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Prelude to a Reconstruction Riot: Irish and Blacks in Memphis in 1866

Memphis was a busy transportation hub and a center for Irish immigrant life in the 1860s. After the war it became a place of racial turmoil.

Prelude to a Reconstruction Riot: Irish and Blacks in Memphis in 1866

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 7, 2016  

Ex-Confederates, freed slaves, Irish immigrants, and Union troops formed a combustible mixture in Memphis, Tennessee at the end of the Civil War.

Hearings about DAPA/DACA+ to begin in two weeks

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Hearings about DAPA/DACA+ to begin in two weeks

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 7, 2016  

The Supreme Court will hear arguments over whether President Obama’s executive action for undocumented immigrants should be allowed to go forward.

The New York DREAM Act is out of the budget . . . again

Members of the Long Island DREAM Coalition.

The New York DREAM Act is out of the budget . . . again

by Luis M. Mostacero on April 6, 2016  

The New York DREAM Act has been left out of the State budget, making it harder for undocumented students to pursue a higher education.

The Long Island Wins Comedy Club Night coming up May 13!

Don't miss it!

The Long Island Wins Comedy Club Night coming up May 13!

by Long Island Wins on April 6, 2016  

Don’t miss a unique, fun and relaxing Friday night by being a part of our first Annual Comedy Night Club.

The Supreme Court rejects an attempt to disenfranchise immigrant communities

Supreme Court of the United States.

The Supreme Court rejects an attempt to disenfranchise immigrant communities

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 5, 2016  

In a case before the Supreme Court, an anti-immigrant group argued that only people eligible to vote should count towards representation in Congress.

The secret of an undocumented youth who succeeded on Wall Street

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The secret of an undocumented youth who succeeded on Wall Street

by Long Island Wins on April 1, 2016  

Determination, passion and having clear objectives helped Julissa Arce work her way up to Vice President at Goldman Sachs while being undocumented.

Long Island’s refugee children: Protecting the vulnerable

We are a nation of immigrants. It’s our duty to protect refugees especially on Long Island.

Long Island’s refugee children: Protecting the vulnerable

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on April 1, 2016  

This is our Executive Director, Maryann Sinclair Slutsky’s latest monthly column in the Anton newspapers.

The Immigrants Civil War in the South

Ten percent of all immigrants lived in the slave states.

The Immigrants Civil War in the South

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 31, 2016  

This page indexes articles on immigrants in the South during the Civil War Era.

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 31, 2016  

The Immigrants' Civil War looks at immigrant racial attitudes and reactions to slavery and Emancipation.

The Immigrants Civil War: The Irish

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 31, 2016  

Index of articles on Irish during the Civil War.

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