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Long Island Groups Call for Federal Investigation of Killing of Immigrant in Suffolk

Joselo Lucero, whose brother Marcelo was killed in a hate crime in Suffolk was among those who spoke Wednesday.

Long Island Groups Call for Federal Investigation of Killing of Immigrant in Suffolk

by Christian Bonawandt on July 31, 2014  

A 2010 killing of a Latino immigrant in Suffolk remains unsolved.

Two Irish Brigades Swept Away by a Hurricane from Hell at Cold Harbor

By 1864 deadly trench warfare had replaced the open battlefields of the first two years of the Civil War.

Two Irish Brigades Swept Away by a Hurricane from Hell at Cold Harbor

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 31, 2014  

The Irish Brigade and the Irish Legion attacked well-entrenched Confederates at Cold Harbor, Virginia.

Pres. Obama Pressing Ahead With Immigration Executive Order

Long Islanders rallied in June to ask Pres. Obama to issue an Executive Order on immigration.

Pres. Obama Pressing Ahead With Immigration Executive Order

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 31, 2014  

Executive Order on immigration could help tens of thousands of Long Islanders.

LI Immigrants Ask Obama for Bold Action on Immigration

Action in Westbury.

LI Immigrants Ask Obama for Bold Action on Immigration

by Christian Bonawandt on July 30, 2014  

Immigrants and allies on Long Island called on Obama to take speedy action to stem the tide of deportations carried out by his administration, and to protect due process for the children who have recently arrived from Central America.

VIDEO: U.S. Needs to Stand Up and Do the Right Thing

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario speaks to Jon Stewart about children fleeing violence in Central America.

VIDEO: U.S. Needs to Stand Up and Do the Right Thing

by Christian Bonawandt on July 29, 2014  

On The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Sonia Nazario insisted that the U.S. treat children fleeing violence in Central America the same way it treats refugees from other parts of the world.

Obama Plan Not a Permanent Solution to Child Refugee Situation

Not everyone who waits in line for refugee applications will be accepted.

Obama Plan Not a Permanent Solution to Child Refugee Situation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 29, 2014  

The plan to accept refugee applications in Honduras will likely slow the rate of children crossing the border, but only temporarily.

An Irish Man and a French Woman Between Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor

Marie Tepe was honored for her bravery during and after combat.

An Irish Man and a French Woman Between Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 26, 2014  

A French immigrant woman's courage won the admiration of her brothers in arms.

Obama Plan Would Grant Hondurans Refugee Status

Credit: New York Times.

Obama Plan Would Grant Hondurans Refugee Status

by Christian Bonawandt on July 25, 2014  

A proposed plan would send representatives to Honduras to prescreen individuals for eligibility for refugee status.

White House and Welcoming America Affiliates Share Ideas for Immigrant Integration

David Lubell, executive director of Welcoming America speaks to the crowd at the first-ever White House National Convening on Immigrant and Refugee Integration.

White House and Welcoming America Affiliates Share Ideas for Immigrant Integration

by Hendel Leiva on July 25, 2014  

The event was also an opportunity for policymakers, faith leaders, advocates, and business leaders to share ideas on how to create more welcoming communities.

The Community at the End of the Block

Since 2002, the Freeport Trailer has been a community within the community.

The Community at the End of the Block

by Christian Bonawandt on July 25, 2014  

The Freeport Trailer is more than a hiring site -- it's a community of workers dedicated to educating and boosting dignity for day laborers.

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