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The China Press

州众议员竞选人克鲁兹 吁州府停止与ICE合作(图)

August 18, 2018 | by 侨报实习记者张帆8月15日纽约报道

8月15日上午,在皇后区杰克逊高地邮局前,正在竞选第39选区州众议员的卡特利娜·克鲁兹(Catalina Cruz)与日前被移民及海关执法局(ICE)拘留的墨西哥裔男子佛罗瑞斯(Alfredo Flores)共同发声, 谴责ICE不人道,呼吁纽约州各级地方政府机构停止与ICE的信息共享与合作,并改进现有移民法案,让更多的移民有机会获得政府拨款的移民律师协助项目的帮助。他们也呼吁纽约州府禁止ICE到法庭抓人,禁止ICE到州政府的办公室抓人,以便移民能获得各种政府服务,而不用担心被抓走。 据悉,佛罗瑞斯7月16日上午被ICE拘留直至几天前被释放。在被捕当日,佛罗瑞斯乘坐灰狗巴士前往华盛顿州西雅图市寻找兄弟谈论建筑生意,途中不知为何公车绕行至加拿大,佛罗瑞斯在加拿大境内被逮捕,又被转移至纽约州Batavia拘留。期间,佛罗瑞斯的妻子Wendy通过脸书欲为其丈夫筹集保释金(2000元)、律师费和其他开销,共计1万元。至今已筹7210美金。佛罗瑞斯与Wendy现育有3个孩子,分别为2岁,4岁与5岁。Wendy来自秘鲁,并已经是美国公民,同时两人已登记结婚为夫妻。佛罗瑞斯已在美国生活10年之久,从事餐馆服务生与酒保职业。克鲁兹在报纸上读到了这个家庭的遭遇, 并伸出援手,帮助佛罗瑞斯一家团聚,并将其案件审理从纽约上州 Batavia移至纽约市。此外,克鲁兹联系了律师,并最终帮助佛罗瑞斯获得释放。 克鲁兹表示,废除ICE并不能根治移民危机。首先,ICE废除与否是联邦政府的问题;其次,就算ICE被废除也会有其他机构代替ICE执行现有移民法律。因此,根本解决方法在于修改移民法,让其变得更人性化、更公平。移民法律应保护移民社区,而不是将其四分五裂。 克鲁兹表示,自己曾在纽约市议会以律师身份工作,并致力于将纽约州打造成避难州。无论是被任何机构抓捕的无证移民在被ICE拘捕并遣返前应当有被证明无罪的权利。当无证移民来到警局或任何执法机构寻求帮助时不应被ICE拘留的潜在危险而吓退。在未来5年中,克鲁兹打算申请1亿美元的政府拨款,确保所有移民有机会在法庭上获得移民律师的协助。 克鲁兹表示,当今ICE无处不在,他们去公共场合抓人,他们去法庭抓人,给移民社区造成恐慌。作为众议员参选人,她呼吁州政府不要将寻求各种服务的移民的资料提供给像ICE一样的联邦机构。纽约州府应禁止ICE到法庭抓人,到政府办公室抓人,以便移民能自由地获得各种政府服务,而不用担心被ICE抓走。 本文版权属“纽约侨报”所有,转载请注明“来源:纽约侨报网”。违反上述声明者,我们将追究其相关法律责任。

 

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Queens Tribune

Jackson Heights Family Reunited

August 17, 2018 | by ARIEL HERNANDEZ

After 20 days in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center, Alfredo Flores, 36, a Mexican native, was reunited with his family in Jackson Heights on Wednesday. On July 16, Flores, who has lived in the United States for more than 10 years, boarded a Greyhound bus to Seattle to visit his brother for a work project, not knowing that the bus would take a detour to Canada, where he was picked up by ICE.…

 

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El Diario

“Soñadores” muestran su poder activando votantes para las elecciones

August 16, 2018 | by Edwin Martinez

El próximo 13 de septiembre se llevarán a cabo las elecciones primarias para elegir a los legisladores estatales que desde Albany manejarán los destinos de los neoyorquinos por los próximos años. Y aunque Jesús López no puede votar por su estatus migratorio, el joven de 22 años no quiso quedarse de brazos cruzados. Con un poco de tristeza y frustración por no poder todavía hacer realidad su sueño de convertirse en policía del NYPD por su estatus, el beneficiario de DACA, quien vive en Nueva…

 

