Cafe owner Yoko Kubo has lived in Tokyo and Manhattan. But Greenpoint is where the Japanese immigrant feels at home, thanks to friends helping her through a personal tragedy.
2009 Brooklyn Immigration Project
Madiba restaurant in Fort Green has been a cultural center for South Africans in the city for the last decade.
There's a movement, born in Brooklyn, to add a Caribbean-American ethnicity option to the Census forms.
A businessman has pledged $2 million to open a tuition-free parochial school in a Bushwick parish that serves many immigrant families. The students and their families must be practicing Catholics.
The award-winning Starrett Judo Club, run by a former Haitian Olympian, mirrors the diversity of Starrett City.
European expatriates in Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook bond over soccer on the field – and in local hangouts, like the British-themed Chip Shop.
The Tian Fu congregation, which shares a Sunset Park church with two Latino parishes, attracts immigrants from China's Fujian Province.
Utica Avenue in Crown Heights is lined with storefront churches, many of which serve the Caribbean immigrant community.