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Networks of compassion to help refugees fulfill their dreams

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Networks of compassion to help refugees fulfill their dreams

by Long Island Wins on February 10, 2016  

Organizations from all over the world are looking to build networks of compassion and vitality where refugees can thrive and fulfill their dreams.

We must protect Central American mothers and children fleeing violence

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We must protect Central American mothers and children fleeing violence

by Long Island Wins on February 10, 2016  

Every day, thousands of Central American mothers and children are fleeing El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, escaping rampant violence and organized crime that continues to destabilize these countries.

A closer look at presidential candidates in New Hampshire

New Hampshire voters filled halls to listen and question presidential candidates.

A closer look at presidential candidates in New Hampshire

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 9, 2016  

I see some value in the New Hampshire primary. But, we have to ask why this has to be done in a state where only 6% of the population was born outside of the United States.

Obama’s visit to a mosque, the right approach but kind of late

President Obama prior to speaking at the Islamic Society of Baltimore mosque/Pete Souza.

Obama’s visit to a mosque, the right approach but kind of late

by Luis M. Mostacero on February 8, 2016  

President Obama’s visit to a Baltimore Mosque last week was intended to show support for the Muslim community in contrast to the hateful rhetoric and marginalization of Muslims.

Sign the petition to stop Julio’s deportation

Daysi, Julio's wife, with their children, Jeffry and Christopher.

Sign the petition to stop Julio’s deportation

by Luis M. Mostacero on February 8, 2016  

We all can help to prevent the deportation of Julio Cesar Acosta, a Long Island immigrant father who was detained by ICE last month even though he had no criminal record. We can sign a petition asking for his immediate release.

Education and Strong Family Values the Key to Success

Lucas Sanchez at his office in Hempstead.

Education and Strong Family Values the Key to Success

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on February 8, 2016  

Executive Director Maryann Sinclair Slutsky's latest monthly column in the Anton newspapers.

Immigrant father on Long Island detained by ICE leaves helpless family behind

Julio and his older son Julio Jr.

Immigrant father on Long Island detained by ICE leaves helpless family behind

by Luis M. Mostacero on February 5, 2016  

An immigrant family on Long Island is living their worst nightmare. A father of three children, including a newborn, was arrested by ICE as he was leaving his home to go to work.

Advocates call for an open search for Suffolk County Police Commissioner

Advocates call for an open search for Suffolk County Police Commissioner

by Long Island Wins on February 4, 2016  

Today, advocates testified before the Suffolk County Public Safety Committee calling for an open and transparent search for the new Suffolk County Police Commissioner.

Conservative states are taking new anti immigrant measures

Conservative states are taking new anti immigrant measures

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 4, 2016  

February is not even a week old, but already two state legislatures have taken up new anti immigrant measures.

The Iowa Caucuses and the problem of the immigrant voter

Sandhya Dirks for NPR.

The Iowa Caucuses and the problem of the immigrant voter

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 3, 2016  

The Iowa caucus usually determines who the candidates with a serious chance to win the presidency are. The problem with Iowa is that it is a state with a tiny electorate of people of color.

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