Long Island

(Photo by Zaira Cortes via Diario de México)

Workers Laid Off for Joining ‘Day without Immigrants’ Announce Lawsuit

Immigration, Labor, Latino, Long Island April 19, 2017 at 10:07 pm

While 10 Long Island workers fired for participating in the Day Without Immigrants protest are suing their former employers, labor activists help workers avoid being fired if they participate in the next strike, El Diario/La Prensa and Diario de México report.

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini announced a $25,000 reward for information related to the death of four youths in Central Islip. (Photo via Twitter video)

On LI, Asking for Measures to Stop Gang Violence

Crime, Latino, Long Island April 17, 2017 at 9:46 pm

The Latino community on Long Island, horrified at the death of four youths allegedly because of gang violence, is asking the authorities for help, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Long Island Group Helps Immigrants Apply For Citizenship

Immigration, Long Island, Social Services April 10, 2017 at 3:23 pm

The Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, Long Island, is developing a program to encourage qualifying immigrants to become citizens, Noticia reports.

Long Island Farm Bureau president Karl Novak, right, and Congressman Lee Zeldin at Saturday’s annual breakfast meeting in Calverton. (Photo by Jen Nuzzo via Riverhead News-Review)

LI Farmers Urge Immigration Reform

Immigration, Labor, Long Island April 6, 2017 at 3:59 pm

Farmers on Eastern Long Island recently met with Rep. Lee Zeldin to talk about immigration reform as a way to ensure a stable agricultural workforce, reports Riverhead News-Review.

Homeland Security and ICE were reportedly involved in the arrest of two Chinese women who worked as masseuses. (Photo by Peter Chu via World Journal)

Prostitution May Lead to Deportation 

East Asian, Immigration, Long Island March 16, 2017 at 3:21 pm

With the involvement of Homeland Security and ICE in the recent arrests of massage parlor employees, an attorney notes in World Journal the increasing presence of the agencies in such cases.

From top left to right: Henry Salgado, Carmen Piñeyro, Juana Prado, Angel Vargas. (Photo via Noticia)

More Hispanics Seeking Office on Long Island

Latino, Long Island, Politics March 7, 2017 at 11:00 am

As the Latino population surpasses 40 percent in some Long Island villages, more Hispanic leaders are seeking office in the upcoming elections of Freeport and Hempstead, Noticia LI reports.

Left to right: Victims Kayla Cuevas, Nisa Mickens and José Peña (Photo via Noticia)

Gang Members, Accused of Killing Youths, Arrested in Brentwood

Crime, Long Island March 6, 2017 at 1:35 pm

Noticia LI reports on reaction to the arrest of 13 members of MS-13 on Long Island, including from the mother of one of the gang’s victims.

A deli, empty at 1:00 p.m. because immigrants are afraid to go out to shop. (Photo via Noticia LI)

LI Hispanic Enclaves Emptied, Thanks to Trump

Immigration, Latino, Long Island March 3, 2017 at 1:58 pm

Fear of raids has paralyzed the economic activity in Hispanic-owned restaurants, beauty shops and money order businesses on Long Island, Noticia LI reports.

OB-GYN doctor Uma Mysorekar spoke at the inauguration for the Indian Cultural Unit on Dec. 5. The community advocate serves as the president of the Hindu Temple Society of North America. (Photo courtesy of Parker Jewish Instiute via Times Ledger)

Queens Health Nonprofit Opens Indian Unit

Health, Long Island, Queens, South Asian January 23, 2017 at 11:56 am

The Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation will open an Indian Cultural Unit to serve the growing community in parts of Queens and Long Island, reports Times Ledger.

The family of Rafael Rodríguez – his fiancée Marlenis De Los Santos and his children Rafael and Camila – outside the Varick Street immigration court. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Reprieve for Nearly Deported Dominican

Dominican, Immigration, Long Island, New York January 17, 2017 at 5:18 pm

The case of a Dominican man who was granted parole after being detained for one year, pending deportation after a 14-year-old crime, becomes a wake-up call for the immigrant community in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Planning to Protect Nassau County’s Communities

Immigration, Long Island January 10, 2017 at 2:33 pm

Several organizations representing immigrants, people of color, women, LGBTQ and Muslims, among others, gathered this weekend in Nassau County to seek ways to protect the diverse communities on Long Island as the Trump administration approaches, Noticia reports.

At left, Myung-hun Hong, the head of the New York Korean Saxophone Ensemble, offering a donation before the Jna. 8 concert began. (Phot courtesy of the New York Korean Saxophone Ensemble)

Giving Hope to Children in Haiti

Caribbean, Culture, East Asian, Long Island January 9, 2017 at 12:19 pm

The New York Korean Saxophone Ensemble offered its third annual charity concert to benefit, among other recipients, orphanages in Haiti that need drinking water and a wind ensemble in the country, reports The Korea Times.

Jean Shin in front of "elevated" at the 63rd St. station on the new Second Ave. subway line. (Photo by Joeun Lee via Korea Daily)

Korean Artist’s Work Featured at New Subway Station

In an interview with Korea Daily, Korean-born Jean Shin discusses her art, New York and the New York spirit at the opening of the 63rd Street station of the Second Avenue subway, which features her installations, entitled “Elevated.”

One of the locations shut down by the NYPD in a recent anti-trafficking operation. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Sex Trafficking Rings Broken

East Asian, Long Island, New York, Police, Queens January 3, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Some sex trafficking operations that moved Chinese immigrants across state lines for prostitution were broken recently by joint law enforcement action, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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DACA Students: Between Anguish and Hope

Immigration, Long Island December 8, 2016 at 4:49 pm

Noticia interviews devastated DACA students on Long Island whose dreams to study and work protected from deportation are put on hold by the election of Donald Trump.