By Elizabeth Llorente | Published November 05, 2012 | Source: Fox News Latino Palisades Park, N.J. – It is about 8:30 a.m., just days after superstorm Sandy unleashed her force and fury in the northeast. Men with calloused hands, world-weary lined faces that make them seem years older than they are, practically stand on their…Details
New York and East Coast Worker Centers & Street Corner Hiring Sites Re-Open to Provide Ready and Reliable Labor
to Homeowners and Businesses Damaged by Sandy
11.05.2012 – New York City, NY
As New York and much of the East Coast turn to deal with the flooding and damage caused by the super storm, day laborer worker centers and street corner hiring sites have reopened their doors and workers have made themselves available for all repair efforts.
Day laborers served a critical role in the reconstruction of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and are committed to helping rebuild places damaged by the storm, especially the hard-hit New York region.
Homeowners and employers can find the help they need by contacting worker centers in their area listed below or at hireadaylaborer.orgDetails
by Walter Ewing, November 2, 2012 | Source: ImmigrationImpact.com Hurricane Sandy may be gone, but the monumental task of reconstruction remains. In New Jersey and New York in particular, thousands of workers will be needed to rebuild or restore roads, homes, and office buildings damaged or destroyed by the storm. If history is any guide,…Details
For outer borough residents and the linguistically isolated, the future is less clear. By Sukjong Hong, November 1, 2012 | Source: OpenCityMag.com Manhattan’s Koreatown is open for business, but things are not quite the same. “Let me see…” said the woman who answered the phone at Cho Dang Gol restaurant, speaking in Korean. “It took…Details
In a surprising twist, ask the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to decline requests from U.S. immigration officials to apply more stringent detention rules to arrested individuals depending on citizenship status. Advocates in attendance said the council made a landmark policy decision believed to be the most comprehensive and definitive in the nation as far as refusing altogether to cooperate with a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) program to detain and potentially deport non-citizens who are arrested. The decision will, health at least initially, mind have a limited impact given that the vast majority of these individuals ultimately are turned over to county agencies that do cooperate with the feds. Advocates said they believe, however, that the decision will have a ripple effect throughout the state to convince other jurisdictions to take a similar stand. The city has been working since last year to revise its policyDetails
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