October 15, 2012. An ABC/Univision commentary on why the presidential candidates should address immigration in their debate at Hofstra University.


You sometimes forget that Long Island starts where Queens, one of the most diverse places on earth, ends, and that the demographic richness carries over. Immigrants make up 16 percent of the population across the Island, and 19 percent of the population in Nassau County, according to a 2011 report by the Fiscal Policy Institute.