Newcomers in Chinatown have convinced themselves that the xenophobia stoked by the Republican nominee will distinguish between documented and undocumented immigrants. They are, the author writes, tragically mistaken.
An opinion blogger’s take: “For many minorities, especially new immigrant parents, understanding and respect sometimes are more likely to come from a segregated school than a diverse school.”
New York’s Asian community was under-represented in the stop-and-frisk numbers under Mayor Bloomberg, and many of its leaders were skeptical about the program’s roll-back under Mayor de Blasio. A Chinese-language columnist asks whether that community is wary of a crime spike.
Release from jail has long meant a 3 a.m. drop-off at a desolate Queens location, for teens and adults alike. A new initiative offers young people a better ride.