Victor Manuel Ramos - Newsday • November 17, 2014
Many Long Island immigrants and advocates are placing hope in President Barack Obama's promise "to fix as much of our immigration system" as he can through an executive order that could shield from deportation many living in the country illegally.
Luis M. Mostacero - Noticia • October 7, 2014
Compasión y dignidad para los menores inmigrantes centroamericanos que cruzan la frontera, pidieron grupos de defensores de inmigrantes a las autoridades de Suffolk, durante la reunión de la Legislatura, realizada en Riverhead, este martes 7.
MTV Look Different • October 2, 2014
Nearly everyone has had an experience feeling unwelcomed at least once in their lives. Unfortunately for many immigrants in the U.S., it is something they are all too familiar with. Many communities do not openly welcome immigrant families — something that negatively affects the entire region.
Noticia • October 2, 2014
Hendel Leiva nunca se imaginó cuando fue despedido de su trabajo en una pizzería, que dos años después sería el orador principal de un encuentro a nivel nacional por su trabajo para crear un ambiente más inclusivo en Long Island, y que además recibiría una ovación de pie por parte de la audiencia.
Bart Jones - Newsday • September 24, 2014
Nuns, rabbis, Muslim leaders and church officials Friday urged Long Islanders to embrace the hundreds of unaccompanied minors who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally to try to reunite with relatives here.
Rich Barrabi - News 12 • September 19, 2014
Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco has instructed members of his department not to detain immigrant inmates solely because federal customs agents are asking them to. Now, the sheriff's office will only hold inmates if it receives a written warrant from the federal officials.
Bart Jones - Newsday • September 19, 2014
Religious leaders and immigrant advocates are joining forces to call on Long Islanders to be more welcoming to the hundreds of unaccompanied immigrant children who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally and been placed temporarily in facilities here.
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.
Paul Larocco - Newsday • August 19, 2014
Major Nassau County departments still aren't providing non-English-speaking residents with interpreters or translated documents as promised by executive orders signed last year, advocates charged Monday.
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.
Hamodia • August 17, 2014
The possibility that a Long Island church would play host to some of the tens of thousands of illegal immigrant children arriving in the country unaccompanied is causing an uproar in one community.
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.