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On Nov. 8, Remembering Marcelo Lucero

Latino, Long Island, South American November 7, 2016 at 6:04 pm

A vigil in Patchogue, Long Island, honored Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant fatally stabbed in a hate crime eight years ago, reports Long Island Wins.

Secretary General of the U.S Council of Muslim Organizations, Oussama Jammal, speaks at the Remembering Heroes, Building Leaders convention hosted by the Islamic Leadership Council of New York at York College in July. (Photo by Alex Ayala for Voices of NY)

Urging Muslims to Vote

Elections 2016, Long Island, Muslim, New York, South Asian November 4, 2016 at 6:24 pm

The Islamic Leadership Council of New York urged Muslims to exercise their civic responsibility to vote, while the Pakistani American Society of New York held a “candidate night” on Long Island.

One example of the anti-immigrant campaign materials surfacing in election races being held on Long Island. (Photo via Noticia LI)

LI Immigrants Denounce Hatred in Election Campaign

Elections 2016, Immigration, Long Island October 28, 2016 at 4:19 pm

Long Island immigrant activists denounce the state Republican Party for spreading incendiary, anti-‘illegal immigrant’ messages in this political season’s campaigns, NoticiaLI reports.

Osman Canales (third from the right) and Dr. Fernández (in the gray suit) with some of the collaborators. (Photo via NoticiaLI)

Hope and Lessons at Long Island DREAMers Conference

Education, Immigration, Latino, Long Island October 19, 2016 at 5:32 pm

More than 500 students participated in an emotional Second Annual Long Island DREAMers Conference, Noticia reports.

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New Temple for Hindus on LI

Long Island, Religion, South Asian October 12, 2016 at 4:08 pm

The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a 50,000-square-foot temple, has opened its doors in Melville after many years of work, reports News India Times.

Clara Henao turned up enthusiastically to cast her ballot.  (Photo via NoticiaLI.com)

Hope and Heartbreak on LI Over Colombian Referendum

Latino, Long Island October 4, 2016 at 8:03 pm

A Noticia Long Island reporter reflects on his experiences at the voting site as Colombians in Brentwood, New York participated in the peace plebiscite in which “No” won narrowly.

SEPA Mujer’s Dulce Rojas at a press conference in Westbury. (Photo via Noticia)

Activists Register 5,000 New Voters on Long Island

Elections 2016, Immigration, Long Island, Politics October 3, 2016 at 1:53 pm

Community and pro-immigrant groups register more than 5,000 new voters on Long Island, Noticia Long Island reports.

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, Elections 2016, 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.