Rebecca S. Myles - Latin Post • September 2, 2014
Long Island immigrants, faith leaders, and advocates spoke out late last week to call for compassion and due process for the 2,200 unaccompanied children arriving in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Mike Clifford - Public News Service • August 29, 2014
Reports published in Newsday show that Long Island leads the state for the number of unaccompanied children arriving in 2014. Maryann Slutsky, executive director of Long Island Wins, said it is a newsworthy number - but also little surprise.
Joshua Rhett Miller - Fox News • August 19, 2014
A New York church has dropped its proposal to temporarily house roughly 40 juvenile immigrants who have entered into the United States from Mexico, citing a missed deadline for the federally-funded program and a looming change in leadership.
Bart Jones - Newsday • August 19, 2014
Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Commack has dropped a proposal to temporarily house some of the tens of thousands of immigrant children illegally crossing Mexico's border with the United States to reunite with family, church officials said Monday.
Frank Eltman • August 16, 2014
The possibility that a suburban New York church would play host to some of the tens of thousands of immigrant children illegally crossing the United States’ border with Mexico to reunite with family is causing an uproar in one Long Island community.
Victor Ramos - Newsday • July 30, 2014
Latino, immigrant and civil rights advocates, concerned that no arrests have been made in a 2010 slaying of one immigrant and an attack on another in Shirley, called Wednesday for Suffolk police to solve the crimes and for federal officials to examine the case.
Sheldon Dutes, WNBC • June 27, 2014
The federal government is considering using Peregrine Business Park at 15 Grumman Road, a former Grumman Corp. facility in Bethpage as possible temporary housing for some of the thousands of children streaming over the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mike Clifford - Public News Service • June 17, 2014
Thursday's election of a new House Majority Leader to replace Rep. Eric Cantor is currently a two-way race. But some say a backlash could follow if the election moves the GOP farther to the right.