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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.

A Long Road Ahead for Immigrants on Long Island

Nov. 9 marks the sixth anniversary of the murder of Marcelo Lucero.

A Long Road Ahead for Immigrants on Long Island

by Christian Bonawandt on November 6, 2014  

The anniversary of the hate crime killing of Marcelo Lucero reminds us that, while progress has been made, there is much more needs to be done to change the way Long Islanders portray, understand, and treat undocumented Americans.

Organizations Prepare for Obama Executive Order in Climate of Uncertainty

Few organizations are prepared for the number of clients who will need legal help following the announcement of Obama's executive action.

Organizations Prepare for Obama Executive Order in Climate of Uncertainty

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 6, 2014  

We may only be weeks away from the big day, but the uncertainties about the timing of the order and the number of impacted immigrants have made it difficult for organizations to plan.

How Ignoring Immigration Reform Affected the Latino Vote

Frustrations over the president's handling of immigration reform caused many Latinos to stay home on election day or vote Republican.

How Ignoring Immigration Reform Affected the Latino Vote

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 5, 2014  

Exit polls show that far fewer Latinos voted yesterday than in 2012. Demographics also shifted more toward Republicans, likely due to Democrats' handling of immigration reform.

Carl Schurz’s Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 3, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 3, 2014  

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

Op-Ed: I’m Voting for My Family and My Community

"I’m committed to making a change with my community, and that’s why I’m voting on Tuesday, November 4th."

Op-Ed: I’m Voting for My Family and My Community

by Maria Magdalena Hernández on November 3, 2014  

In our final installment of our four-part series on key issues affecting immigrant voters, we hear from one Long Islander whose primary agenda is his family.

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