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From Lima To Long Island: A Winding Path Of Growth

For 27-year-old Angel Reyes, an immigrant from Lima, Peru, shattering stereotypes about Long Island immigrants is part of his daily routine. It’s been a winding and arduous journey for Reyes, an entrepreneur, as well as a...

Kabul To Jericho: A Refugee’s Journey

Fauzia Sikander was an architecture student at a university in Kabul when Russia invaded Afghanistan in 1979. At the time, her father was working in the import/export business in the United States. The political situation in...

Making Long Island A More Welcoming Community

Raju Rajan and Sonia Arora first made Port Washington their home in 2011, along with their young son, Kabeera. Arora is a teaching artist, doing residencies in local schools focusing on literature, oral history and...

Long Island Wins Releases PSA Video

https://youtu.be/pfJD8Hrn2r4 Long Island Wins, a nonprofit communications organization, is proud to announce the launch of its new public service announcement (PSA) posted at longislandwins.com, aimed at highlighting Long Island immigrants who are our new neighbors. The PSA...

Success Comes At Young Age For One Honduran Immigrant

When Nelson Melgar turned 13, his family made the difficult decision to leave their home and fledgling coffee business in Honduras to come to the United States. Like many Central American immigrants, they were very...

Pakistani Professor Proves Immigrants Are An Asset

Dr. Shaireen Rasheed came to Long Island in 1987 with her parents and two sisters, and settled in suburban Smithtown. Born in Pakistan, Rasheed was raised mostly in the United Arab Emirates and England. Smithtown...
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