Louis Tikas: from Crete to Colorado as Labor Union Organizer

The symbol of the struggle of labor rights throughout America is connected to Louis Tikas (his birth name was Elias Anastasiou Spantidakis, later changed...

Book Launch: “New York to Athens: 8 hours and 35 minutes”

Fotini Tsalikoglou is a psychology professor at Panteion University and has published academic works, essays, novels, and tales. During the presentation of her new...
Athens Mayor Georgios Kaminis in New York City

Athens Mayor Speaks Immigration and Golden Dawn at the UN

Athens mayor, Georgios (George) Kaminis spoke on Friday October 4th to the UN General Assembly about Athens' experience with immigration and also discussed the...

Greek Hell For Illegal Immigrants

Newsweek magazine published a six-page story depicting the often intolerable conditions in which illegal immigrants are kept in Greece, in overcrowded detention centers. The magazine’s...

AHEPA Marks 91st Anniversary

On July 26, 1922, eight Greek-American visionaries joined their forces in Atlanta to establish the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), an organization based...

Horta Picker Taris Faces Court

John Taris, a 75-year-old retired tailor will face a court on July 9 in Chicago on charges of picking dandelions to eat, which is...

Vourderis, Greek King of Ice Cream Died

Marinos Vourderis , a poor Greek immigrant who became the millionaire king of Italian ices, died at his home in Jamaica Estates, Queens, New...

Greece Tackling of Trafficking is Stable

The evaluation of Greece in the State Department’s annual report, concerning human trafficking and the tackling of modern slavery remains unchanged. According to the data...

Immigration in the U.S: Difficult and Complicated Issue

The Obama administration is trying to reform the U.S. immigration law. The legislative process has already begun. The Judicial Affairs Committee of the Senate...

Unemployed Greeks Have Chance to Work in US

Unemployed young people from countries such as Greece and Cyprus will have the chance to work in the USA for a year, in the...

Memorial For First Greek U.S. Congressman

On Saturday, April 20, in a modest and moving ceremony in the city of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, a memorial dedicated to the Philhellene Colonel Jonathan...

N.Y’s Greeks Mark Independence Day

It's a little delayed from March 25, but Greek Independence Day will be celebrated in New York on April  7 with a traditional parade,...

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