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Executive Action Update: Nov. 17

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Executive Action Update: Nov. 17

by Christian Bonawandt on November 17, 2014  

Obama dismisses threat of government shutdown as GOP backs away from strategy.

Local Heroes: Immigration Counselor Mariann Mendoza Helped Found SEPA Mujer

Mariann Mendoza on right helping a client at CARECEN.

Local Heroes: Immigration Counselor Mariann Mendoza Helped Found SEPA Mujer

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 15, 2014  

Mariann Mendoza has been deeply involved with her community since she came here from Ecuador.

Local Heroes: DREAM Activist Jackeline Saavedra

Jackeline Saavedra with Steve Bellone and Osman Canales.

Local Heroes: DREAM Activist Jackeline Saavedra

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 14, 2014  

From undocumented teenager to rising lawyer.

Could Executive Action Come Next Week?

Obama was briefed on the plan prior to his trip to Asia, sources say.

Could Executive Action Come Next Week?

by Christian Bonawandt on November 13, 2014  

A White House source leaked a 10-point plan containing proposals for possible executive action, which could be announced as soon as next week.

Community Demands Plan to Make up for Hempstead Students’ Lost Class Time

by Christian Bonawandt on November 12, 2014  

Community groups want a solution to help children in Hempstead, many of whom are newly arrived children from Central America, make up for more than a month of missed classes, as well as accountability for those who made the decision not to teach them.

LILAC Conference: Filling in the Gaps to Language Access

Teodoro Talbot of NYCOSH (left) discusses how language access can help immigrant workers in one of several breakout sessions at the third annual LILAC Conference on Friday.

LILAC Conference: Filling in the Gaps to Language Access

by Christian Bonawandt on November 12, 2014  

The third-annual LILAC Conference brought together dozens of advocates, teachers, service providers, and government officials to discuss challenges and devise solutions for helping limited English proficient (LEP) immigrants on Long Island access public services.

Local Heroes: Sister Lenore Toscano, Opening Paths to Literacy

Sr. Lenore Toscano

Local Heroes: Sister Lenore Toscano, Opening Paths to Literacy

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 11, 2014  

Sister Lenore Toscano has spent the better part of two decades educating immigrant women through The Opening Word program.

Remembering the Past for the Sake of Our Future

The sixth annual vigil in memory of Marcelo Lucero took place Sunday, Nov. 6.

Remembering the Past for the Sake of Our Future

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 10, 2014  

The annual vigil in honor of Marcelo Lucero reminds us that, unless we learn from our mistakes, we will be doomed to repeat them.

Lincoln’s Germans and the Election of 1864

It was uncertain if Lincoln would even be the nomineee of his party in the Election of 1864.

Lincoln’s Germans and the Election of 1864

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 7, 2014  

Three German immigrants played important roles in the campaign to reelect Abraham Lincoln.

Latinos Largest Immigrant Group in Nassau County

Latinos now comprise 52 percent of all immigrants in Nassau.

Latinos Largest Immigrant Group in Nassau County

by Christian Bonawandt on November 7, 2014  

Immigrants also represent a larger proportion of the total resident population.

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