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Senate Votes to Deny Newly Arrived Children Court Hearings

Children fleeing gang violence will no longer even so much as have a hearing.

Senate Votes to Deny Newly Arrived Children Court Hearings

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 27, 2015  

Conservatives are pushing to repeal anti-human trafficking laws that protect children fleeing forced prostitution and gang violence.

Summit Action Steps from the Education Breakout Session

The education session examined the opportunities and challenges faced by many school districts in meeting the needs of Long Island’s immigrant children.

Summit Action Steps from the Education Breakout Session

by Christian Bonawandt on March 26, 2015  

The education session was among the liveliest and most well attended sessions at the summit. Here are the action steps developed by the workgroup.

Conference on Administrative Relief Examines How to Move Forward Despite Injunction

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Conference on Administrative Relief Examines How to Move Forward Despite Injunction

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 26, 2015  

Although administrative relief is on hold, there is still a lot that can be done for the undocumented.

Long Island Muslim Leader Seeks Interfaith Peace in Letter to Pope

The Islamic Association of Long Island in Selden is the oldest mosque on Long Island.

Long Island Muslim Leader Seeks Interfaith Peace in Letter to Pope

by Christian Bonawandt on March 25, 2015  

Dr. Yousuf U. Syed of the Islamic Association of Long Island in Selden sent a letter to the Pope in response to a request by the pontiff that Muslims denounce terrorism.

Cuomo, Pass the NY DREAM Act!

The Long Island DREAM Act Coalition held a press conference to urge Governor Cuomo to keep his word and finally pass the NY DREAM Act after a four-year fight and stop denying undocumented students financial aid.

Cuomo, Pass the NY DREAM Act!

by Laura Lemus on March 24, 2015  

Students, advocates, teachers, allies, and parents are concerned about whether the NY DREAM Act is in jeopardy of being excluded from the final New York State budget.

Long Island Wins to Host a Screening and Panel on ‘Documented’ at SUNY Stony Brook

Vargas’s story reminds us that those who reside in the U.S. without documentation are more like us than we realize.

Long Island Wins to Host a Screening and Panel on ‘Documented’ at SUNY Stony Brook

by Hendel Leiva on March 23, 2015  

"Documented" tells the story of Jose Antonio Vargas, who, like the estimated 100,000 undocumented immigrants living on Long Island, is American in every way except on paper.

Job Opening: Long Island Civic Engagement Table Organizer

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Job Opening: Long Island Civic Engagement Table Organizer

by Christian Bonawandt on March 20, 2015  

LICET is seeking a passionate and energetic full-time organizer to lead its work in Suffolk County.

Betsey Plum on the Importance of IDNYC to New Yorkers

Although Plum encourages undocumented residents to apply, she also emphasized that this program is not just for undocumented immigrants.

Betsey Plum on the Importance of IDNYC to New Yorkers

by Laura Lemus on March 20, 2015  

The cards are important because they allow residents, regardless of status, to enter public NYC buildings, enter public schools, and open bank accounts.

Richmond Burning: The German Immigrant and Black Troops Who Saved the City

Confederate soldiers started the conflagration that threatened to destroy Richmond.

Richmond Burning: The German Immigrant and Black Troops Who Saved the City

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 19, 2015  

An army corps made up almost entirely of African Americans put out the fires that nearly destroyed the Confederate capital.

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March 27, 2015, 8:30AM - 11:30AM Young Latinas: Girls at Risk / Latinas Jovenes: Adolescentes en Riesgo
March 27, 2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM Screening of: DOCUMENTED
March 29, 2015 64th Annual Israel Folk Dance Festival
March 31, 2015, 6:00PM - 8:00PM Free DAPA/DACA Workshop
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