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Immigrants at the Siege of Petersburg 1864-1865

The second largest city in Virginia was under siege for ten months.

Immigrants at the Siege of Petersburg 1864-1865

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 4, 2014  

An Index to articles on the Siege of Petersburg 1864-1865.

What’s Really Causing Children to Flee Central America?

Part I in our series.

What’s Really Causing Children to Flee Central America?

by Christian Bonawandt on September 3, 2014  

Who are these children and why are they coming to the U.S. for protection?

Getting Ready for Executive Action: Obtaining a Certificate of Disposition

Be sure to obtain a Certificate of Disposition for each time that you were arrested or summoned to court.

Getting Ready for Executive Action: Obtaining a Certificate of Disposition

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 2, 2014  

If you want to apply for a work permit and have ever been arrested you’ll need to obtain a Certificate of Disposition for your case.

New Series Will Reveal Facts About Child Refugees and Long Island

Get the facts about Central American child refugees on Long Island.

New Series Will Reveal Facts About Child Refugees and Long Island

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on September 2, 2014  

This new series will help accurately inform Long Islanders on the root causes of this humanitarian crisis, including who these children are, what the U.S. is and is not doing for them, and what Long Islanders can do about it.

Special Election Ordered for Contested Hempstead School Board Seat

The election of Betty Cross (right) over Maribel Touré (left) has been invalidated. The two must run again.

Special Election Ordered for Contested Hempstead School Board Seat

by Christian Bonawandt on August 29, 2014  

Maribel Touré and Betty Cross will face off again in a special election ordered by the New York state education commissioner.

Suffolk County Police Show Some Progress in Treatment of Immigrants

Suffolk police officials have had a second meeting with advocates about work being done concerning the treatment of immigrants.

Suffolk County Police Show Some Progress in Treatment of Immigrants

by Patrick Young, Esq. on August 29, 2014  

There have been some important improvements at the Suffolk County Police Department since the start of the year, though more work is needed.

Thank You, Rep. Tim Bishop

Rep. Tim Bishop correctly told Newsday on Thursday that children fleeing violence in Central America were part of a humanitarian crisis.

Thank You, Rep. Tim Bishop

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on August 28, 2014  

Long Island Wins would like to commend Rep. Bishop, not only for using commonsense about Central American children on Long Island, but for taking the side of compassion, dignity, and due process.

Immigrants, Faith Leaders, Advocates Call for Compassion and Due Process for Immigrant Children

The children, many of whom may only be here for a short time, are being easily absorbed into the community.

Immigrants, Faith Leaders, Advocates Call for Compassion and Due Process for Immigrant Children

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on August 28, 2014  

Many communities across the country are already welcoming these children, and Long Island should be part of this trend.

What 2,000 Children Really Means to Long Island’s Communities

If not for the political hoopla surrounding these children their presence would scarcely be noticed.

What 2,000 Children Really Means to Long Island’s Communities

by Patrick Young, Esq. on August 28, 2014  

The number of child refugees on Long Island is minuscule compared to the 2.8 million total population.

A Time for Welcoming and Opportunity

It wasn't all hate at the Commack Community Association meeting last week.

A Time for Welcoming and Opportunity

by Hendel Leiva on August 27, 2014  

Despite vocal opposition to care for immigrant children in Commack, I saw glimpses of opportunity to build a welcoming community.

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