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Queens Ledger

Assembly candidate talks with community over coffee

August 16, 2018 | by Mark Garzon

Assembly candidate Catalina Cruz held a community coffee talk at Asadero La Fogata last Saturday to discuss issues in Corona. A dozen residents attended the talk and voiced a variety of concerns in the neighborhood including cleanliness, affordable housing for seniors, immigration, and substance abuse prevention. Cruz, who is running for office to represent the 39th Assembly District, has held similar talks in Jackson Heights, Elmhurst and Corona to provide residents with an opportunity to share…

 

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WNYC

A Bus Ride Lands an Immigrant in Detention

August 15, 2018 | by Arun Venugopal

Alfredo Flores, a Queens resident, boarded a Greyhound for Seattle in July. Little did he know that the bus would cross the border into Canada, and that he’d end up in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Flores, 36, is originally from Mexico and is undocumented. “I was on my way to visit my brother for a work project,” he said at a press conference organized by Catalina Cruz in Jackson Heights. Cruz is a…

 

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Queens Chronicle

Immigrant dad back with his family in JH; Undocumented father was cuffed at the Canadian border last month

August 16, 2018 | by Mark Lord

A Jackson Heights family is, at least temporarily, reunited after the father, a 36-year-old waiter and bartender, was detained July 16 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during a bus trip to visit his brother in Seattle. With his family at his side on Wednesday, Alfredo Flores, who came to the United States from Mexico 10 years ago, met the press to discuss the latest developments in his ongoing legal battle to remain in the country…

 

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El Diario

Indocumentado termina en manos de La Migra cuando autobús en que viajaba se desvió a Canadá

August 16, 2018 | by Edwin Martinez

La mañana del 16 de julio, el mexicano Alfredo Flores sintió que se le vino el mundo encima. El autobús de la compañía Greyhound en el que viajaba desde Nueva York hasta Seattle, para hacer un trabajo de construcción con su hermano, inesperadamente se desvió de la ruta y entró un momento a territorio canadiense. Los oficiales de ese país le pidieron papeles, y al no poder presentarlos, fue detenido. Tres horas más tarde fue entregado a las autoridades de Inmigración de Estados…

 

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Queens Tribune

Jackson Heights Family Reunited

August 16, 2018 | by Ariel Hernandez

After 20 days in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center, Alfredo Flores, 36, a Mexican native, was reunited with his family in Jackson Heights on Wednesday. On July 16, Flores, who has lived in the United States for more than 10 years, boarded a Greyhound bus to Seattle to visit his brother for a work project, not knowing that the bus would take a detour to Canada, where he was picked up by ICE.…

 

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Jackson Heights Patch

Queens Father Held 20 Days In ICE Custody After Greyhound Ride

August 16, 2018 | by Danielle Woodward

The Jackson Heights immigrant was arrested after his bus unexpectedly crossed into Canada: “I got scared, but there was nothing I could do.” JACKSON HEIGHTS, QUEENS — What was supposed to be a visit to his brother in Seattle turned into a 20-day nightmare for one Jackson Heights immigrant, who was arrested by ICE agents after he said his Greyhound bus made a surprise stop in Canada. Alfredo Flores, a 36-year-old undocumented immigrant, was only recently…

 

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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Queens immigrant steps on Greyhound bus bound for Seattle, winds up in ICE custody, separated from his family for 23 harrowing days

August 16, 2018 | by ESTHER SHITTU and RICH SCHAPIRO

He hopped on a Greyhound bus to Seattle — and rolled right into the custody of ICE agents at the Canadian border. A cross-country trip came to an abrupt and shocking end for Queens immigrant Alfredo Flores, who spent 23 days in custody after his bus unexpectedly crossed the border near Buffalo last month. “Going to Canada was not something that I was expecting,” said Flores, 36, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico and married father of…

 

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Hip Latina

This Latina Might Be The First Dreamer To Hold Office in New York

August 15, 2018 | by Yvette Montoya

One of the most interesting things to come out of an otherwise horrifying political climate has been the emergence of the many ideological divides that exist within the two party system. It’s not just that they are being recognized now—since people’s politics have always existed on a spectrum—but that they are winning elections by actually speaking directly to the people most politicians only speak about. And while it’s the erratic behavior from the groups farthest to Left and Right that tend to get the…

 

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Daily News

Catalina Cruz is New York's first Dreamer to run for office

August 10, 2018 | by Elizabeth Elizalde

Catalina Cruz remembers arriving at JFK Airport from Colombia at just 9 years old with her single mother with one thing on their minds: Achieving the American Dream. That memory came flooding back to Cruz, now 35, as she stood with hundreds of protesters at LaGuardia Airport in June waiting for immigrant children — who were believed to be separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border because of President Trump’s zero-tolerance policy — to arrive.…

