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Obama expresses hope for immigration reform
TOM BRUNE - Newsday • January 29, 2014 WASHINGTON -- Amid Republican opposition to most of his initiatives and gridlock in Congress, President Barack Obama Tuesday night held out hope for bipartisan progress on one priority: immigration legislation.
Letter: Immigrant licensing would be safer
Newsday Letters to the Editor • January 24, 2014 The letters to the editor said that allowing immigrants in the country illegally to obtain New York State driver's licenses defies all logic. In fact, it's that statement that defies all logic.
From Mud Floors To CEO Of North Shore-LIJ
Anton News • January 23, 2014 As executive director of Long Island Wins, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting immigrants from all backgrounds, each with a personal immigration story.
Suffolk Pols OK Feds Settlement of Police Probe
Timothy Bolger • December 18, 2013 Suffolk County lawmakers have approved an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice that settles a probe into the police department’s handling of hate crimes committed against Latinos in years past.
Amid immigration debate, online project aims to humanize issue
VÍCTOR MANUEL RAMOS - Newsday • December 14, 2013 Amid immigration debate, online project aims to humanize issue
Immigrants and Community Groups Respond to Poll Showing Overwhelming Support for CIR
Make the Road New York • November 22, 2013 Immigrants and Community Groups Respond to Poll Showing Overwhelming Support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Rep. Peter King's District
Surprise! You Too May Have an Immigrant Story That’s In Demand
Mike Clifford, Public News Service - NY • November 19, 2013 It is a new tool for building connections between newly arrived immigrants and their long-term neighbors in New York, and all it takes to help out is to upload your family story to a new interactive website.
SUFFOLK CLOSEUP
Karl Grossman - South Shore Press • October 30, 2013 A major contrast between the current Suffolk County executive, Steve Bellone, and his predecessor, Steve Levy, involves Mr. Bellone’s warm relations with the burgeoning population of Latinos in Suffolk.
Brookhaven supervisor hopefuls to speak at Gordon Heights forum
Carl MacGowan - Newsday • October 22, 2013
Candidates Facing Off In Medford On Diversity Issues Tuesday
Michael Sorrentino - Patch • October 21, 2013 Debate featuring Brookhaven Town Supervisor and Suffolk County Seventh District candidates.
Deputized ¿Cómo Pudo Pasar? Anatomy of Marcelo Lucero Hate Crime
Long Island Exchange • October 16, 2013 Five years after Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero was stabbed to death in a racially motivated attack in Patchogue, New York, Long Island Wins and the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County (“HMTC”) will co-sponsor a program offering multi-dimensional perspectives about the hate crime on Sunday, October 20th at 2:00 pm at the HMTC, in Glen Cove, NY.
Holocaust Center to Screen Film on Long Island Hate Crime
Leah Bush, Glen Cove Patch • October 16, 2013 'Deputized' explores 2008 murder of Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero by a group of youths in Patchogue.
Suffolk more tolerant towards hate crimes
Zaira Cortés/EDLP • October 16, 2013 The murder of Marcelo Lucero in Patchogue marked a before and after in the county, where the racial violence towards Latinos wasn’t reported
Hendel Leiva Seeks to Give Long Island Latinos a Voice
Zaira Cortés - El Diario La Prensa • September 30, 2013 This activist wants to sprout peace in Brentwood by incorporating its residents into different activities
Celebrating ‘Welcoming Week’ in Patchogue
Fios1 • September 20, 2013 National event highlights the contributions of immigrants to American communities
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