By Cristina Arreola | 12/17/2013 - 14:55
Several New York politicians are pushing to allow undocumented immigrants to legally apply for driver’s licenses.
“A driver’s license will provide undocumented immigrants much more employment flexibility,” said state Sen. José Peralta who, along with Sen. Adriano Espaillat and community groups, such as Make The Road New York, introduced legislation last October to provide access to licenses to undocumented New Yorkers.
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 11/19/2013 - 14:44
In the city that never sleeps, you can find just about anything: love, success, fame, or money. It’s no wonder there are so many movies set in New York City! Some of our favorite Latino actors and actresses have filmed some of their biggest movies in the city.
Cameron Diaz is currently filming the remake of Annie, coming out Christmas 2014, in the Upper East Side. But this isn’t her first time taking a walk through Central Park.
By Cristina Arreola | 09/11/2013 - 15:02
Domestic workers in California congregated on Tuesday to ask their state senators to pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.
By Sandra Guzman | 09/09/2013 - 13:48
Four years ago, despite being outspent by $80 million dollars, Democratic mayoral hopeful, Bill Thompson came thisclose to beating his wealthy Republican opponent, Michael Bloomberg. This election cycle however is proving to be more difficult for the former City Comptroller.
By Sandra Guzman | 09/09/2013 - 13:11
By Sandra Guzman | 09/06/2013 - 12:50
It’s a testament to the tenacity of John Liu, the City’s Comptroller and mayoral candidate, that despite the devastating decision by the New York City Campaign Finance board to deny him public matching funds recently after three of his fundraisers were found guilty of campaign fraud, he is still in the Democratic primary race. And he is not quitting. “It’s a terrible decision and very unfortunate,” he says. “But we’re going full speed ahead.”
By Sandra Guzman | 09/06/2013 - 11:05
New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn is fond of saying that her favorite New Yorkers are Patience and Fortitude, the two majestic lions that guard the entrance of the city’s grand public library on the famed Fifth Avenue. She’ll need plenty of both as her quest to become the city’s first female mayor nears the finish line.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/07/2013 - 11:52
It's hard to believe anyone would ever think of putting a baby up for sale, but this one young Latino did just that.
Fox News Latino reports that police arrested 23-year-old Staten Island, New York resident Paul Marquez, after he tried to sell his girlfriend's two-month-old daughter on Craigslist for $100.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/24/2013 - 14:00
It was just a mere three weeks ago that we heard about a pair of Whole Foods workers being suspended for speaking Spanish while on the job. Whole Foods has since stated that they would be revising their language policy. Now a similar case appears to be going on in New York.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 10:05
Many New York City hospitals anticipated a 10 to 30 percent increase in baby births due to Hurricane Sandy rocking the Tri-State area last October. The assumption is that once the electricity went out, the lack of television and lights got couples ‘in the mood.’ Of course, walking to the corner store or bodega for a box of condoms was out of the question.