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Woodside mother and daughter granted stay
Woodside mother and daughter granted stay
News Michael Pantelidis 10/04/2011 at 5:50PM

Nadia Habib has been granted the greatest birthday gift of all – the gift of time. The 20-year-old Woodside resident and her mother, Nazmin, were facing deportation to Bangladesh on September 29, one day before Nadia’s birthday, but the pair was granted a last-minute reprieve, allowing them to remain in the country – for now. [...]

New citizens sworn in at Queens Center
New citizens sworn in at Queens Center
News Alana Manning 9/29/2011 at 3:12PM

“I pledge allegiance to the flag…” rang out the voices of 30 children who had become citizens of the United States just moments before the patriotic ceremony held at the Queens Center Mall. The young men and women were administered the Oath of Allegiance to the United States in the 11th Annual Citizenship Ceremony held [...]