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.
Bart Jones, Newsday • June 4, 2014
A dozen protesters, chanting slogans as they gathered on a Brentwood street corner, said time is running out for Congress and the president to take action, because little legislative movement is expected as November elections approach.
News 12 Long Island • June 4, 2014
Rally organizers in Brentwood literally called the White House, asking that the president bypass Congress and use executive power to limit the number of deportations.
Victor Manuel Ramos - Newsday • April 26, 2014
Laura Lemus, a "Dreamer" immigrant on Long Island, and community advocate with nonprofit Long Island Wins, attempts to make the case for the New York Dream Act to be funded through the state budget, giving access to financial aid to immigrant students without legal status, during a rally on March 26, 2014, in Hicksville, Long Island, New York.
Mike Clifford - Public News Service • April 10, 2014
New York supporters of immigration reform are sending messages to the White House and Congress today that Washington needs to step it up and take action. In fact, today has been declared a National Day of Action regarding immigration reform.
Nicole Akoukou Thompson - Latin Post • March 24, 2014
There are more than 4,500 undocumented students who graduate from high school on a yearly bases; yet, only 5-10 percent of those students pursue a college degree.