 

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Times Ledger

Cruz announces plan to keep housing affordable

August 13, 2018 | by Mark Hallum

Catalina Cruz, a Democratic candidate for the seat held by state Assemblywoman Ari Espinal (D-Jackson Heights), has released her initiative for making neighborhoods more affordable while providing tenants with the resources they need when meeting their landlord in a courtroom. Espinal won a special election in April and is also facing Yonel Letellier Sosa in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary. Cruz held a news conference Tuesday in Elmhurst in front of the site where a controversial…

 

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El Correo

Una ‘soñadora’ con los pies bien puestos en la tierra

August 10, 2018 | by Karmina L. Fonseca

Catalina Cruz es una “Soñadora”. No solo de manera figurativa, sino también literalmente hablando, ya que la candidata demócrata a la asamblea estatal por el distrito 39, también fue una “Dreamer” traída en la infancia desde Colombia y estuvo viviendo como indocumentada por más de una década. No obstante, ahora, Catalina Cruz tiene los pies bien puestos en la tierra, y busca representar a las comunidades de Corona, Elmhusrt y Jackson Heights. “Mi historia es la…

 

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The China Press

州众议员参选人卡特利娜·克鲁兹公布政纲(图)

August 13, 2018 | by 侨报实习记者张帆纽约报道

日前,民主党州众议员参选人卡特利娜·克鲁兹(Catalina Cruz)宣布正式推出关于解决纽约市日益增长的住房负担能力危机的提案。此提案也获得市议会议员和租户权利领导人马克莱文(Mark Levin)的支持。 图为科鲁兹在出席竞选造势活动,克鲁兹(中间),莱文(右1)。(张帆摄) 克鲁兹表示,将在82街建造的商业与豪华公寓就是一个很好的例子,开发商对于当地居民的意见置之不理,楼内提供的可负担经济适用房杯水车薪。作为一名前房屋律师,克鲁兹了解水涨船高的租金加上原地踏步的收入,迫使很多家庭过度拥挤地生活或者搬离原住宅另觅他处。 克鲁兹的提案如下:建立由国家资助的“咨询权”倡议,为租户提供代理服务;要求房东以优惠租金续租租约,直至租客自愿结束租赁;确保所有经济适用房永久可负担;通过增加整体计划的资金,预防和减少对过渡性住房的需求等。 克鲁兹向本报记者表示,她主张取消对纽约州3至8年纪学生进行数学以及英语为第二语言的考试。关于SHSAT,克鲁兹并不同意市长白思豪试图对高中招生程序的改革。高中招生程序的任何变更都必须从社区参与开始,政府需要聆听社区的声音。长期以来,移民和工人阶级社区被忽视,政策由自上而下决定。克鲁兹决心改变这一点,她希望建立自下而上的基层政府,这将有助于社区和利益相关者的决策。州府奥本尼及其决策的改变现在对普通人而言遥不可及,克鲁兹决心改变现状。

 

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Queens County Politics

Cruz Gains Another Endorsement for State Assembly Race

August 8, 2018 | by Christian Spencer

Catalina Cruz received Tuesday another endorsement from City Councilmember Mark Levine (D-Manhattan) for her bid for the State Assembly as she unveiled her housing plan. Levine joined Cruz, whose campaign in the 39th Assembly District promises to create “permanently affordable houses,” in a small press conference at Dunningham Triangle in Elmhurst. “I’m going to tell you why a council member from Manhattan has come all the way to Queens today,” Levine told the crowd of about 20 people. “It’s…

 

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Queens County Politics

Cruz Hosts Comedy Fundraiser In Jackson Heights

August 10, 2018 | by Christian Spencer

Catalina Cruz joined supporters at D’Antigua Lounge on Wednesday night for a fundraiser featuring comics and show writers. Cruz, who is running for State Assembly in the 39th Assembly District, talked about how her progressive policies in Albany would “[fight] Trump’s agenda with a plan of real action.” “It was a fantastic night…[my supporters] understand the importance of supporting progressive leadership. Leadership with a vision independent of corporate funding,” Cruz said. Cruz elaborated that President Donald Trump’s policies…

 

