Officials Urge Immigration Enrollment

Officials Urge Immigration Enrollment

Assemblyman Francisco Moya, Jessica Orozco, director of Immigration and Civic Engagement at the Hispanic Federationand U.S. Rep. Grace Meng spoke about the importance to apply and reapply for DACA. BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) held a press conference Tuesday morning to urge undocumented immigrants in New York to enroll and […]

Meng Highlights Customs Efforts

As summer air travel moves into high gear, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) highlighted recent efforts to reduce long lines for customs inspections, particularly at JFK Airport in New York, and she urged Homeland Security officials to continue to reduce wait times. Earlier this year, Meng voted for and the President signed into law the […]

Fed Up With Status Quo

To The Editor: In the May 22-28 issue was a letter from Robert LaRosa questioning why people vote Republican and why the GOP is predicted to make gains this year. Robert, you ought to know that in time, most Americans get fed up with the status quo. When Republicans dominate, after a while people vote […]

Avoiding The Subject?

To The Editor: This letter is in response to the article “Northeast Queens Face-off” (Queens Tribune – March 27-April 2) on my message to Congressman Steve Israel on his small business tour. I want to thank Congressman Steve Israel for the headline and his quick comeback. But regrettably he’s missing the main point. While his legislation is […]

Activists Protest At Crowley’s Office

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Friday, more than 125 activists and community members held a rally in front of U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley’s (D-Jackson Heights) office to ask where he stands on an international trade deal currently being debated in Congress. According to representatives from the Food and Water Watch and Trade Justice New […]

Beyond Lame

To The Editor: Hail to our commander-in-thief. President Obama set off the White House sprinkler system when his pants caught fire, after delivering the biggest presidential lie (“You can keep your current healthcare coverage”) since Richard Nixon declared: “I am not a crook” during Watergate. His political agenda is toast. He’ll never get another bill […]