immigrants

Cassandra Basler

Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, has raided immigrant communities in Georgia, North Carolina and Texas this week.

Cuomo Announces Exploited Worker Task Force

Jul 16, 2015
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a task force that will investigate worker exploitation in businesses across the state, especially businesses that employ a lot of immigrants. Cuomo made the announcement in the Bronx on Thursday, where he signed a law that will protect nail salon workers from exploitation.

Kaomi Goetz

The political unrest in the Ukraine is being closely watched by Ukrainian immigrants in Connecticut and New York. Lubow Wolynetz, 75, of the Ukrainian Museum and Library  in Stamford, Conn. says she has mixed feelings about her birth country being in the news.