A wave of fear swept through the Long Island Muslim community after the Boston Marathon bombing suspects turned out to be of Islamic faith. Rashed Mian from Long Island Press reaches out to Muslim leaders to gauge the fears and hopes of the community following the attacks.
Nearly five years after the death of immigrant Marcelo Lucero, a local screening of "Deputized ¿Cómo pudo pasar?" a documentary about the people and environment surrounding the hate crime, brings the case back to a town where some say little has changed, finds El Diario-La Prensa.
Based on the initial proposals for an immigration reform bill, undocumented day laborers and domestic workers could run into difficulties proving they're employed due to the transitory nature of their work, reports La Tribuna Hispana.
The Almost Home program in Long Island stops at train stations three days a week to find homeless people and bring them to a shelter, reports La Tribuna Hispana. They give a bit of sanctuary from the cold winter days, hoping to someday make it every day of the week.
Salvadoran organizations in Long Island gathered to demand that El Salvador’s National Assembly allow Salvadorans living abroad to vote no matter the expense, La Tribuna Hispana reported.
The Obama administration has issued new regulations which will allow the undocumented spouses of United States citizens who entered the country illegally to adjust their status without facing the three or 10 year bar from re-entering, La Tribuna Hispana reported.
A Salvadoran woman fleeing gang violence found out she had terminal cancer while in a U.S. immigration detention center. This is the story of how she reunited with her son and how the Salvadoran community of Long Island helped them, as reported in La Tribuna Hispana.