‘Confused and fearful’: New Yorkers grapple with Trump immigration policies

Residents of Jackson Heights, one of New York’s most diverse neighborhoods, are concerned the new ‘public charge’ rule will put families at risk In a packed room in Jackson Heights – one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York and the US as a whole – cancer survivor Blanca Palomeque explains how the Trump administration’s new policies will force immigrants into making impossible decisions. The 56-year-old from Ecuador, who…

September 15, 2019
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A Republican immigrant from Jamaica is running against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

July 19, 2019

A New York Republican immigrant businesswoman is challenging Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) for her seat in Congress. Here’s what we know Scherie Murray immigrated to the United States from Jamaica as a child. She founded her own company in 2004, although she has since left it to focus on being a mother. On Wednesday, she launched a campaign to run against Ocasio-Cortez in 2020. Murray accused Ocasio-Cortez of focusing more on…

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