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Queens Daily Eagle

Latino Lawyers President Fights For Representation

August 10, 2018 | by David Brand

As an attorney for the Goddard Riverside SRO Law Project, many of Catalina Cruz’s first clients came from the same communities as the workers who clean the office buildings that house high-powered law firms. Or who work at the coffee shops and delis at street level. They also shared a lot in common with people from her own community. Cruz, the president of the Latino Lawyers Association of Queens County, represented low-income New Yorkers facing eviction…

 

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Queens Gazette

DEVELOPERS SCRAP 82ND STREET REZONING PLAN IN ELMHURST

July 26, 2018 | by John Toscano

Catalina Cruz, Democrat for State Assembly (39th District), released the statement below on the withdrawal of the 40-31 82nd Street rezoning plan proposed by developers Sun Equity Partners and Heskel Group. “Our community came together to fight against a rezoning proposal that would have put our safety at risk and compromised the essence of what makes Elmhurst and Jackson Heights a great place to live. The developers proposed a plan that clearly did not include community…

 

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World Journal

克魯茲競選州眾議員 陳倩雯力挺

August 3, 2018 | by Zhu Lei

州眾議會第39選區參選人卡塔利娜‧克魯茲(Catalina Cruz)2日與選區內的支持者和民眾聚會,市議員陳倩雯和卓姆(Danny Dromm)到場支持克魯茲參選,相信她會不遺餘力為移民社區爭取權益。 州眾議會39選區覆蓋皇后區可樂娜、艾姆赫斯特和傑克森高地(Jackson Heights)。克魯茲表示,她九歲時跟隨母親從哥倫比亞來到美國,為了追求更好的生活。「我是一名夢想生(Dreamer),是無證移民工人的孩子,我在這裡實現了美國夢,也要保護其他夢想生和我一樣。」 克魯茲表示,「我在成長的過程中,經歷被歧視,受到房東的區別對待,看到母親的工資因為移民身分而被剝削等等,這一切都堅定了我要站出來為社區奮鬥的決心。」 克魯茲說,她了解選民的生活和需要,知道移民家庭的困難,一定會為選區民眾爭取利益、提供好的服務。 陳倩雯表示,克魯茲曾在市議會工作,從那時就認識了她。「我們需要更多少數族裔的女性民選官員,她還是夢想生,我也來自移民家庭,我們知道夢想生們非常努力,相信她能為移民社區更好的發聲,希望亞裔選民支持她。」 卓姆說,「我需要像克魯茲這樣的工作夥伴,社區需要向克魯茲這樣能為民眾利益抗爭的民選官員。」他呼籲選民9月13日出來投票,在投票率不高的情況下,每張選票都至關重要。 https://www.worldjournal.com/5795152/article-%E5%85%8B%E9%AD%AF%E8%8C%B2%E7%AB%B6%E9%81%B8%E5%B7%9E%E7%9C%BE%E8%AD%B0%E5%93%A1-%E9%99%B3%E5%80%A9%E9%9B%AF%E5%8A%9B%E6%8C%BA/?ref=%E5%A4%A7%E9%A6%96%E9%A0%81_%E7%B4%90%E7%B4%84

 

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Visualize Good

Visualizing Backyard Democracy

August 3, 2018 | by Jonny Goldstein

The country is politically energized in these months leading up to Autumn election season. Even local races that normally fly under the radar are getting a lot of attention. My neighborhood (Western Queens) is particularly active—we recently elected Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary, and we have a number of first time female candidates throwing their hats into the ring. I was happy to support the candidacy of Catalina Cruz with visual listening at an event she held in…

 

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El Diario

Tres colombianas “berracas” en la lucha por llegar a Albany

July 22, 2018 | by Edwin Martinez

Catalina Cruz, Jessica Ramos y Julia Salazar esperan ganar curules demócratas en la Asamblea y el Senado estatal, para dar representatividad a sus paisanos y defender a sus distritos enteros El diccionario de colombianismos define la palabra “berraca” como una mujer fuerte, echada pa’lante, que no le tiene miedo a los retos y que se le mide a lo que sea. Y ese adjetivo, en opinión de muchos, cae como anillo al dedo a tres jóvenes colombianas que decidieron lanzarse…

 

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Vice

This Woman Plans to Be One of the First Dreamers in Office

July 18, 2018 | by CD Clifford

Catalina Cruz came to the US from Colombia at nine years old. Now, after a career of supporting politicians, she aims to start advocating for immigrants as a politician herself. As Catalina Cruz strides into a coffee shop just off the main drag of Jackson Heights, she sports the easy smile of a local. After saying hi to the teenagers at the next table, she sits down opposite me, open and present. With her hands on…

