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Coalition to Suffolk Legislators: Be Advocates for Newly Arrived Central American Children

"We ask that Suffolk County legislators do their part to support these efforts, as well as those of faith communities who are leading the call to help these children, and commit to treating the children with compassion and dignity.”

Coalition to Suffolk Legislators: Be Advocates for Newly Arrived Central American Children

by Christian Bonawandt on October 7, 2014  

A coalition of immigrants, advocates and faith leaders held a press conference and rally to ask legislators to promise to compassionately support and welcome the newly arrived children from Central America.

Lincoln and the Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 7, 2014  

An index of articles from The Immigrants' Civil War on Lincoln.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Jews

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 7, 2014  

An index of articles on Jewish immigrants during the Civil War.

Getting Out the Latino Vote: Lessons from the Field

Getting Out the Latino Vote: Lessons from the Field

by Christiaan Perez on October 3, 2014  

When it comes to turning out Latinos at the poll, the farther the engagement is from in-person engagement, the less likely the voter will turnout.

Child Refugees and the Problem of the Rocket Docket

Obama's decision to prioritize the children's cases has thrown the immigration court into disarray.

Child Refugees and the Problem of the Rocket Docket

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 3, 2014  

A clarification as to what the Rocket Docket is and how it is impacting our immigration court system.

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part IV)

“We are one people in the one world with one God. And we should have one love for every child from whatever walk of life there are!”

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part IV)

by Christian Bonawandt on October 2, 2014  

David Newman, Rev. Dr. Luonne Rouse, and Rev. Dr. Tracie Saunders speak for the children who are fleeing Central America and resettling on Long Island.

Advocates Pressure Mangano to Keep His Promise on Language Access

Immigrants and advocates confront Nassau officials inside county offices in Mineola to request a meeting on language access.

Advocates Pressure Mangano to Keep His Promise on Language Access

by Christian Bonawandt on October 2, 2014  

After months of pressure, Nassau County officials will meet with immigrants and advocates later this month.

The Matter of S-E-G- and Child Refugees, Part II: The Ruling

Despite being clearly targeted by the gangs, the BIA ruled that the children were not part of a social group.

The Matter of S-E-G- and Child Refugees, Part II: The Ruling

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 2, 2014  

While all of the experts agree that young Salvadoran men from low-income neighborhoods are the primary targets of Mara Salvatrucha, the BIA refused to see what was right in front of their eyes.

Nadia Marin Molina of NDLON on Wage Theft

Wage theft is very common on Long Island, and nationwide more than 50 percent of day laborers have been victims of the crime.

Nadia Marin Molina of NDLON on Wage Theft

by Laura Lemus on October 1, 2014  

Regardless of legal status, all workers have the right to claim wage theft and get paid their promised salary or minimum wage.

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part III)

“It’s hard for me to understand why we need this meeting. It’s a no brainer."

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part III)

by Christian Bonawandt on September 30, 2014  

Rev. Marc Herbst, Rev. Dr. Paul Johnson, and Canon Charles McCarron continue the call for compassion for children from Central America.

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