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Join us on Feb. 26!

Join us for a Summit on Immigration, “Long Island at a Turning Point - It’s Everyone’s Opportunity”

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on January 26, 2015  

The event will aim to define the future direction of immigrant inclusion and integration for our region.


Loretta Lynch was questioned by Senators on Pres. Obama's administrative relief program.

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Defends Administrative Relief

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 28, 2015  

Hostile senators tried to shake President Obama's nominee for Attorney General.


Boehner announced he will sue the president over administrative relief, although he isn't certain how.

Boehner Lawsuit an Admission of Failure

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 28, 2015  

The House Speaker said that he has no idea what the basis of the lawsuit will be or what arguments for blocking the program will be made.


School transcripts provide vital documentation for those applying for the expanded DACA program.

School Records Key to Applying for DACA

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 23, 2015  

President Obama's executive order expanding DACA goes into effect in February. Here is one hint on how to get ready to apply for work authorization under it.


The Long Island Wins Show will air biweekly on Thursdays at 12 p.m. Our next show will air on Thursday, Feb. 5.

The Long Island Wins Shows Debuts on OWWR

by Christian Bonawandt on January 22, 2015  

In our debut show, Long Island Wins Executive Director Maryann Sinclair Slutsky and the full Long Island Wins staff talked about the organization, it mission, and how listeners can get involved.


New ID gives immigrants added security in NYC.

NYC ID Program Benefits Attracts Thousands in First Weeks

by Michael Lewis on January 22, 2015  

The start of the city's municipal ID program has been a huge success.


Riverhead School District is one of six in Suffolk County that will expand access for English language learners.

Suffolk Schools Agree to Changes to Accommodate English Language Learners

by Christian Bonawandt on January 20, 2015  

The districts agreed to expand language access for students and parents through the adoption of model Language Access and Enrollment Procedures for use within the districts.


Si se puede!

How Many Are Eligible for Administrative Relief in Your Area?

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 20, 2015  

MPI has created an online data tool allowing users to examine statistical information about the eligible populations.


Raj Kumar of Bengali Sweet Shop has seen Hicksville transform from the beginning into the Little India it is known as today.

Report: Immigrants Play Outsized Role in ‘Main Street’ Businesses

by Christian Bonawandt on January 16, 2015  

New data from the Fiscal Policy Institute confirms the vital economic role immigrants play in our communities.


Congress has once again moved toward attacking immigrants and separating families.

Long Island Wins Statement on Homeland Security Funding Bill H.R. 240

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on January 15, 2015  

Instead of getting mired in vain attempts to pass hateful legislation, Congress needs to work on crafting commonsense immigration reform policies.

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