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A Long Road Ahead for Immigrants on Long Island

Nov. 9 marks the sixth anniversary of the murder of Marcelo Lucero.

A Long Road Ahead for Immigrants on Long Island

by Christian Bonawandt on November 6, 2014  

The anniversary of the hate crime killing of Marcelo Lucero reminds us that, while progress has been made, there is much more needs to be done to change the way Long Islanders portray, understand, and treat undocumented Americans.

Organizations Prepare for Obama Executive Order in Climate of Uncertainty

Few organizations are prepared for the number of clients who will need legal help following the announcement of Obama's executive action.

Organizations Prepare for Obama Executive Order in Climate of Uncertainty

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 6, 2014  

We may only be weeks away from the big day, but the uncertainties about the timing of the order and the number of impacted immigrants have made it difficult for organizations to plan.

How Ignoring Immigration Reform Affected the Latino Vote

Frustrations over the president's handling of immigration reform caused many Latinos to stay home on election day or vote Republican.

How Ignoring Immigration Reform Affected the Latino Vote

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 5, 2014  

Exit polls show that far fewer Latinos voted yesterday than in 2012. Demographics also shifted more toward Republicans, likely due to Democrats' handling of immigration reform.

Carl Schurz’s Civil War

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 3, 2014  

The Immigrants' Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: The Germans

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 3, 2014  

An index to our articles on German immigrants during the Civil War.

Op-Ed: I’m Voting for My Family and My Community

"I’m committed to making a change with my community, and that’s why I’m voting on Tuesday, November 4th."

Op-Ed: I’m Voting for My Family and My Community

by Maria Magdalena Hernández on November 3, 2014  

In our final installment of our four-part series on key issues affecting immigrant voters, we hear from one Long Islander whose primary agenda is his family.

Op-Ed: Who Killed the DREAM for Thousands of Youth?

The NY DREAM Act would help undocumented youths on Long Island who aspire to go to college and boost their contributions to the economy.

Op-Ed: Who Killed the DREAM for Thousands of Youth?

by Dalia Casco on November 3, 2014  

Part III of our four-part series on issues affecting Long Island immigrant voters discusses the NY DREAM Act.

Immigrants and the Election of 1864

The most important election in our nation's history?

Immigrants and the Election of 1864

by Patrick Young, Esq. on November 1, 2014  

McClellan V. Lincoln

Immigrant Children Still Facing Roadblocks to Enrollment at Many Long Island Schools

Twelve school districts on Long Island require a birth certificate in order to enroll.

Immigrant Children Still Facing Roadblocks to Enrollment at Many Long Island Schools

by Christian Bonawandt on October 31, 2014  

A NYCLU report finds that 139 school districts in New York state, including 12 on Long Island, have enrollment practices that could prevent immigrants from attending school.

No Point in Scaling Back Executive Action

Going big on administrative relief will galvanize immigrants' and Latinos' support of Obama's broader agenda.

No Point in Scaling Back Executive Action

by Patrick Young, Esq. on October 31, 2014  

Political advisors are trying to convince the president to scale back his executive action. But will that really stem any criticism from his opponents?

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Upcoming Events
November 23, 2014, 9:00AM - 3:00PM Free Immigration Legal Consultations and Screenings
November 24 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:30 PM FREE CARECEN Workshops Explaining Obama Executive Order
November 25 at 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 5:30 PM FREE CARECEN Workshops Explaining Obama Executive Order
November 26 at 10:00 AM, 12:00 AM FREE CARECEN Workshop Explaining Obama Executive Order
December 6, 2014, 2:00PM - 4:00PM Undocumented Power March

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