 

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Times Ledger

Developer withdraws from 82nd Street rezoning

July 20, 2018 | by Mark Hallum

Activists were celebrating a victory over developers following the announcement Sun Equity would withdraw its rezoning application for a 13-story partial affordable housing structure in Elmhurst with Target on the ground level. Democratic State Assembly candidate Catalina Cruz has long opposed the project because of the supposed danger it poses to patients at Elmhurst Hospital. “As proposed, the new construction would have endangered the lives of the people in our community by blocking ambulances from getting…

 

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ABC News

A number of new citizens are now seeking political office

July 18, 2018 | by Karolina Rivas

Catalina Cruz Catalina Cruz said she is running for the New York state Assembly to set policies that will help people like her mother, who had to scrounge to make ends meet as Cruz was growing up, including by selling tamales and collecting cans. “It gives me the opportunity to fight in a way I haven’t been able to do or frankly had the courage to do until now,” Cruz said. If she wins the Queens,…

 

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Queens Gazette

Chin Endorses Catalina Cruz

July 18, 2018 | by John Toscano

Catalina Cruz, Democrat for State Assembly (39th District), earned the powerful endorsement of NYC Council Member Margaret Chin, a progressive leader for seniors and a champion for Asian Americans. Chin is the first Asian American woman elected to the City Council and the first Chinese American in the City Council to represent Chinatown. “Catalina Cruz is an incredibly effective advocate for working-class New Yorkers, immigrants, and seniors,” said Council Member Chin. “I’m proud to endorse her…

 

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Queens Ledger

From Dreamer to candidate: Cruz tells her story

July 12, 2018 | by Benjamin Fang

There wasn’t a singular moment when Queens Assembly candidate Catalina Cruz suddenly realized that she was undocumented. She always knew that she and her single mother, who hopped on a plane from Colombia when Cruz was just 9 years old, had overstayed their visas. “There was always this thing at home about being very careful not to get in trouble with the police, don’t get in trouble in school, don’t draw attention to yourself,” she said.…

 

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El Correo

Concejal Rosenthal respalda a Catalina Cruz para la Asamblea

July 13, 2018 | by Editors

  Catalina Cruz, Democrata para la Asamblea Estala (Distrito 39), obtuvo el respaldo de la concejal municipal, Helen Rosenthal, una lider progresista por la equidad de genero y el compromiso civico.

 

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Times Ledger

Cruz, Ramos fight against Elmhurst construction site

July 12, 2018 | by Mark Hallum

Democratic political candidates Catalina Cruz and Jessica Ramos stood in front of the trauma center at Elmhurst Hospital with staff from the facility July 5 claiming the increase in vehicular traffic from more residents could impede ambulance access to the medical institution. “The safety of our community is paramount. I am immensely disappointed in the City Planning Commission’s vote to allow this proposal to move forward despite the groundswell of opposition by the community board, local…

 

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Queens Gazette

CITY PLANNING COMMISSION VOTES ON 82ND STREET REZONING PLAN

July 12, 2018 | by John Toscano

CITY PLANNING COMMISSION VOTES ON 82ND STREET REZONING PLAN: Catalina Cruz, Democrat for State Assembly (39th District), released the statement below following the City Planning Commission’s vote on July 9 on the proposed rezoning plan for the Shoppes on 82nd Street in Elmhurst-Jackson Heights. “The safety of our community is paramount. I am immensely disappointed in the City Planning Commission’s vote to allow this proposal to move forward despite the groundswell of opposition by the community board,…

 

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Dunya News

Statement on City Planning Commission Vote on 82nd Street Rezoning

July 10, 2018 | by Catalina Cruz

  “The safety of our community is paramount. I am immensely disappointed in the City Planning Commission’s vote to allow this proposal to move forward despite the groundswell of opposition by the community board, local residents, small business owners, and medical professionals. The EMT union, which represents the ambulance drivers working at Elmhurst Hospital, has publicly stated that this development will be an obstruction to their ability to save lives. We will not stop fighting to…

 

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Video: NY1: Medical Professionals Rally Against Rezoning Proposal


The China Press

各界民众反对艾姆赫斯特医院附近土地重划与建筑方案(组图)

