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Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

We are $2,000 short of our goal. You can help us get there!

Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on April 10, 2015  

Please join us and donate now to help us build a Long Island that works for everyone -- because when everyone works together, Long Island “wins!”

‘New York Times Magazine’ Cover Highlights NY Immigrants

The cover of the latest edition of New York Time Magazine featured this image pasted to the triangle pavement on Flatiron Plaza, between Fifth Avenue, Broadway and East 23rd Street.

‘New York Times Magazine’ Cover Highlights NY Immigrants

by Christian Bonawandt on April 24, 2015  

An Azerbaijani immigrant graced the cover of New York Times Magazine in the form a 150-foot pasting. But why?

Summit Action Steps for the Health Care Session

The health care session was one of seven tasked with developing action steps to make the most of the opportunities that Obama’s administrative relief program would bring to Long Island.

Summit Action Steps for the Health Care Session

by Christian Bonawandt on April 24, 2015  

Attendees at the health care session tackled the complex physical and mental health needs of today's immigrant communities.

City of Long Beach Announces Language Access Plan

The implementation of the plan was formally announced at a regular meeting of the Long Beach City Council on Tuesday.

City of Long Beach Announces Language Access Plan

by Samuel J. Paul on April 23, 2015  

Limited English proficient (LEP) immigrants living in Long Beach can now access city services in their native language.

Immigrants Hunt Lincoln’s Killers and Help Capture the Confederate President

One of the most intensive manhunts in American history ended when two immigrants caught up with the assassin John Wilkes Booth.

Immigrants Hunt Lincoln’s Killers and Help Capture the Confederate President

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 22, 2015  

Immigrants helped run down the two most sought after men in Civil War America.

Summit Action Steps for the Economics Session

The economics session came up with action items to help address the lack of understanding regarding how immigrant influence the economy and plans for how to boost that positive influence.

Summit Action Steps for the Economics Session

by Christian Bonawandt on April 22, 2015  

In general, educating people about the relationship between immigrants and the economy is a challenge.

D’Innocenzo: Appreciating Long Island’s Immigrants

Long Islander Walt Whitman understood that America is a "teeming nation of nations."

D’Innocenzo: Appreciating Long Island’s Immigrants

by Michael D’Innocenzo on April 21, 2015  

Immigrants from all nations have made distinctive contributions to our culture, even while they have been affected by it.

Appeals Court Questions States’ Legal Ability to Sue Over Administrative Relief

The judges weren't buying the states' arguments.

Appeals Court Questions States’ Legal Ability to Sue Over Administrative Relief

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 20, 2015  

On Friday, a three-judge panel cast doubt on whether the states have "standing" -- i.e. the legal ability to file a particular lawsuit -- against the Obama administration.

White House Recognizes Welcoming Communities Are Stronger Communities

The White House Task Force on New Americans is an inter-agency effort to better integrate immigrants and refugees and build welcoming communities.

White House Recognizes Welcoming Communities Are Stronger Communities

by Hendel Leiva on April 17, 2015  

A new report by the White House Task Force on New Americans emphasizes the importance of local efforts to build welcoming environments where immigrants and long-time residents join together to create stronger communities.

NJ’s Position on Administrative Relief a Disappointment

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is not responding to the will of his constituents or to the calls of conscience.

NJ’s Position on Administrative Relief a Disappointment

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 17, 2015  

Nineteen percent of the people living in New Jersey are Latino, so why is it opposing Obama's administrative relief program?

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