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Westbury Celebrates Immigrants & Hispanic Heritage

Westbury is a small village of only 15,000 people, but it is rich in diversity. The village's large African American and Italian communities have...

National Academy of Sciences: Immigration Not Costing Jobs

Long Island Wins is looking in-depth at the new report on the economics of immigration released last week by the National Academies of Sciences,...

Breitbart Anti-Refugee Hero Becomes a Refugee From Germany

The rise to prominence of the Alt-Right Breitbart website has brought a set of unsavory European right-wing militants to the attention of American conservatives....

Homeland Security Removes Some Protections For Haitians & Threatens Deportations

Some protections that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had put in place for Haitians after the 2010 earthquake are being removed. For the...

Brexit Vote Followed By Wave of Hate Crimes Against Immigrants

The August killing of Polish immigrant Arkadiusz Jóźwik in Harrow, England, is the most violent incident in a wave of anti-immigrant hate crimes that...

National Welcoming Week – Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion  

This week we are celebrating National welcoming week, an initiative of the Welcoming America movement, when Welcoming America partners across the country, like Long...

6-year-old offers to house Syrian boy in letter to Obama

This week the United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants addressed the large movements of refugees and migrants in order to create a system for an international response to...

When Immigrants Have Lawyers in Court, Taxpayer Dollars Are Saved

This week we are looking at a study from the University of Pennsylvania Law Review that reports on the lack of legal representation for...

Most Immigrants Facing Deportation Never Have a Lawyer

A recent study published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review found that a very small minority of immigrants in deportation (removal) proceedings were...
If there is no political advantage in defending his executive action, we may see Obama walk it back.

National Academy of Sciences: “Immigration Integral to Growth”

A new report from the prestigious National Academy of Sciences finds that the overall economic impact of immigration is positive for the U.S.  Over...

Company Profits from Monitoring Bracelets on Refugees

Mother Jones published a report this week looking at the business of monitoring immigrant mothers released from detention. Many of them are required to...

Rabbi Looks at Jewish Immigration in 1924 and Immigration Today

Rabbi Deborah Waxman, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and Jewish Reconstructionist Communities, offered a Jewish theological perspective on the the immigration debate this...

Mayors of NY, Paris, London Say “Immigrants Are Our Strength”

The mayors of three great World Cities issued a call today for the protection of refugees. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Paris Mayor...

Resources for Understanding the American Couple Who Rescued Jews from Nazis

Here are some resources to help you understand the world of refugees from the Nazis and the American couple that risked their lives to...

Nicolas Kristof Asks “Would You Hide a Jew from the Nazis?”

Tuesday, September 20th at 9:00 PM PBS will be premiering a new Ken Burns documentary about a Unitarian couple who risked their lives to...
TPS

Justice Department Warns Employers Not to Fire Salvadorans with TPS

Important announcement from the Justice Department: The Justice Department announced the launch of an updated educational video reminding employers that Salvadorans with Temporary Protected...