Working towards a Long Island that’s working for everyone,
immigrant and native alike.

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About Us Intro

We’re a nonprofit communications organization that focuses on promoting practical immigration solutions that work for everyone, rooted in respect and dignity for all.

We communicate. We organize. We bring people together and advocate for change.

Representing all Long Islanders, we work to shift the debate about immigrants and immigration policy on Long Island and to educate Long Islanders about sensible policies that work for and will benefit everyone.

Our goal is to highlight the contributions of immigrants in our community, enhance public perception of immigrants, and build support for immigration initiatives that maximize immigrants’ contributions for the benefit of all Long Islanders. This includes support for comprehensive immigration reform – a bill that would make long overdue changes to an outdated immigration system. And it includes local solutions that mean a more welcoming Long Island. We know that immigration can work—if we have the right policies.

Immigrants come to Long Island from all over the world – Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America—to work hard and take care of their families. They are vital contributors to Long Island’s economy and cultural diversity.

We provide research and commentary, shape public engagement, and organize Long Islanders working towards a common goal. This website—especially our blog—is host to many of Long Island Wins’ activities. Here we provide local and national immigration news, and online organizing tools to help Long Islanders create change that will respect the rights of all.


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Our Team
Maryann Sinclair Slutsky
Executive Director
Kevin Fung
Online Editor
Hendel Leiva
Laura Lemus
Administrative Coordinator
Media Mentions
Obama expresses hope for immigration reform
TOM BRUNE - Newsday • January 29, 2014
Letter: Immigrant licensing would be safer
Newsday Letters to the Editor • January 24, 2014
From Mud Floors To CEO Of North Shore-LIJ
Anton News • January 23, 2014
Suffolk Pols OK Feds Settlement of Police Probe
Timothy Bolger • December 18, 2013
Amid immigration debate, online project aims to humanize issue
VÍCTOR MANUEL RAMOS - Newsday • December 14, 2013

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Job Announcements
Freelance Writers
Posted on June 24, 2013 Long Island Wins, a non-profit communications organization focusing on immigration issues on Long Island and beyond, is looking for freelance writers based in Nassau and Suffolk counties to report stories that highlight the economic, social, and cultural contributions of immigrants.

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