Why Don’t Undocumented Immigrants Just Get In Line?

Many Americans wonder why all immigrants do not just come to the United States legally or simply “get in line” if they are unauthorized....

Did My Family Really Come “Legally”? Today’s Immigration Laws Created a New Reality

Many people assume that their family immigrated to the United States legally, or did it “the right way.” In most cases, this statement does...

Muslim Family Sues East Islip School District Alleging Civil Rights Violations

In what has become all-too-common on Long Island as well as across the country, yet another example of "Islamophobia," reared its ugly head last...

Lincoln’s Republican Platform Encouraged Immigration

One small sentence.  That’s really all that is needed to explain it.  Although much has been written about how the party of Abraham Lincoln...

Breitbart and the Rise of the Racist Alt-Right

Breitbart News has been in the headlines for the last week with the elevation of its chieftain, Stephen Bannon, to national prominence heading a...

Lincoln Cottage Exhibit on Lincoln and Immigrants in the Civil War Era

Join The Immigrants' Civil War on Facebook The summer of 1864 was one of the bloodiest in American history. Against a background of the horrible...

Immigrant Students Meet to Discuss DREAMers’ Future

Members of the Long Island Immigrant Student Advocates (LIISA) met today in Hempstead to discuss the future for young immigrants on Long Island. The...

Federal Judge: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Faces Prison Time

America’s most racist sheriff, Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County in Arizona, faces criminal prosecution for violation of Federal law. Arpaio, who relishes describing Latinos...

New Study Shows the Economic Benefits of Diverse Immigration

According to new research from the University of Chicago, immigration diversity helps boost local economies. Immigrants, their children, and grandchildren give cities and countries...

Justice Department Will End Use of Private Prisons

The Justice Department announced Thursday that its use of private prisons will be phased out over the next five years. "They do not save substantially...

Long Island Muslim Community Reacts to Imam’s Murder

The execution style killing of a Bangladeshi Imam and his assistant in Queens over the weekend has the Muslim community on edge. As of...

Giving a Voice to the Long Beach Hispanic Community

This is our Executive Director, Maryann Sinclair Slutsky’s latest monthly column in the Anton newspapers. Sometimes it takes a tragedy to realize who we really...

Extreme Vetting of Immigrants Sounds Like McCarthyism

There has recently been a call for the extreme vetting of anyone immigrating to the United States. The extreme vetting would bar entry to...

My Islam is not Terrorists’ Islam

Long Island Wins would like to share an opinion piece by Isma H. Chaudhry, Co-Chair of the Long Island Wins Board of Directors and...

Immigrant Artist: Absorbing the World Around Her – On Cardboard!

Andrea Arrubla, a New York photographer and poet, grew up on Long Island as an immigrant from Colombia. Living in New York and trying...

For Refugees U.S. Offers Hope, a Safe Haven and Democracy (VIDEO)

Here are the stories of two refugees, Bhuwan Pyakurel and Norah Bagirinka, who fled their home nations and have started new lives in the...