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VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part IV)

“We are one people in the one world with one God. And we should have one love for every child from whatever walk of life there are!”

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part IV)

by Christian Bonawandt on October 2, 2014  

David Newman, Rev. Dr. Luonne Rouse, and Rev. Dr. Tracie Saunders speak for the children who are fleeing Central America and resettling on Long Island.

Advocates Pressure Mangano to Keep His Promise on Language Access

Immigrants and advocates confront Nassau officials inside county offices in Mineola to request a meeting on language access.

Advocates Pressure Mangano to Keep His Promise on Language Access

by Christian Bonawandt on October 2, 2014  

After months of pressure, Nassau County officials will meet with immigrants and advocates later this month.

The Matter of S-E-G- and Child Refugees, Part II: The Ruling

Despite being clearly targeted by the gangs, the BIA ruled that the children were not part of a social group.

The Matter of S-E-G- and Child Refugees, Part II: The Ruling

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 2, 2014  

While all of the experts agree that young Salvadoran men from low-income neighborhoods are the primary targets of Mara Salvatrucha, the BIA refused to see what was right in front of their eyes.

Nadia Marin Molina of NDLON on Wage Theft

Wage theft is very common on Long Island, and nationwide more than 50 percent of day laborers have been victims of the crime.

Nadia Marin Molina of NDLON on Wage Theft

by Laura Lemus on October 1, 2014  

Regardless of legal status, all workers have the right to claim wage theft and get paid their promised salary or minimum wage.

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part III)

“It’s hard for me to understand why we need this meeting. It’s a no brainer."

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part III)

by Christian Bonawandt on September 30, 2014  

Rev. Marc Herbst, Rev. Dr. Paul Johnson, and Canon Charles McCarron continue the call for compassion for children from Central America.

Touré and Cross to Face Off Again for Hempstead School Board Seat

Maribel Touré addressed reporters before handing in her petition to run for the Hempstead School Board special election.

Touré and Cross to Face Off Again for Hempstead School Board Seat

by Christian Bonawandt on September 30, 2014  

The election will be overseen by monitors from the state attorney general's office.

Election 1864: The Immigrant Voter & Abraham Lincoln

The Election of 1864 was the most momentous in United States history.

Election 1864: The Immigrant Voter & Abraham Lincoln

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 30, 2014  

Lincoln was not an icon when he ran for reelection in 1864. He was a politician weighted with a grinding war and a troubled economy.

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part II)

"When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as a native among you. And you shall love him/her as you love yourself."

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part II)

by Christian Bonawandt on September 29, 2014  

Reflections, thoughts, and prayers for refugee children from Habeeb Ahmed, Rev. Charles Coverdale, Mary Dewar, and Rabbi Steve Moss.

She Is A Voice For Others … Accent and All

Blanca Schneider

She Is A Voice For Others … Accent and All

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on September 29, 2014  

From an undocumented immigrant learning English to an advocate for those in need, Blanca Schneider's story is one of overcoming and understanding.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 28, 2014  

An index to our articles on German immigrants during the Civil War.

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