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Joselo Lucero, whose brother Marcelo was killed in a hate crime in Suffolk was among those who spoke Wednesday.

Long Island Groups Call for Federal Investigation of Killing of Immigrant in Suffolk

by Christian Bonawandt on July 31, 2014  

A 2010 killing of a Latino immigrant in Suffolk remains unsolved.


Long Islanders rallied in June to ask Pres. Obama to issue an Executive Order on immigration.

Pres. Obama Pressing Ahead With Immigration Executive Order

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 31, 2014  

Executive Order on immigration could help tens of thousands of Long Islanders.


Action in Westbury.

LI Immigrants Ask Obama for Bold Action on Immigration

by Christian Bonawandt on July 30, 2014  

Immigrants and allies on Long Island called on Obama to take speedy action to stem the tide of deportations carried out by his administration, and to protect due process for the children who have recently arrived from Central America.


Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario speaks to Jon Stewart about children fleeing violence in Central America.

VIDEO: U.S. Needs to Stand Up and Do the Right Thing

by Christian Bonawandt on July 29, 2014  

On The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Sonia Nazario insisted that the U.S. treat children fleeing violence in Central America the same way it treats refugees from other parts of the world.


Not everyone who waits in line for refugee applications will be accepted.

Obama Plan Not a Permanent Solution to Child Refugee Situation

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 29, 2014  

The plan to accept refugee applications in Honduras will likely slow the rate of children crossing the border, but only temporarily.


Credit: New York Times.

Obama Plan Would Grant Hondurans Refugee Status

by Christian Bonawandt on July 25, 2014  

A proposed plan would send representatives to Honduras to prescreen individuals for eligibility for refugee status.


David Lubell, executive director of Welcoming America speaks to the crowd at the first-ever White House National Convening on Immigrant and Refugee Integration.

White House and Welcoming America Affiliates Share Ideas for Immigrant Integration

by Hendel Leiva on July 25, 2014  

The event was also an opportunity for policymakers, faith leaders, advocates, and business leaders to share ideas on how to create more welcoming communities.


Since 2002, the Freeport Trailer has been a community within the community.

The Community at the End of the Block

by Christian Bonawandt on July 25, 2014  

The Freeport Trailer is more than a hiring site -- it's a community of workers dedicated to educating and boosting dignity for day laborers.


Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

What if it Were Your Child?

by Christian Bonawandt on July 23, 2014  

If you were a parent of a child fleeing violence in Central America, what would you want the U.S. to do?


Former International Immigrants Foundation head Ed Juarez will have to repay immigrants he hurt and stole from.

Fund to Offer Restitution to Victims of Fraudulent Immigration Group

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 22, 2014  

A $2.2 million fund has been set up to offer restitution to those victimized by the International Immigrant Foundation.

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