Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Category: Long Island

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On LI, Immigrant Kids Face Enrollment Hurdles

On LI, Immigrant Kids Face Enrollment Hurdles

On Long Island, immigrant kids sometimes face difficulties enrolling in schools, Long Island WINS reports.

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Getting out the Latino Vote on Long Island

Getting out the Latino Vote on Long Island

A Make the Road New York campaign urges Latinos – primarily in towns with significant numbers – to register to vote for November, reports La Tribuna Hispana.

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LI Cops Mend Fences with Immigrant Community

LI Cops Mend Fences with Immigrant Community

Suffolk County police are trying to mend fences with immigrant communities, offering translation and other services to crime victims, El Diario reports.

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Salvadorans: the Largest Minority on Long Island

Salvadorans: the Largest Minority on Long Island

Four decades after Salvadorans began arriving on Long Island, they are gaining political empowerment, El Diario reports.

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A Salvadoran Mother Disappears Without a Trace

A Salvadoran Mother Disappears Without a Trace

El Diario covers the struggles of Luis Fuentes, a father of two who has spent almost two years searching across three countries for his wife who went missing at the U.S. border.

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Central Americans Learn About the Law

Central Americans Learn About the Law

On Long Island, recent migrants cope with ankle bracelets and uncertainty about their future.

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Make the Road NY: Filling a Community Need

Make the Road NY: Filling a Community Need

La Tribuna Hispana speaks with Irma Solís, a community organizer with Make the Road New York.

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‘La Migra’ May Split Up LI Immigrant Family

‘La Migra’ May Split Up LI Immigrant Family

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

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Where to View the Cherry Blossoms

Where to View the Cherry Blossoms

Japanese culture will be celebrated this weekend as cherry trees in the NY region unfurl their beautiful and fragile blooms.

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Long Island Losing Kosher Delis

Long Island Losing Kosher Delis

Changing demographics and eating habits led to the loss of five kosher delis in Nassau and Suffolk counties last year, reports Jewish Week.

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Long Island Teen Aims for 2016 Olympics

Long Island Teen Aims for 2016 Olympics

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.

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