Immigrants with green cards can do almost anything that other New Yorkers can do except vote.
Ahmed Foda is an Egyptian street vendor who spends 72 hours a week working in Astoria, fighting through inclement weather while standing for 12 hours – and he does so with a smile on his face. He is a prime
Many members of the insular community of Little Pakistan cannot understand English. At midterm election polling stations, there was a distinct lack of Urdu-speaking translators.
Despite a high quantity of domestic violence calls from Brooklyn’s “Little Haiti,” many Haitian women are hestitant to seek refugee from household abuse.
While many Haitian immigrants claim temporary protected status to gain legal workers’ rights, others refrain from applying, fearing fallout when the status expires.