By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:55 am
Local congressional representative John Faso, a Republican representing the Catskills and Hudson Valley in the 19th District, has joined a small group of Congressional Republicans criticizing President Donald Trump's recently-issued executive order on... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 25, 2015 - 12:20 pm
Above: A screenshot of the Duque famliy being interviewed on CNN.  When Pope Francis visits the Our Lady Queen of Angels School in Harlem today, Friday, Sept. 25, a family from the Delaware County village of Margaretville will be there to meet with him.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 6, 2014 - 6:14 pm
A man who was stopped on Route 28 in Olive last week, and arrested for possession of a stun gun, was found to be a fugitive from justice wanted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to the New York State Police. Arrested on... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 19, 2012 - 2:01 pm
Above and below: Rosa Isela De Los Santos, right, and her family. Photos by Julia Reischel. Last August, Rosa Isela De Los Santos felt some pain in her stomach. When she went to the doctor, she discovered that she had gastric cancer. Since then, De Los... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 - 9:49 am
From the Daily Freeman: Argentine immigrant and Saugerties restaurant owner Emilio Maya has, for the second time, received a one-year stay of deportation, according to U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey. Hinchey, D-Hurley, said in an e-mail on Tuesday that the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 - 2:02 pm
In the Freeman today: An update on the case of Emilio and Analia Maya, the Argentinian brother-sister duo behind the Tango Cafe in Saugerties, who are currently facing deportation next month for having illegally overstayed their visas. For now, the Mayas... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 23, 2010 - 4:16 pm
All children living in a U.S. school district, regardless of their immigration status, are entitled to a free public education. So why are New York State school districts requiring parents to show visas, green cards or Social Security numbers to register... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2010 - 9:52 pm
That's what the experts on last night's panel about tiny Fleischmanns, NY, said. They were discussing the movie "Bienvenidos a Fleischmanns," by filmmaker Jessica Vecchione, which chronicles the growth of a vibrant Mexican community in the village over... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010 - 9:38 am
The AP has an incredible story about Saugerties business owners Emilio and Analia Maya, Argentine natives who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and who now face deportation. According to the story, the brother and sister have been... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010 - 10:25 pm
Unless things change dramatically for Emilio Maya, a restaurant owner, husband and father in Saugerties, he'll be on a plane to Argentina in a few weeks. A Daily Freeman story reports that on November 17, immigration agents seized him on his way to work... Read more
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