July 6, 2018 | by Zhang Fan

【侨报实习记者张帆7月5日纽约报道】5日,在艾姆赫斯特医院前,皇后区各地居民和医疗专业人员联合起来,反对在艾姆赫斯特医院附近进行的土地重新划分与建筑方案,该方案包括建一个“标的”商场(Target)及平价房。反对者认为该方案一旦实施,将会阻止救护车执行任务,影响社区交通,危及病危者生命,抬高房屋租金,赶走当地小商贩。 克鲁斯(Jomaire Cruz)是艾姆赫斯特医院的一名儿童与妇产科和产后护理护士,也是杰克逊高地居民。她表示,在生产室一线工作经常会遇到高危产妇,她们面临着各种疑难杂症,给生产带来极大的挑战,最常见的是高血压。因此从家到医院的急救路上每一秒钟都性命攸关,所有孕妇和孩子都应保证快速、安全与高效的医疗服务。 欧查奥(Leticia Ochoa)是皇后区街坊联合(Queens Neighborhood United)的一员,居住在艾姆赫斯特/拉瓜地亚机场一带。因她所居住的辖区没有医院,当儿子癫痫病发时,需要紧急送往艾姆赫斯特医院治疗,但因为机场改造,急救车在来去医院的路上浪费了很多宝贵时间。有一次她儿子在她怀中一度昏迷失去反应。因此可以想象13层楼高的建筑工程会造成多大的交通拥堵,后果将不堪设想,也许某一天身边至爱之人因交通拥堵,耽搁在急救车内等待送往医院治疗的路上而撒手人寰。 正在竞选第39辖区州议员的科鲁兹(Catalina Cruz),也是杰克逊高地居民,她指责有关机构和人士没有听取社区居民及社区第4委员会缩小建筑用地和规模的建议,依旧推进土地重新规划,允许“标的”超市(Target)进入艾姆赫斯特社区,这是金钱优先于人民的自私表现。她在接下来回答本报记者提问时表示,因此建筑计划仍处于提案阶段,居民应该持续发声,让城市规划委员会(City Planning Commission CPC)听见民众的诉求,最终达到在下周二(10日)的投票中否决此项提案的目的。但如果CPC投票通过此提案,提案会提交给市议员莫亚(Francisco Moya)前,这时民众仍不能气馁,应依旧应莫亚投诉,让莫亚听到民众的呼声,最终否决提案。 正在竞选第13辖区的州参议员的拉莫斯(Jessica Ramos)表示, 她所在辖区并没有医院,但是很多青少年正在遭受肥胖症、哮喘病等的折磨。于是有可靠的进入医院的通路对于整个皇后区来说都非常重要。 艾姆赫斯特医院与建筑工程地在同一条街上,医院在左,工地在右。 (资料图) 艾姆赫斯特医院救护车与火警指挥中心的副主任格里科(Michael Greco)表示,建筑工程所在街道第82街和Braxtor街都是单行道,而且在这两条街上的双排停车现象常见。如果在医院附近建立一个多层楼停车场和大型超市的装载于卸货码头。首先当车辆缓缓驶入高层停车场寻找车位时会造成后续车辆的拥堵,其次大型货车当街装卸货物或驶入超市储藏室时会将整条街都封死。救护车服务最多的是中风患者、心脏病突发与呼吸困难的患者。救治这些病人刻不容缓。而且艾姆赫斯特医院是全皇后区唯一一家特一级创伤中心,西奈山医院与北岸医疗中心经常会将病人转入艾姆赫斯特医院进行治疗。 图为抗议集会现场,左一为Catalina Cruz,右一为Jessica Ramos。 (张帆摄) 为纽约市低收入租户打官司的印度裔律师表示,虽然此建筑项目包括了30%的平价屋,但是平价屋收费不菲,因为其收费标准基于全纽约市中位收入而不是艾姆赫斯特当地居民中位收入,而艾姆赫斯特居民收入远低于纽约市其他区,此种现象已发生在了杰克逊高地,因租金的疯涨很多人失去了爱居被迫搬离。艾姆赫斯特不应遭受此劫。其次因大型超市Target的入驻和租金的飙升,许多由新移民开办的小商业机构将会无法承担巨大的重担而被迫停业关门。 “华人应走出来发出呼声” 艾姆赫斯特居民西罗(David Hiro)表示,艾姆赫斯特是一个多元化的社区,华裔很多,与日俱增,力量日渐壮大,影响力也在提升,华人应走出来发出呼声和投票,让自己社区的需求得到关注,共建社区美好的明天。 http://ny.uschinapress.com/spotlight/2018/07-06/148094.html

 

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