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Define American: Celebrating a Marriage of Cultures

The wedding of Nadesha and Jesus Muniz was the original inspiration for Welcoming Long Island's Define American article series.

Define American: Celebrating a Marriage of Cultures

by Hendel Leiva on October 16, 2014  

The blending of cultures at the wedding of Jesus and Nadesha Muniz demonstrated the new way in which many of us are Defining American.

August Belmont: The German Jewish Immigrant Who Led the Opposition to Lincoln in 1864

The leader of the Democratic Party in 1864 was an immigrant from Germany.

August Belmont: The German Jewish Immigrant Who Led the Opposition to Lincoln in 1864

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 15, 2014  

August Belmont, the man behind the Belmont Stakes, was a leading banker and Democratic leader.

Nassau Voters and Candidates to Talk Minimum Wage, School Funding at Forum

Part of the Growing a Diverse Long Island series.

Nassau Voters and Candidates to Talk Minimum Wage, School Funding at Forum

by Christian Bonawandt on October 15, 2014  

Hear where the candidates stand on improving jobs and schools in Nassau County.

Neither Party Has Yet to Realize the Full Potential of the Latino Vote

More than 12 million Latinos voted in the 2012 election, but another 11 million voter-eligible Latinos stayed home.

Neither Party Has Yet to Realize the Full Potential of the Latino Vote

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 14, 2014  

Inaction and false promises on immigration from both the president and Congress shows how little each understands the full potential of the Latino vote.

The Immigration Conversation is Changing in Suffolk County

Despite rumors, anti-immigrant protesters no-showed on Tuesday.

The Immigration Conversation is Changing in Suffolk County

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 10, 2014  

There is hope that the county is once again becoming a forward-looking leader on immigration issues.

More Bad News for Newly Arrived Children

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More Bad News for Newly Arrived Children

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 8, 2014  

The Supreme Court has not issued a ruling on a refugee case involving gang membership, but there have been decisions by Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal that are relevant.

Coalition to Suffolk Legislators: Be Advocates for Newly Arrived Central American Children

"We ask that Suffolk County legislators do their part to support these efforts, as well as those of faith communities who are leading the call to help these children, and commit to treating the children with compassion and dignity.”

Coalition to Suffolk Legislators: Be Advocates for Newly Arrived Central American Children

by Christian Bonawandt on October 7, 2014  

A coalition of immigrants, advocates and faith leaders held a press conference and rally to ask legislators to promise to compassionately support and welcome the newly arrived children from Central America.

Lincoln and the Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 7, 2014  

An index of articles from The Immigrants' Civil War on Lincoln.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Jews

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 7, 2014  

An index of articles on Jewish immigrants during the Civil War.

Getting Out the Latino Vote: Lessons from the Field

Getting Out the Latino Vote: Lessons from the Field

by Christiaan Perez on October 3, 2014  

When it comes to turning out Latinos at the poll, the farther the engagement is from in-person engagement, the less likely the voter will turnout.

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