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Reconstruction: A Scottish Socialist & A German General Work to Help Slaves Become Freedpeople

As the Civil War ended, teachers became agents of liberation.

Reconstruction: A Scottish Socialist & A German General Work to Help Slaves Become Freedpeople

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 30, 2015  

Scottish immigrant Robert Owen helped create the Freedmen's Bureau. German immigrant General Carl Schurz urged its rapid deployment in the post-war South.

Farmingville Hate Attack Follow-Up

Police are still looking for three attackers.

Farmingville Hate Attack Follow-Up

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 30, 2015  

Vague descriptions of the perpetrators.

NYC City Council Speaker Denounces “Trump Act”

Melissa Mark-Viverito says that Washington must enact sensible immigration legislation.

NYC City Council Speaker Denounces “Trump Act”

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 30, 2015  

The Congressional Immigration Circus leaves real policy to the city and state.

Progress Report on Suffolk Police/Immigrant Relations

There will soon be 100 new members of the department.

Progress Report on Suffolk Police/Immigrant Relations

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 29, 2015  

The Suffolk Police Department still needs to do a lot to correct it past practices regarding immigrants.

Sanctuary Cities, “Donald Trump Act” and Long Island

Why are some Congressman kissing up to Trump?

Sanctuary Cities, “Donald Trump Act” and Long Island

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on July 28, 2015  

Why did East End Congressman Lee Zeldin vote to defund Suffolk cops?

Judge Says that Homeland Security Detention Conditions for Central American Refugee Children Poor

Inhumane conditions for children.

Judge Says that Homeland Security Detention Conditions for Central American Refugee Children Poor

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 27, 2015  

Deplorable conditions may lead to injunction ordering the release of refugee children.

NY Times Editorial Hits the “Insanity” of the Anti-Immigrant Binge in Congress

Bad doings in the Capitol.

NY Times Editorial Hits the “Insanity” of the Anti-Immigrant Binge in Congress

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 24, 2015  

Fewer rants and more legislating are in order.

Franklin Graham’s Anti-Muslim Statements

Our mosaic includes many faiths.

Franklin Graham’s Anti-Muslim Statements

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 24, 2015  

Evangelicals play an important role in welcoming refugees. Statements by Franklin Graham jeopardize that role.

House Votes to Punish Police in Cities Where Immigrants Are Protected

Congress responds to Donald Trump.

House Votes to Punish Police in Cities Where Immigrants Are Protected

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 24, 2015  

King and Rice vote against anti-immigrant measure.

Suit Filed Against Texas for Not Issuing Birth Certificates to Children of Immigrants

Texas adopts new rules targeting Latinos.

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