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Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

We are $2,000 short of our goal. You can help us get there!

Long Island Wins $10,000 Challenge Grant: We Need Your Help!

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on April 10, 2015  

Please join us and donate now to help us build a Long Island that works for everyone -- because when everyone works together, Long Island “wins!”

Appeals Court Questions States’ Legal Ability to Sue Over Administrative Relief

The judges weren't buying the states' arguments.

Appeals Court Questions States’ Legal Ability to Sue Over Administrative Relief

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 20, 2015  

On Friday, a three-judge panel cast doubt on whether the states have "standing" -- i.e. the legal ability to file a particular lawsuit -- against the Obama administration.

White House Recognizes Welcoming Communities Are Stronger Communities

The White House Task Force on New Americans is an inter-agency effort to better integrate immigrants and refugees and build welcoming communities.

White House Recognizes Welcoming Communities Are Stronger Communities

by Hendel Leiva on April 17, 2015  

A new report by the White House Task Force on New Americans emphasizes the importance of local efforts to build welcoming environments where immigrants and long-time residents join together to create stronger communities.

NJ’s Position on Administrative Relief a Disappointment

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is not responding to the will of his constituents or to the calls of conscience.

NJ’s Position on Administrative Relief a Disappointment

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 17, 2015  

Nineteen percent of the people living in New Jersey are Latino, so why is it opposing Obama's administrative relief program?

Two Countries, No Home

by Christian Bonawandt on April 17, 2015  

This New York Times Op-Doc tells the untold story of "the other Dreamers."

$1.1 Billion: NY’s Undocumented Immigrants’ Contribution to NY State and Local Taxes

Undocumented immigrants pay state and local taxes through a number of means, including sales tax on purchases, property taxes (either directly or indirectly through rent), as well as state income tax.

$1.1 Billion: NY’s Undocumented Immigrants’ Contribution to NY State and Local Taxes

by Christian Bonawandt on April 16, 2015  

State and local tax contributions of undocumented immigrants will only increase once Obama's administrative relief program on immigration is fully implemented.

One Year Later, Still Children

New attorneys working coming to work with the children are often surprised at how young they are.

One Year Later, Still Children

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 16, 2015  

One year after the first large numbers of newly arrived children came to Long Island, they continue to face very adult adversity, despite being undoubtedly kids.

Two Conservatives Judges Assigned to Hear Arguments for Lifting Administrative Relief Injunction

Two of the judges were appointees of President Bush and President Reagan.

Two Conservatives Judges Assigned to Hear Arguments for Lifting Administrative Relief Injunction

by Patrick Young, Esq. on April 15, 2015  

Arguments on temporarily lifting the injunction will be heard on Friday in New Orleans by a three-judge panel.

D’Innocenzo: The Meaning of E Pluribus Unum

No nation in the history of the world has been so welcoming of so many people who came from so many different cultures.

D’Innocenzo: The Meaning of E Pluribus Unum

by Michael D’Innocenzo on April 15, 2015  

E Pluribus Unum ("one from many") was the original motto of the United States. But what did the Founding Fathers mean by that? Does it -- and should it -- still apply?

Nassau County Fails to Implement its Executive Order on Language Access: Hostile to LEP Immigrants

More than two-dozen Nassau County immigrants and their allies addressed the County Legislature on Monday to demand leadership on language access.

Nassau County Fails to Implement its Executive Order on Language Access: Hostile to LEP Immigrants

by Christian Bonawandt on April 14, 2015  

Advocates and their allies revealed to Nassau Legislators yesterday the disturbing results of recent tests of Nassau County's compliance with its own executive orders.

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