Schumer: Allow Nepalese To Stay In US As Nation RecoversSchumer, D-N.Y., is asking the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to grant temporary protected status to Nepalese nationals now residing in the U.S.
Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs Past 3,000Among those killed was Marisa Eve Girawong, of Edison, New Jersey.
PHOTOS: Nepal EarthquakeA 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 2,200 people.
Edison, NJ, Woman Among Those Dead In Nepal Earthquake, AvalancheIn Woodside, Queens, in an area known informally as Little Nepal, immigrants from the nation woke up to the grim news from back home.
L.I. Congressman Threatens To Withhold Aid To Nepal Over Syosset Native's DeathHer family said they suspect foul play in Bhoomika Kochhar's June 15 death, but authorities in Nepal have labeled it a suicide. Rep. Steve Israel has demanded the government there cooperate in a full investigation.
Stories From Main Street: Donations Quadruple At S.I. Charity Following '60 Minutes' ProfileFor fifteen years, Elissa Montanti has, in relative obscurity, run the Global Medical Relief Fund from a makeshift office in her walk-in closet.