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Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

We are $2,000 short of our goal. You can help us get there!

Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on April 10, 2015  

Please join us and donate now to help us build a Long Island that works for everyone -- because when everyone works together, Long Island “wins!”

Immigration Vacation 2015

Ellis Island is not the only place to take an Immigration Vacation in New York.

Immigration Vacation 2015

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 29, 2015  

Long Island, New York City, and the surrounding areas are full of places to explore immigration history.

After the Fifth Circuit Decision, What Is the Future of DAPA (Infographic)

A simplified explanation of what happens next.

After the Fifth Circuit Decision, What Is the Future of DAPA (Infographic)

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 28, 2015  

Immigrants and their supporters wonder what are the next steps for DAPA to go into effect. This infographic explains it all.

Obama Administration Declines to Go to Supreme Court to Lift Injunction

Immigration Executive Action will stay blocked until at least July.

Obama Administration Declines to Go to Supreme Court to Lift Injunction

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 28, 2015  

The next move will be back in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Summit Action Steps for the Community Organizing Session

Issues include lack of access to information, language access, and services outreach, just to name a few.

Summit Action Steps for the Community Organizing Session

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on May 27, 2015  

Attendees discussed current methods of organizing as well as issues around organizing and empowering immigrant communities on Long Island.

Brooklyn Kids Send Coloring Books to Long Island’s Child Refugees

Students at First Unitarian Church in Brooklyn wanted to make sure that refugee children could color. Here they are putting together gift packages.

Brooklyn Kids Send Coloring Books to Long Island’s Child Refugees

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 27, 2015  

Refugee children, no matter what they have gone through, are still kids.

Appeals Court Keeps Injunction Blocking Obama Executive Order in Place

No good news before the end of summer.

Appeals Court Keeps Injunction Blocking Obama Executive Order in Place

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 26, 2015  

Another delay in implementing executive action.

German General Carl Schurz Begins His Investigation of the Post-War South

Confederate soldiers returned to devastated communities after the end of the Civil War.

German General Carl Schurz Begins His Investigation of the Post-War South

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 25, 2015  

A German immigrant made a wide-ranging tour of the Deep South right after the last Confederate armies surrendered.

Congresswoman Rice Meets With Westbury Immigrants

Kathleen Rice spoke about the need for immigration reform.

Congresswoman Rice Meets With Westbury Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on May 25, 2015  

New Congresswoman reaches out to Latino community.

Immigration Coalition Calls for State Aid for Long Island Schools to Help Refugee Children

The New York Immigration Coalition, the Health and Welfare Council, Safe Passages, Hempstead Schools, the NYCLU, and CARECEN are among those calling for aid.

Immigration Coalition Calls for State Aid for Long Island Schools to Help Refugee Children

by Michael Lewis on May 22, 2015  

A Thursday press conference raised the question of why Long Island State Senators have not done more.

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