Author: kimberlyavalos

DACA Recipients Feel Distant From Immigrant Community by Kimberly Avalos

While New York City’s Dreamers have obtained the benefits of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals for four years now, many are anxious about the altered dynamic of their community of undocumented immigrants and the uncertain future of their status. Some Dreamers are experiencing a kind of survivor’s guilt, lamenting […]

Muslim Man Brings Muslims and Jews Together in NYC

When Moroccan Simo El Aissaoui arrived as an immigrant in the US eight years ago, he was surprised to find a divide between Muslims and Jews. In his country, Muslims and Jews enjoyed a long harmonious history together and he wanted to show Americans that it could be that way […]