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A Promise in Peril | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen Born in Mexico, José López came to the U.S. at age five. López was able to obtain a work permit and driver’s license, attend City College and pay for tuition. “This is home,” said the Washington…

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The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #WhiteSupremacistInChief

President Trump has called Hispanic Americans and immigrants:BreedersRapistsMurderersInfestationDisease riddledAn InvasionThese are words that white supremacist use. #Trump should stop inciting violence & encouraging white supremacy. #ElPasoStrong https://t.co/THaL4jDl5D — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) August 7, 2019 We invite you to subscribe…

Deportation raids reported | Manhattan Times

On alert. President Donald Trump has ordered deportation raids to begin on Sunday in at least 10 major cities, according to published reports. On Thursday, the New York Times reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents will begin…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: #ICEraids

⁦.@realDonaldTrump⁩ has to come through members of the ⁦@HispanicCaucus⁩ if he expects to terrorize our communities with his #ICEraids and we will NOT be silent. #KnowYourRights pic.twitter.com/qO1ZeYAWod — Adriano Espaillat (@RepEspaillat) July 12, 2019 We invite you to subscribe…

New ICE tactics raise concerns | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi When ICE knocks, you don’t have to open the door. A recent video from Clayton, North Carolina, reveals a pre-dawn raid conducted by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) where Juan Oliva, 33, says goodbye to his…

Online campaign aids mother seeking sanctuary | Manhattan Times

An online crowd-funding campaign has been launched to help pay legal fees for Amanda Morales-Guerra, the Guatemalan immigrant seeking refuge from deportation in a Washington Heights church. Morales-Guerra and her three young children took sanctuary at Holyrood Church on…

The Death of DACA‎ | Manhattan Times

Administration terminates DREAMers program Story by Gregg McQueen Photos by Cristóbal Vivar DACA is done. The Trump administration on Tuesday officially announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Obama-era program that helped more than 800,000…