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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.

Study: Immigrants Are a Boon on U.S. Health Care Costs

Immigrant contributions to Medicare have kept the program afloat.

Study: Immigrants Are a Boon on U.S. Health Care Costs

by Michael Lewis on August 26, 2014  

Documented and undocumented immigrants alike have prolonged the solvency of Medicare trust funds and helped subsidize Social Security.

Deported Children Murdered in Honduras

The kids are not alright.

Deported Children Murdered in Honduras

by Patrick Young, Esq. on August 26, 2014  

As many as one-in-five children killed in the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula since February were recent deportees from the United States.

Resources for Immigrant Families Facing Barriers to School Enrollment

Baldwin is one of several school districts subject to controversy over immigrant child enrollment.

Resources for Immigrant Families Facing Barriers to School Enrollment

by Christian Bonawandt on August 25, 2014  

Nassau and Suffolk residents who feel they are victim to such action by their school district may find the following resources helpful.

Getting Ready for Executive Action: Update Your Passport

Is your passport ready?

Getting Ready for Executive Action: Update Your Passport

by Patrick Young, Esq. on August 25, 2014  

Getting or updating your passport is the first step undocumented immigrants can take to prepare for President Obama’s executive order.

Suffolk County Police Language Access Plan Now Available

El departamento de policía del condado de Suffolk han publicado los detalles sobre el Plan De Acceso De Idiomas Para Dominio Limitado del Ingles en Espanol.

Suffolk County Police Language Access Plan Now Available

by Christian Bonawandt on August 21, 2014  

Suffolk County officials have released complete details on the Suffolk County Police Department's language access plan in Spanish.

Immigrant Children Face Barriers to Enrollment in Long Island Schools

Baldwin is one of several school districts subject to controversy over immigrant child enrollment.

Immigrant Children Face Barriers to Enrollment in Long Island Schools

by Liza N. Burby on August 21, 2014  

While schools do legitimately need to worry about whether a student is a resident of the district, there are numerous cases of paperwork barring immigrant children from enrolling.

Misinformation Fueling Fears in Commack

Commack residents worried that opening a center to help children fleeing violence in Central America would ruin their town.

Misinformation Fueling Fears in Commack

by Christian Bonawandt on August 20, 2014  

Residents begged Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Commack to consider any proposal that does not involve helping immigrant children.

Scoring a Goal for Peace

Teams who participated in the sixth annual Play for Peace tournament in Patchogue.

Scoring a Goal for Peace

by Hendel Leiva on August 19, 2014  

The sixth annual Play for Peace tournament proved just how much the event has become an integral part of the community -- and how much the community has come together since 2008.

Advocates Demand Action from Mangano on Language Access

Advocates Demand Action from Mangano on Language Access

by Christian Bonawandt on August 19, 2014  

“We have not been consulted, we have not received responses to our concerns… and we have not seen any progress at all."

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