• August 2002
• July 2002
• June 2002
• May 2002
• April 2002
• March 2002
• February 2002
• January 2002

• December 2001
• August 2001

Web Resources

• Immigration and Naturalization Service

• The New York City Mayor's Office Of Immigrant Affairs and Language Services

• Citizenship NYC

• New York Immigration Hotline

• National Immigration Forum

• Genealogical Resources in the New York Metropolitan Area


• The Migration Information Force


• ACLU Immigrants Rights Project

• America Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Immigration Law Foundation

• Lesbian and Gay Immigration Rights Task Force

• Glossary

Local: General

• Archdiocese of New York Immigrant and Refugee Services

• Citizens Committee For New York City

• Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society

Local: Specific

• Asian Americans for Equality

• Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund


• Chinese Progressive Association

• Emerald Isle Immigration Center of New York

• Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York

• National Association of Korean Americans

• National Coalition for Haitian Rights



NYC Parades and Festivals


9/1/2002 Brazilian American Festival
9am-6pm MANHATTAN 46th St bet Fifth & Seventh Aves;and Sixth Ave bet 42nd & 56th Sts

9/2/2002 West Indian-American Day Carnival
9am Brooklyn Eastern Parkway bet Utica Ave and Grand Army Plaza

9/8/2002 International Immigrants Day Parade
2:30pm Manhattan Madison Ave bet 24th St to 41st Street

9/15/2002 Mexican Day Parade
8am Manhattan Third Avenue bet. 86th Street - 122nd Street

9/15/2002 Mexican Independence Day Parade
Noon-4pm Manhattan Central Park West bet. 77th Street - 60th Street

9/15/2002 Mexican Historic Festival
10am-7pm MANHATTAN 116th St bet Lexington & Second Ave

9/21/2002 von Steuben Day Parade (German-American)
Noon Manhattan Fifth Avenue bet. 61st Street - 86th Street

9/26/2002 - 9/29/2002 Greek Orthodox Festival
QUEENS 152nd St bet 84th Ave & 84th Dr and 84th Rd bet 152nd St & Parsons Blvd

9/29/2002 Muslim Parade
1pm Manhattan Madison Ave bet 41st St - 26th St

9/29/2002 Hispanic Heritage & International Day
Noon-5pm QUEENS 82nd Street bet. 37th and Roosevelt Avenues

9/29/2002 Muslim Foundation Day Festival
10am-6pm MANHATTAN Madison Ave bet 23rd & 26th Sts


10/6/2002 Korean-American Parade
Manhattan Broadway bet 41st St and 26th St

10/13/2002 Hispanic Day Parade
Manhattan Fifth Ave bet 44th St - 86th St

10/14/2002 Columbus Day Parade
Manhattan Fifth Avenue bet 44th St - 79th St


11/10/2002 Meretz/Israeli Civil Rights Festival
11am-6pm MANHATTAN Lexington Ave bet 34th & 42nd Sts

Here are highlights from the rest of the year:


• St. Patrick's Day Parades (separate ones in Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan)
• Greek Independence Day Parade


• Scottish Bagpipers & Drummers Parade
• Sikh Cultural Parade


• Latinos Unidos Parade
• Mexican Independence Day Festival
• Haitian-American Day Parade


• Phillipine Independence Day Parade
• National Puerto Rican Day Parade


• International African Arts Festival
• Dominican Day Parade (in at least two boroughs)


• International Immigrants Parade
• Africa Day Parade
• Dominican Day Parade (in Manhattan)
• Indian Day Parade
• Pakistani Day Parade
• West Indian Amer. Children's Day Parade

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