Articles By Rommel H. Ojeda
Chinese Planning Council home health attendants say that receiving only 13 hours of pay for 24-hour shifts is unfair, and detrimental to their health.
Immigrant New Yorkers paid in cash told Documented the evidence requirements for the EWF are making it impossible to access greatly needed funds
As a result of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. revamped its immigration system with the creation of DHS and ICE. However, the creation of this agencies also led to unfair profiling of Muslim communities who became targets for raids and crackdowns. This was the topic for Documented’s seventh panel on immigration issues: how 9/11 Changed Our Immigration System.
Tax preparers are taking advantage of The Excluded Workers Fund to charge immigrants for preparing applications, a service nonprofits offer for free
Aunque las aplicaciones del Fondo para Trabajadores Excluidos se pueden postular gratuitamente, contadores y notarios en Nueva York se están aprovechando para cobrar dinero a inmigrantes que buscan postular las solicitudes.
“All of my belongings were in there. I am angry that they tricked me, even though I was told by social workers and the NYPD that they could not evict me,” Lichang Wang told Documented.
Tener un mentor no solo significa recibir ayuda académica, sino también fortalecer el desarrollo personal de los jóvenes que quieren un mejor futuro. Documented enumero una lista de organizaciones que ofrecen programas de tutoría y mentoría para inmigrantes en Nueva York.
Studies have shown that a healthy relationships between mentors and mentees can lead to personal development, high self-esteem, higher grades, and better social responsibility. Here is a list of organizations and programs serving students of under-represented communities in NY.
Ever since the Excluded Workers Fund was announced, New Yorkers have had multiple questions about its process of applying, and its eligibility. As the fund started accepting applications last week, Documented and Make the Road hosted a live Q&A event to answer all of those questions. Here is a recap.