Tag: migration

Sister Margaret Smyth on the Newly Arrived Children

Throughout the year, Long Island Wins extensively covered many details about the newly arrived children from Central America. Recently, I took the opportunity to...

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...

Mother Jones: Labor Leader, Immigrant American

A friend recently posted a picture of Mother Jones, the famous labor leader, online. I reminded her that this most famous of women defenders...

Fighting for Farmworker Rights in Wyandanch

Community members, activists, and faith leaders gathered at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Church in Wyandanch to advocate for the rights of farmworkers. Suffolk...

Will You Survive ‘The Migrant Trail’?

An online video game released earlier this year aims to provide a more human perspective on the issue of undocumented immigration. It’s called The...

iNation Goes Live at Kickoff Event on Ellis Island

Recently, a first-of-its-kind multimedia storytelling project designed to archive and share immigrant stories exited the beta phase and went fully live. To celebrate the...

Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Could Lead to Mass International Migration

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, has been called “the worst trade agreement you’ve never heard of,” and “NAFTA on steroids.” But what does that...

Mexico: Roots of Migration Part 2

This is the second in a three part series where I will share the highlights of my trip to Mexico over the summer. The...

Mexico: Roots of Migration Part 1

This past summer I had the incredible opportunity to go to Mexico as part of an educational delegation to study the roots of migration...

Escaping A Country In Chaos

This is the next part in a series of stories about migration. The series looks into what drives people to pack up their bags...

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