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As We Reach the Turning Point, New Ways Forward for Long Island

Each breakout session developed three or more action steps which will be included in a post-summit strategy. Photo courtesy Hofstra University.

As We Reach the Turning Point, New Ways Forward for Long Island

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on March 4, 2015  

Our summit on immigration last week kicked off a new page in the story of immigration on Long Island.

If Homeland Security Had Been Defunded

An estimated 7,000 out of 59,000 Border Patrol agents would have been sent home.

If Homeland Security Had Been Defunded

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 4, 2015  

What would it have looked like?

A.G. Secures Agreement from Hempstead to Eliminate Barriers to Immigrant Enrollment

Community groups at a rally in November. The school has been plagued with controversy regarding immigrant enrollment barriers since October 2014.

A.G. Secures Agreement from Hempstead to Eliminate Barriers to Immigrant Enrollment

by Christian Bonawandt on March 4, 2015  

The district has agreed to be monitored by the state until 2018.

GAO Report Sheds New Light on Newly Arrived Children from Central America

A new report reinforces what experts have been saying from the beginning about the reasons the children have come the U.S.

GAO Report Sheds New Light on Newly Arrived Children from Central America

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 3, 2015  

The GAO conducted interviews with U.S. government officials to find out what they thought was behind the increase in migration.

One Week Left for Salvadorans to Renew Protected Status

This program has been hugely beneficial to Salvadorans and their families, as well as to the people who rely on them as employees.

One Week Left for Salvadorans to Renew Protected Status

by Patrick Young, Esq. on March 2, 2015  

The last day for Salvadorans to file their renewals is March 9, 2015.

Summit on Immigration: Long Islanders Can’t—and Won’t—Wait for Washington

Jorge Montalvo (right), director of New York State Office for New Americans talked about how the state is moving forward on pro-immigrant legislation.

Summit on Immigration: Long Islanders Can’t—and Won’t—Wait for Washington

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 27, 2015  

The attendees agreed that there is so much work to be done that waiting for the “leaders” to lead is not an option.

Now More than Ever Long Island Needs a Summit on Immigration

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Now More than Ever Long Island Needs a Summit on Immigration

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on February 25, 2015  

Long Island has much to gain from the implementation of administrative relief.

German General Weitzel and His African Canadians at Petersburg

Black troops in the trenches at Petersburg in 1864.

German General Weitzel and His African Canadians at Petersburg

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 24, 2015  

A young German immigrant would have to conquer his own prejudices to lead black Union troops during the last year of the Civil War.

The Immigrants’ Civil War: War in the Eastern Theater

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 20, 2015  

Index of The Immigrants' Civil War articles on the Civil War in the East.

Immigrants, Race, and Emancipation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 20, 2015  

The Immigrants' Civil War looks at immigrant racial attitudes and reactions to slavery and Emancipation.

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