«Community always will seek community first,” said Niurka Melendez, director of VIA.
Melendez said there is a serious information gap because many migrants believe that saying they are seeking asylum to immigration authorities is all they have to do to actually apply. That’s not how it works.’… Read more here.
«Through the orientation Venezuelan and Immigrants Aids seeks to facilitate the process of adaptation and empowerment of Venezuelans in the northeast of the United States, so that their migratory transition occurs safely… Read more here.
«Niurka pushed herself to continue learning English and making strides in New York. As she carved out a role for herself in the community, working as a translator and connecting other newly-arrived Venezuelans with services, she received an invitation to participate in a focus group considering the possibility of creating an English class for professional immigrants at the NYU English Language Institute… Read more here.
«Adding to the calamity of having fled a humanitarian crisis back home, the growing community of Venezuelans in New York is experiencing a new dramatic obstacle due to the closing of their country’s consulate in Manhattan… Read more here.