El Mensajero (English)

Posted: July 11, 2016

Last Updated: April 12, 2017

Minimum Wage

July 11, 2016
Challenges remain despite minimum-wage hike
Challenges remain despite minimum-wage hike

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Edith Clemons works three jobs and said she barely makes enough to support herself and her three children, let alone have spare time to spend with them.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 11, 2016
Immigrants, advocates react to ruling
Immigrants, advocates react to ruling

Local advocates and immigrant families were shocked when a tie vote by the U.S. Supreme Court blocked programs that would have allowed 4 million unauthorized immigrants to continue studying and working in the U.S. without fear of deportation.

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By Annette Jiménez/EMC
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July 11, 2016
Nonprofit organizations receive grants

The Rochester Women’s Giving Circle awarded $175,000 to nine nonprofit organizations at the group’s annual grant breakfast last month.

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July 11, 2016
Information overload: Balancing wants and needs
Information overload: Balancing wants and needs

As a mother of two young boys, ages 7 and 9, I find myself puzzled by the things they ask for. "Mom, I want a Spiderman wrestling figure with a change of clothes," asked my youngest.

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By Teisha Maldonado
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