Riverhead News-Review • August 20, 2015
The Riverhead Town Board heard a presentation from the town’s anti-bias task force relating to comments made by some Town Board members about immigration enforcement at its work session Thursday.
East End Beacon • August 20, 2015
Riverhead has recently appeared on a nationwide list of “sanctuary cities,” cities decried by anti-immigration groups for purportedly providing safe harbor for illegal immigrants, and members of immigrant rights groups are trying to educate both town board members and the public on the truth about immigrant rights.
Newsday • August 20, 2015
Riverhead officials and immigrants' advocates met Thursday morning for a frank discussion on an emotionally charged topic: the town government's treatment of immigrants who are here illegally and whether police should play a role in deporting them.
The Island Now • April 16, 2015
Regardless of what you think of Marco Rubio as a potential president, his announcement speech was a stirring affirmation of the power of “The American Dream” for all who have come to our country as “choosing Americans” or, with serious stress, as refugees in “flight.”
The Examiner • April 15, 2015
A Long Island immigration advocacy group says Nassau County officials need to step up to the plate after they uncovered that county employees often refused to provide interpreters to limited-English speakers even though county regulations require them to.
Long Island Report • March 27, 2015
The event took place just over a week following a Texas-based federal judge’s decision to block President Obama’s executive action—including the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and creation of a new program known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA). The summit was aimed at starting a discussion on Long Island about how to move immigration forward.