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Bushwick Music Venue Hosts Benefit for Immigrant Services

Bushwick Music Venue Hosts Benefit for Immigrant Services

Nov10 organizes musical event to support Safe Passage Project – a nonprofit that provides lawyers for immigrant children

Bushwick Official Is Calling Out President Trump For Poor-Shaming Immigrants

Bushwick Official Is Calling Out President Trump For Poor-Shaming Immigrants

Council Member Rafael Espinal has spoken out about immigrant rights several times this year.

Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove ‘Police’ Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove ‘Police’ Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

The bill could help better protect local immigrants in their interactions with federal immigration agents.

Councilwoman Velázquez Urged Bushwick Immigrants to Know Their Rights at Recent Immigration Forum

Councilwoman Velázquez Urged Bushwick Immigrants to Know Their Rights at Recent Immigration Forum

The Council Woman held an immigrants right forum last weekend alongside local police and immigration lawyers.

A Map of ICE Raids In and Around Bushwick

A Map of ICE Raids In and Around Bushwick

The ICE Watch map shows that despite NYC being a sanctuary city, a significant number of raids occurred just last year.

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez’s Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez’s Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Congresswoman Velázquez will host an Immigration Forum this Sunday.

“This Is America” Themed Art Show Brought A Conversation About Race to Ridgewood

“This Is America” Themed Art Show Brought A Conversation About Race to Ridgewood

Kei-Sygh Thomas @keisyghthomas Jean Edouard’s hands moved swiftly across the canvas. First with strokes of red and white, then finishes with blue. He placed his brush on the paint stained tarp at his feet. A small crowd of spectators watched as he casually stepped back, and scrunched up his face before deciding that he had […]

Friday Fast Fact: Which Countries Do Bushwick’s Immigrants Come From?

Friday Fast Fact: Which Countries Do Bushwick’s Immigrants Come From?

Data from the American Community Survey reveals the biggest immigrant groups in Bushwick.

A Ridgewood Landlord Has Been Charged with Intimidating Immigrant Tenants

A Ridgewood Landlord Has Been Charged with Intimidating Immigrant Tenants

Discriminating against someone because of their national identity or immigration status is illegal in New York City.

Know Your Rights: Bushwick Responds to ICE Arrests

Know Your Rights: Bushwick Responds to ICE Arrests

Bushwick was the center of rumors about checkpoints and arrests over the weekend, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction.

Bushwick Residents Receive Increased Access to Immigration Assistance

Bushwick Residents Receive Increased Access to Immigration Assistance

Make the Road New York (MRNY), already a wide-reaching non-profit serving Bushwick and greater New York City, is expanding their programs and services through a new partnership with ActionNYC, a network of organizations providing legal assistance to immigrants

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

The government’s budget deadline has passed, the Senate and the House were not able to agree on a spending bill because of last-ditch attempts by critics of the Affordable Care Act in the House who voted to defund the program, and the United States is going into federal government shutdown starting this morning