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Although disappointed, immigrants will keep fighting for new opportunities

Immigrant families shared their reaction at a press conference last week. Photo: LIW.

Although disappointed, immigrants will keep fighting for new opportunities

by Luis M. Mostacero on June 28, 2016  

Anger and frustration describes the feelings of millions of immigrant families as they try to comprehend why their hopes have been dashed once again.

When you want to hug a stranger in Dunking Donuts

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When you want to hug a stranger in Dunking Donuts

by Long Island Wins on June 28, 2016  

Read this post by Comedian, Leighann Lord a sought after comedian and a thoughtful author who is always trying to teach us about the importance of the small details of life, laughter and love.

Three key points to remember after Supreme Court’s ruling on DAPA and DACA+

The Supreme Court could not reach a decision on the case.

Three key points to remember after Supreme Court’s ruling on DAPA and DACA+

by Long Island Wins on June 28, 2016  

Here, you will find three key points about last week’s Supreme Court 4-4 split decision on DACA+ and DAPA.

Refugees’ integration helps develop our communities and improve our local economies

Photo: Lucas Jackson/Reuters.

Refugees’ integration helps develop our communities and improve our local economies

by Long Island Wins on June 27, 2016  

Refugees coming to the U.S. fully integrate in the communities they resettle. They actively participate in the labor force, own their own businesses, buy homes, speak fluent English and become U.S. citizens.

Afghanistan by Choice

Screenshot from the video.

Afghanistan by Choice

by Long Island Wins on June 27, 2016  

This emotional op-doc tells the story of several Afghan nationals who are faced with the heart wrenching decision of whether to leave their homeland or “motherland” as one Afghan put it.

Anti-immigrant groups call for end to DACA

House Speaker, Paul Ryan.

Anti-immigrant groups call for end to DACA

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 27, 2016  

The Supreme Court’s ruling last week that left in place an injunction blocking President Obama’s executive action on immigration was greeted triumphantly by some conservatives.

When the 14th Amendment stalled, a Scottish immigrant stepped up

Lynchings of freed slaves and white Southerns Unionists helped drive Congressional intervention in Reconstruction.

When the 14th Amendment stalled, a Scottish immigrant stepped up

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 27, 2016  

Scottish socialist Robert Dale Owen used his influence to advance black citizenship.

U.S. Supreme Court rules to block immigration programs: Immigrant families share their reaction

Immigrant families shared their reaction to this disappointing ruling.

U.S. Supreme Court rules to block immigration programs: Immigrant families share their reaction

by Long Island Wins on June 24, 2016  

In a disappointing decision the Supreme Court ruled that the immigration programs DAPA and DACA+ will remain blocked from going into effect.

U.S. Supreme Court reaches impasse with a split decision  on immigration programs

The decision does not settle the case permanently.

U.S. Supreme Court reaches impasse with a split decision on immigration programs

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on June 24, 2016  

The Supreme Court’s 4-4-split decision on DACA+ and DAPA is deeply disappointing. The fact remains that these are commonsense programs that are lawful and constitutional.

The lessons of Brexit for Americans

United Kingdom voted yesterday to leave the European Union.

The lessons of Brexit for Americans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on June 24, 2016  

Britain’s Brexit vote was stoked by demagogues and fueled by xenophobia. The decision to put the issue of remaining in the European Union on the ballot was made by cynical conservative politicians.

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