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.
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.
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.
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.
http://long-island.newsday.com/events/long-island-at-a-turning-point-it-s-everyone-s-opportunity-1.9879874 • 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.
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.
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.
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.