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Unable to work, Indian immigrant women feel trapped by H4 visas Dominican Wine Bar Brings Community Together Interest in Contemporary Russian Literature Grows in US Big Sense of Stigmatization in Little Liberia Are Esrogim the Perfect Fruit? Translating America: Bilingual Education in the South Bronx
 

Unable to work, Indian immigrant women feel trapped by H4 visas

Legal Indian immigrant women, and holders of the H4 visa, speak out about the visa restrictions they're facing, starting from their ineligibility to apply for jobs to obtaining a driver's license. Many are eagerly awaiting Obama's delayed immigration policies.

Dominican Wine Bar Brings Community Together

In Corcho Wine Room, Benlly Polanco hoped to create a place where people from his mainly Dominican neighborhood in Inwood could enjoy wine, food, art, music and a nice conversation, and could “feel at home.”

Interest in Contemporary Russian Literature Grows in US

One cultural consequence of the international crisis in Ukraine and the worsening of U.S.–Russian relations is that Americans are more interested in engaging with Russian culture than they have been in the last decade.

Big Sense of Stigmatization in Little Liberia

The growing fear over the deadly Ebola virus has translated to an increased sense of stigmatization among Liberians living in Staten Island's Little Liberia community

Are Esrogim the Perfect Fruit?

Italian-born Rabbi Leizer Rodal opened shop in Crown Heights to sell esrogim, traditional fruit for Sukkot.

Translating America: Bilingual Education in the South Bronx

A bilingual program at a middle school in the South Bronx helps students from Spanish-speaking households transition to English fluency.

Khodorkovsky’s largely unheard message to the Russian diaspora

31 October 2014

When dissident Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky toured the U.S. this month to promote his civil society movement Open Russia, he took care to reach out to Russian emigres. “The Russian diaspora outside of Russia could – and I hope will still – play a huge role in the effective development of our own country,” said […]

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Unable to work, Indian immigrant women feel trapped by H4 visas

26 October 2014

Legal Indian immigrant women, and holders of the H4 visa, speak out about the visa restrictions they're facing, starting from their ineligibility to apply for jobs to obtaining a driver's license. Many are eagerly awaiting Obama's delayed immigration policies.

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Dominican Wine Bar Brings Community Together

23 October 2014

In Corcho Wine Room, Benlly Polanco hoped to create a place where people from his mainly Dominican neighborhood in Inwood could enjoy wine, food, art, music and a nice conversation, and could “feel at home.”

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Interest in Contemporary Russian Literature Grows in US

21 October 2014

One cultural consequence of the international crisis in Ukraine and the worsening of U.S.–Russian relations is that Americans are more interested in engaging with Russian culture than they have been in the last decade.

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Big Sense of Stigmatization in Little Liberia

21 October 2014

The growing fear over the deadly Ebola virus has translated to an increased sense of stigmatization among Liberians living in Staten Island's Little Liberia community

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Are Esrogim the Perfect Fruit?

20 October 2014

Italian-born Rabbi Leizer Rodal opened shop in Crown Heights to sell esrogim, traditional fruit for Sukkot.

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Translating America: Bilingual Education in the South Bronx

20 October 2014

A bilingual program at a middle school in the South Bronx helps students from Spanish-speaking households transition to English fluency.

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As Tech Costs Decline, Haitian PirateRadio Thrives

19 October 2014

With New York's usable radio frequencies entirely snatched up, an increasing number of Creole-language radio stations are broadcasting illegally.

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Russian Orthodox in Brighton Beach Struggle to Keep Their Place

19 October 2014

A Russian Orthodox Church in the predominantly Jewish area of Brighton Beach is now in dire financial straits, after years of community-building — a growth that reflects a broader turn toward Orthodoxy among both Russian citizens and immigrants.

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Indian-Americans Seek Role in Fight Against Climate Change

19 October 2014

Indian-Americans are questioning what they can do to aid the environment in their homeland amid what they say are mixed signals from thew government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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