Daniela Gerson

Daniela Gerson appears in the following:

After Graduating as an Illegal Immigrant, a Struggle to Navigate the System

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Over the past five years, as their classmates climbed the corporate ladder, Barrientos and Alvarez — both college grads who came to the U.S. illegally as children — negotiated a maze...

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Night Life on the Sea Shore

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Brighton Beach is a fun summer destination -- and it's not just for sun-bathing and chess-playing on the boardwalk. When the sun goes down, nightclubs are packed with locals, mostly émigrés from Russia and Ukraine. There, through music, performers have recreated the old country...in the new. Daniela Gerson has more.


New York's Little Israel

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Tomorrow marks Israel’s 60th anniversary as an independent nation. Here in New York, Israelis and others will be celebrating with concerts, parties and -- of course -- with food. In preparation for the holiday, Daniela Gerson paid a visit to an East Village grocery store ...


Colombian Party ... on Wheels

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Hispanics grew faster than any other group in the past year, the US Census said yesterday. They now make up more than 15% of the nation's population, the largest minority. And on the streets of New York, that means more Latin music. In some cases, even on wheels. Daniela Gerson ...


The Old World Comes Through in the New

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Russian and Ukrainian émigrés have been a fixture in Brighton Beach ever since the Soviet Union opened its doors in the 1980s. A particular cultural institution of the ocean front community are the dinner and night clubs. There, through music, performers have recreated the old ...


La Chiva Rides Again

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

New York is no stranger to party buses – oversized vehicles packed for bachelor parties and graduations have cruised the city for years. But for a growing class of Colombian young professionals, this fiesta on wheels is more than a good time. It’s a little ...


Move Over Tango, Frevo Is Here

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Latin music is gaining steam in Berlin. The city is proud of its title as the tango capital of Europe, and various clubs have regular salsa and samba nights. Daniela Gerson reports on a lesser-known Brazilian rhythm: frevo.


Forged Working Papers is Bustling Business in Queens

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

There’s lots of talk about 'illegal' immigrants who’ve come into this country to find work. But in order to get that work most have to buy phony immigration papers to show an employer. In New York City the place to buy an ID is Roosevelt ...


New Yorkers Talk About the World Cup

Friday, June 09, 2006

The World Cup gets underway today when Costa Rica faces off against Germany. Reporter Daniela Gerson traveled from lower Manhattan to Jackson Heights, Queens, to see what some of New York's fans have to say about soccer's biggest tournament.

The first World Cup game is between Germany ...


Illegal Immigrants Dread Turning in Student ID's After Graduation

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Baruch College's commencement is next week and the sweet air of completion has swept through campus. But members of one of its newest clubs are dreading turning in their student ids.

REPORTER: Isabel, June, and Carlos are City University of New York poster children. Among its ...

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