NYC draws international students to Long Island colleges

Monday, January 24, 2011

Long Island universities appeal to international students for a variety of reasons, but the close proximity to New York City tops the list. The Big Apple offers international students endless opportunities, and the universities are playing a key role in helping students from all over the world to prepare for challenges they may face – including cultural integration, language barriers and financial struggles.

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Ghana for good: An immigrant student's Hofstra experience

Friday, January 21, 2011

Ama Mensah, a 22-year-old Hofstra University student who has not been back to her home country, Ghana, in four years came to the US with the hopes of pursuing her life-long dream: to work as a foreign correspondent for an international news organization.

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Faces of Long Island immigrants

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Soundslide on the findings of the latest immigration trends in Long Island from the Fiscal Policy Institute. More reading on same topic: Long Island immigrants grateful to have…

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