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Immigrants Seem Little Aware of DACA Expansion

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Immigrants Seem Little Aware of DACA Expansion

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 15, 2015  

There are estimated to be 300,000 to 400,000 people newly eligible for DACA, but in talking to organizations around the New York area that work with immigrants, there appears to be very little awareness of the expansion.

Attempts to Defund Administrative Relief Unlikely to Succeed

Events in Paris make defunding DHS a risky maneuver for Republicans.

Attempts to Defund Administrative Relief Unlikely to Succeed

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 13, 2015  

The bill is unlikely to get the 60 votes needs to pass the Senate.

Long Island Wins Statement on Paris Terror Attacks

Je suis Charlie

Long Island Wins Statement on Paris Terror Attacks

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on January 12, 2015  

We re-affirm our commitment to an open-minded society where a free and full debate takes place in a spirit of respect and dignity.

Homicide Statistics Help Explain Arrival of Central American Children to Long Island

The National Civil Police reported 3,875 murders in 2014 compared with 2,490 the year before.

Homicide Statistics Help Explain Arrival of Central American Children to Long Island

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 9, 2015  

Homicides in El Salvador rose by 56 percent last year.

USCIS Issues Fliers About Administrative Relief

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has published two new fliers on President Barack Obama’s administrative relief program.

USCIS Issues Fliers About Administrative Relief

by Christian Bonawandt on January 8, 2015  

Download the fliers in English, Spanish, Korean, and Vietnamese.

New Federal Guidance Issued on School Obligations for English Language Learners

English language learner (ELL) students deserve equal access to a high-quality education and the opportunity to achieve their full academic potential.

New Federal Guidance Issued on School Obligations for English Language Learners

by Christian Bonawandt on January 8, 2015  

This is the first time that a single piece of guidance has addressed the array of federal laws that govern schools' obligations to English learners.

TPS Extended for Salvadorans

Those with TPS are not eligible for administrative relief.

TPS Extended for Salvadorans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 8, 2015  

Salvadorans who have already been granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) now have the opportunity to renew their status.

Advocates Demand DA Launch New Hempstead Investigation

More controversy in Hempstead.

Advocates Demand DA Launch New Hempstead Investigation

by Christian Bonawandt on January 7, 2015  

Community leaders and advocates want the DA and State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman to conduct an investigation based on information from an audit released last month by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

American Refugee Camp in Civil War Kentucky Destroyed

Hundreds of thousands of Americans became refugees during the Civil War. Most were black.

American Refugee Camp in Civil War Kentucky Destroyed

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 6, 2015  

The end of 1864 visited untold hardship on black refugees who were expelled from their homes in the cold of winter.

Coalition Leaders Call on Cuomo for ‘Immigrant Equality’

Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages spoke at the press conference.

Coalition Leaders Call on Cuomo for ‘Immigrant Equality’

by Christian Bonawandt on January 6, 2015  

NYIC outlined the 2015 Immigrant Equality Agenda.

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