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Christian Bonawandt

Thank You, Long Island Wins

by Christian Bonawandt on May 1, 2015  

After a tremendous and exciting year, it is with a heavy heart that I announce today to be my last day as online editor at Long Island Wins.

Long Island Latinos File Suit Against Suffolk Police for Systemic, Race-based Attacks

Twenty-one Latino Long Islanders named as plaintiffs claim that multiple SCPD officers systematically targeted them and other Latinos for unfounded, race-based stops.

Long Island Latinos File Suit Against Suffolk Police for Systemic, Race-based Attacks

by Christian Bonawandt on April 30, 2015  

The lawsuit alleges that the department condoned a 10-year crime spree against Latinos, even as it was being investigated by the Department of Justice for bias against the Latino community.

Summit Action Steps for the Governance Session

What were the action steps?

Summit Action Steps for the Governance Session

by Christian Bonawandt on April 30, 2015  

The conversation centered on several issues, including voter registration, advocating for policy changes, and getting immigrants access to government and private services.

D’Innocenzo: Country in Need of a New ‘Common Sense’

Harry H. Wachtel (left) with Dr. Martin Luther King.

D’Innocenzo: Country in Need of a New ‘Common Sense’

by Michael D’Innocenzo on April 29, 2015  

A recent article in The Economist harkens back to the days of Tom Paine's "Common Sense" and Dr. Martin Luther King's model for inclusion.

Attack on Birthright Citizenship is Not About the Law

Don't play politics with me.

Attack on Birthright Citizenship is Not About the Law

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 29, 2015  

Birthright citizenship is neither a “custom” nor a “practice” -- it is a Constitutional right.

What’s Causing Less Central American Children to Enter the U.S.?

Despite worsening conditions in Central America, less children have arrived than expected, according to Border Patrol.

What’s Causing Less Central American Children to Enter the U.S.?

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 28, 2015  

The number of Central American children arriving in the U.S. to escape violence and reunite with family has not increased anywhere near the levels seen last year. There are a number of reasons for that.

Lox of Opportunity: The Story of Bagelman Owner Ray Parada

Do you know the Bagelman?

Lox of Opportunity: The Story of Bagelman Owner Ray Parada

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on April 27, 2015  

Ray Parada's road to becoming the “bagel man” was paved with many unexpected turns, lots of disappointment and hardship, but also many opportunities.

‘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.

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