure officers to issue tickets regardless of the appropriateness of the situation.
Latinos hit by wave of poverty
By Annie Correal, EDLP, 17 September 2010. Translated from spanish by Emily Leavitt.
The Census Bureau data released yesterday show that 43.6 million people in the United States were living in poverty in 2009. For Latinos in particular, one in four Latinos is poor.
AUDIO :: Michel Martin host of NPR's Tell Me More spoke with Margaret Simms, senior fellow at the Urban Institute and Anirudh Krishna, associate professor of public policy at Duke University about the recession and Americans in poverty.
Looking beyond Mayoral Control
By John Tarleton, The Indypendent, 8 September 2010.
The Aug. 16 confrontation between a mother and DOE officials suggests that Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein's experiment in running New York City's schools like a business will face increasingly aggressive opposition from an array of groups.
VIDEO :: Communication broke down Monday August 30th during a meeting that was supposed to allow parents and school officials to share opinions on state test scores. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report.
Black veterans face harsher health care issues
By Amity Paye, AmNews, 16 September 2010.
"The incidence of diabetes and hypertension that come with high stress are higher in black veterans," said General Robert Cocroft, national commander of the National Association for Black Veterans.
VIDEO :: Second Opinion TV explores the issue of health care disparities with a panel of physicians and other experts.
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke calls for granting TPS to undocumented Pakistanis
By Mohsin Zaheer, Sada-e-Pakistan, 15 September 2010. Translated from Urdu by Shagufta Khan.
According to Saleem A. Rizvi, a leading Pakistani-American attorney, floods displaced 20 million people - a number bigger than the entire population of New York State.
Building bridges: Intercultural dialogue, identities and migration
By Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Zaman, 17 September 2010.
Any discussion about the interlinked issues of migration, identity and the need for intercultural dialogue must be contextualized in this era of globalization - which constitutes the defining characteristic of our times.
AUDIO :: The same kind of Islamophobia that has made much of Europe inhospitable to its Muslim citizens is now threatening to seize the US Commentator Reza Aslan spoke with NPR's All Things Considered.
Via EDLP, 22 September 2010.
The young people sitting in the Senate gallery yesterday - wearing caps and gowns to symbolize their aspirations - should have seen a display of compromise, a manifestation of democracy and common sense among elected representatives. Instead, they saw politicians at their worst - playing politics over policy.
AUDIO :: Senator Harry Reid announced Tuesday September 14th that the DREAM Act will be added to the Defense Authorization Bill. Free Speech Radio News reports.
45% of victims of immigration fraud are Chinese
By Yi Shan Song, World Journal, 15 September 2010. Translated from by Connie Yik Kong.
By Virginia Alvarado, Diario de Mexico, 13 September 2010. Translated from Spanish by Emily Leavitt.
The burden of the ban
By Ted Reyes, The Filipino Express, 10 September 2010.
Young Korean exchange students develop problems away from home
By No-yol Kim, The Korea Times, 14 September 2010. Translated from Korean by Sun-Yong Reinish.
ELECTIONS: LOOKING TO NOVEMBER
The GOP counting on us not voting in November
By Daily Challenge, Hillary Hawkins, 17 September 2010.
Trivedi, Bera face "ethnic" challenge in run for Congress
Via The Indian Express, 10 September 2010.
For all our sakes: Freedom Party must be in any debate for Governor's Office
By David Mark Greaves, Our Time Press, 15 September 2010.
Rangel's strength shines on primary
By Elinor Tatum, Hillary Hawkins, 16 September 2010.
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