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North Shore-LIJ chief: LI should be ‘a special place’ for immigrants
Victor Manuel Ramos - Newsday • February 27, 2015 Speakers at an immigration summit at Hofstra University Thursday praised the drive of those who come to the region from other countries seeking opportunity and said Long Island's future is tied to how well they succeed here.
Summit will focus on Long Island’s immigrants
Victor Manuel Ramos - Newsday • February 24, 2015 Community advocates seeking to shine the spotlight on the region's immigrant community will gather Thursday at Hofstra University for a summit on immigration orders now held up in legal and budget battles between states, Congress and the White House.
Long Island Focus On Opportunity as DOJ Appeals Immigration Ruling by District Judge in Texas
News LI • February 24, 2015
Momento crucial para inmigrantes de Long Island
Noticia • February 24, 2015 En estos tiempos, la conversación sobre los cambios en el tema de inmigración, así como sobre las comunidades inmigrantes, no sólo es importante y necesaria. Para muchos, sobretodo para los que trabajan incansablemente en beneficio de los inmigrantes, es también una responsabilidad.
Long Island Focus On Opportunity as Justice Dept. Appeals Immigration Ruling
Mike Clifford - Public News Service • February 23, 2015 The Department of Justice filed an appeal Monday in an effort to restart President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration.
Deportation fears return for some LIers after ruling on Obama immigration plan
Victor Manuel Ramos - Newsday • February 20, 2015 The rejection of Obama's push for lawful presence, which would award immigrants work permits, giving them a chance to obtain driver's licenses and to work on the books, delays the full integration of that population into the labor force and civic life, advocates said. Those who oppose deportation relief, and believe Obama overreached with his executive order, think the judge's decision hit the nail on the head.
Long Island At a Turning Point: It’s Everyone’s Opportunity • February 18, 2015 Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement and Long Island Wins present a summit on immigration, a day of panel discussions and informational sessions led by policy makers, experts, and regional and local leaders. Hofstra University Mack Student Center, North Campus.
DREAM Act supporters watch State of the State
News 12 • January 21, 2015 DEER PARK - A handful of DREAM Act supporters attended a State of the State watch party in Deer Park.
Advocates Urge NY Immigrants to Keep Preparing Despite House Vote”
Mike Clifford - Public News Service • January 19, 2015 NEW YORK – Don't get discouraged – that's the message being sent to New York's undocumented immigrants in the aftermath of the House vote to halt deferred action on deportations.
Hicksville protestors call on Gov. Cuomo to include Dream Act in state budget
FiOs1 • January 17, 2015 The legislation would give college students of undocumented immigrant families financial aid.
Advocates call on Gov. Cuomo to pass Dream Act
News 12 • January 17, 2015 HICKSVILLE - Immigration advocates are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make good on his word when it comes to passing the Dream Act.
Protesters march over Eric Garner decision in Suffolk
News 12 Long Island • December 7, 2014 Protests have been held around the country after a Staten Island grand jury decided not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Garner's chokehold death.
Maryann Sinclair Slutsky of Long Island Wins on LI News Radio
Jay Oliver - LI News Radio • November 25, 2014
Out of the Shadows in NY: Tens of Thousands Able to Legally Work
Mike Clifford - Public News Service • November 24, 2014 President Obama signed a pair of executive orders that will delay deportation for millions nationwide, a move that opens the door for many undocumented New Yorkers to legally find work.
President’s expected order on immigration draws hope, objections on LI
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.
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