Tag: NASSAU COUNTY

Press Briefing on Hate Graffiti at Nassau Community College

The Nassau County Police held a press briefing on Friday to address four incidents of hate graffiti at the Nassau Community College campus at...

Hate Speech Graffiti on Mineola Street

Yet another incident of hate in the form of graffiti was reported today in Mineola. On the corner of Washington Avenue and Elm Place, the...

Forum To Discuss Ethnic Targeting and Post-Election Fears on December 1st

It’s no secret that hate crimes have increased in the weeks since the election of Donald Trump. Many Long Island communities are worried about...

From Kandahar to Great Neck, a Journey of Freedom

This is our Executive Director, Maryann Sinclair Slutsky’s latest monthly column in the Anton newspapers. Born and raised in Kandahar, Afghanistan, the birthplace of the...

Immigrant father released by ICE is reunited with his family

New hope for an immigrant family of Long Island; at least for now. Julio Cesar Acosta, the Salvadoran father who was arrested and separated...

Education and Strong Family Values the Key to Success

Nothing is easy the first time an immigrant comes to the U.S. It certainly was not for Lucas Sanchez who arrived here from Pereira,...

Immigrant father on Long Island detained by ICE leaves helpless family...

An immigrant family on Long Island is living their worst nightmare. Julio Cesar Acosta, 50, a father of three children, including a newborn, was...

Hard work paves the way to success and beyond

Upon meeting Mateo Flores, I was greeted with a warm welcome by a soft- spoken man and an office filled with plaques and citations...

Advocates and faith leaders speak out about fear in the immigrant...

Advocates, community members and faith leaders denounced the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) nationwide raids targeting Central American families for deportation. They called on...

Untrue rumors of ICE raids but, Who is being targeted?

The weekend has been filled with rumors of ICE checkpoints, mass arrests, and deportations. Thus far, most of the rumored arrests appear to be...

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