Long Island

Salvadoran Ana Enriquez, 23, with her daughters Emily and Valeria Romero. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Salvadorans In NY: Between Economic Progress and Immigration Struggles

El Diario/La Prensa reports on the Salvadoran communities on Long Island and in Yonkers as they celebrate their national day.

(Photo via Diario de México)

Latina Workers Keep Belmont Park Up and Running

Labor, Long Island, Women June 21, 2016 at 1:29 pm

At Belmont Park, hundreds of Hispanic women live, work and even send their kids to a nursery school at this world-famous horse racetrack, Diario de Mexico reports.

Pakistani American Community of Long Island

Pakistanis on LI Condemn ‘Barbarism’ in Orlando

Featured Posts, Long Island, South Asian, Video June 15, 2016 at 5:30 pm

One-by-one, members of Pakistani American Community of Long Island denounced the mass shooting in Orlando, in a video of a vigil organized by the group.

On May 5, at a press conference in JHS 189, Queens, from the left, the president of the Korean American Parents Association of Greater New York and the mother of an allegedly abused boy. (Photo via The Korea Times)

Charge and Counter-Charge of Abuse of Korean Boy

East Asian, Education, Long Island, Social Services May 6, 2016 at 4:27 pm

A Korean mother accused of abusing her three year old son has charged the pre-kindergarten her son attends with abusing him, the Korea Times reports.

Life in the Fast Lane After Graduation

Life in the Fast Lane After Graduation

East Asian, Long Island, Transportation, Video April 14, 2016 at 12:02 pm

SinoVision English Channel visits New York Auto Depot and speaks to owner Nicholas Lam, a math major who turned a passion for cars into a business selling vehicles to international students.

The victim, Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero. (Photo via El Diario)

Brother of Murdered Immigrant Calls for Cancellation of Trump Rally

Crime, Immigration, Long Island, Politics April 12, 2016 at 5:46 pm

“The presence of the candidate who promotes a message of hatred against immigrants saddens our community,” Joselo Lucero told El Diario/La Prensa.

Do not miss our show! José Martínez (left,) reporter at Noticia, and Carlos Reyes (right,) community activist. (Photo via Noticia)

Coffee with José – A Show with News on LI Latinos

Latino, Long Island, Media April 8, 2016 at 1:23 pm

A new show will feature video interviews with Latinos on Noticia, the Long Island Spanish-language news site.

Minerva Perez (Photo via The Sag Harbor Express)

A Voice for Latinos on the East End

Latino, Long Island, Social Services March 17, 2016 at 3:29 pm

The Sag Harbor Express profiles two organizations serving the growing Latino community on the East End of Long Island – Organización Latino-Americana and the Latino Advisory Committee.

Members of the Great Neck Chinese Association who attended the March 14 school board meeting. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Lunar New Year Now a School Holiday in Great Neck

Asian, Culture, Education, Long Island March 16, 2016 at 4:51 pm

The Lunar New Year has been added to the public school calendar in Great Neck, making it the first school district on Long Island to recognize the Asian holiday, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Julio César Acosta was spent 40 days detained under ICE custody. (Photo via El Diario

Salvadoran Father Targeted by ICE Is Released

Immigration, Long Island February 26, 2016 at 5:45 pm

The Salvadoran immigrant who was set for deportation for a decade-old DUI offense reunited with his family and met his newborn son, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

East Hampton officials and members of the Latino Advisory Committee (Photo via Long Island WINS)

Heeding Latino Voices on LI

Latino, Long Island February 25, 2016 at 2:17 pm

In East Hampton, Long Island, a new Latino Advisory Committee has been formed, reports Long Island WINS.

Julio Cesar Acosta, father of 3, faces deportation under ICE's new priorities (Courtesy photo via El Diario)

Drunk Driver Targeted by ICE For Deportation

Immigration, Long Island February 11, 2016 at 5:09 pm

A Salvadoran father of 3 with a 10 year-old DUI offense has become the face of the new wave of deportations in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Photo from the New York Immigration Coalition via Long Island Wins)

A Campaign for Driver’s Licenses for the Undocumented in NYS

Long Island, Transportation January 7, 2016 at 3:51 pm

Organizers behind the “Driver’s License Campaign Project” on Long Island, which advocates for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants in New York state, say the issue is a matter of safety, Long Island Wins reports.

Pushing for better language access on Long Island (Photo via Long Island WINS)

Mixed Progress with Language Access on LI

Immigration, Long Island December 10, 2015 at 2:49 pm

Advocates noted some improvement in access to programs and services in other languages on Long Island, but said there is still work to be done, reports Long Island WINS.

Lilia Esperanza Aucapiña disappeared in October and was found by hunter a month later. (Photo via El Diario)

Another Death Rattles Hamptons Hispanic Community

Crime, Latino, Long Island December 9, 2015 at 5:36 pm

Organizations and relatives clamor for a full investigation of an Ecuadorean woman’s death, the second such case in the past year, El Diario reports.