Post Tagged with: "Nassau County"

Attorney Gabriela Castillo, born in El Salvador, wants to re-launch county agency C.A.S.A. and move it out of the basement where it is based to offer a better service to Hispanics in Nassau.
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New C.A.S.A. Director Vows to Treat Nassau Latinos with Dignity

Latino, Long Island, Social Services February 2, 2018 at 3:32 pm

Attorney Gabriela Castillo, born in El Salvador, wants to re-launch county agency C.A.S.A. and move it out of the basement where it is based to offer a better service to Hispanics in Nassau, reports Noticia.

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FOILing ICE for Info on Gang Membership Criteria

Immigration, Latino, Long Island November 30, 2017 at 4:12 pm

The New York Immigration Coalition is seeking information that will answer questions about the “Operation Matador” program, Long Island Wins reports.

(Photo by Peter Chu via World Journal)

Chinese Supermarket Opens in Nassau County

Business, East Asian, Long Island November 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm

Super FL Mart, a 50,000-square-foot supermarket, opened over the weekend in Mineola, reports World Journal.

Laura Curran and Laura Gillen (From https://twitter.com/johnasbury/status/928124638831562752)

Two Women Will Be Decisive in LI Fight Against MS-13

Elections 2017, Latino, Long Island November 9, 2017 at 5:25 pm

Hispanic activists believe the victory of legislators Laura Curran and Laura Gillen on Long Island will be key to fighting gang violence without criminalizing the Latino population, El Diario/La Prensa reports.  

Denis Guerra Guerra and his fiancée Angie Sosa (Photo courtesy of Elise Damas via Long Island Wins)

A Traffic Stop Leads to Deportation on LI

Immigration, Long Island August 30, 2017 at 1:49 pm

After being stopped by police for allegedly failing to use a turn signal, Denis Guerra Guerra was eventually sent back to his native El Salvador. Long Island Wins reports on the events that led up to the deportation.

Members of the new Hispanic American Advisory Board with borough executive Ed Mangano (sitting). (Photo via Noticia)

Nassau County Inaugurates Its First Hispanic Advisory Board

Latino, Long Island April 26, 2017 at 4:40 pm

For the first time in history, Long Island’s Nassau County has instituted a Hispanic American Advisory Board, Noticia Long Island 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.

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.

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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.

Michael Limb, chair of Nassau County's Asian Economic Advisory Commission (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

A Chinatown on Long Island?

East Asian, Featured Posts, Long Island, Real Estate January 21, 2015 at 12:51 pm

Some wonder, reports Sing Tao Daily, whether a Long Island Chinatown will be developed, given the recent growth of the Chinese population and brisk sales of homes to Chinese buyers.

(Photo via La Tribuna Hispana)

Ending ‘Secure Communities’ on Long Island?

Crime, Immigration, In the News, Long Island September 26, 2014 at 12:19 pm

Suffolk County on Long Island ended cooperation with the Secure Communites program of ICE, and now some are pressing Nassau County officials to do the same, La Tribuna Hispana reports.

María Elia Castillo, mother of Wilfredis Ayala Castillo, Wendy Urbina and her young child Justin, hope for a miracle that will stop the deportation of his father. (Photo via La Tribuna Hispana)

‘La Migra’ May Split Up LI Immigrant Family

Immigration, In the News, Latino, Long Island May 14, 2014 at 11:54 am

A young Salvadoran father arrested for crossing train tracks in Nassau County, Long Island faces deportation, La Tribuna Hispana reports.

Jonathan Ruiz (Photo via La Tribuna Hispana)

Long Island Teen Aims for 2016 Olympics

Long Island, Sports February 14, 2014 at 1:53 pm

Jonathan Ruiz, a 17-year old Salvadoran-American, trains more than 20 hours a week in hopes of joining the U.S. swim team that will go to the next Summer Olympics in Brazil, reports La Tribuna Hispana.

Giving the Comfort Women Memorial in Palisades Park a blanket of evergreens (Photo via The Korea Times)

Remembering Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’

East Asian, History, Metro Area February 6, 2014 at 4:28 pm

The Korea Times and Korea Daily reported on two recent events commemorating Korea’s “comfort women.”

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L.I. Muslims See Challenges, Hope After Boston Attacks

In the News, Long Island, Religion May 3, 2013 at 4:14 pm

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.