Category: Staten Island

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How Hurricane Sandy Impacted New York City’s Immigrants

One year later the effects are still being felt.

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Sharing a Traditional Sikh Meal on Staten Island

The traditional langar meal is served after every Sikh religious services and is provided free to anyone regardless of religion, caste or race. Arpita Aneja takes us to a gurudwara on Staten Island.

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Mexican Immigrant from Staten Island Speaks Out About Dismissed Hate Crime Charges

After the State Island District Attorney threw out the case against his alleged attacker, Christian Vázquez claims he was misled by police investigators. But authorities say Vázquez didn’t tell them the whole story.

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Fear a Way of Life for Many Hispanic Immigrants on Staten Island

The Hispanic community in Port Richmond has welcomed increased police presence on Castleton and Port Richmond Avenues, the epicenter of recent hate crimes on Staten Island.

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Staten Island Hate Crimes: An Investigation by El Diario/La Prensa

The Spanish-language daily has just published a series of reports on the recent wave of attacks on Mexican immigrants living on Staten Island.