Etiqueta: NASSAU COUNTY

LILAC Conference: Filling in the Gaps to Language Access

“It’s simple justice that those who contribute their tax dollars through the treasury to public resources should not be excluded from the very institutions...

Latinos Largest Immigrant Group in Nassau County

Latin Americans now comprise the single biggest group of foreign-born residents in Nassau County, new census data shows. Long Island Report writes that Latinos in...

Immigrant Children Still Facing Roadblocks to Enrollment at Many Long Island...

A survey from the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) released Wednesday shows 12 school districts on Long Island have illegal enrollment requirements that...

Undocumented Students Protest Sen. Martins’ NY DREAM Act Position with Study-In...

Dozens of undocumented youths and their allies gathered outside of New York State Senator Jack Martins’ Mineola campaign headquarters on Wednesday to hold a...

Nassau Voters and Candidates to Talk Minimum Wage, School Funding at...

As Election Day looms on Long Island, elected leaders and candidates across Nassau County are debating a variety of issues, including raising minimum wage...

Advocates Pressure Mangano to Keep His Promise on Language Access

More than one year ago, County Executive Ed Mangano signed executive orders 67 and 72, which require that language access, in the form of...

She Is A Voice For Others … Accent and All

Each month, Long Island Wins Executive Director Maryann Sinclair Slutsky publishes a column in the Anton Community Newspapers. Here’s the September 2014 column: There are...

Bipartisan Funding Bill Is the Right Response to Child Refugees

A bipartisan funding bill seeks to reimburse public schools for educating children from Central America who are seeking refuge on Long Island, according to...

Thank You, Rep. Tim Bishop

In a Newsday article on Thursday, Rep. Tim Bishop spoke out on behalf of immigrant children from Central America seeking refuge in the U.S....

Immigrants, Faith Leaders, Advocates Call for Compassion and Due Process for...

In response to the Newsday report that more than 2,000 Central American children have recently have settled on Long Island, immigrants, faith leaders, and...

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