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Credit: Office of the County Executive.

Suffolk County Executive: Welcoming Immigrants Is a ‘Fundamental American Obligation’

by Christian Bonawandt on September 18, 2014  

County Executive Steve Bellone welcomed newly naturalized citizens as part of the third annual National Welcoming Week.

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A victory for Suffolk County immigrants.

BREAKING NEWS: Suffolk County Breaks ICE’s Hold, Stops Honoring Immigration Detainer

by Christian Bonawandt on September 17, 2014  

Immigrant community members and advocates applauded Sheriff Vincent DeMarco for his leadership on this issue.

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Part IV of our series on child refugees on Long Island.

How Long Island Is Welcoming the Children

by Christian Bonawandt on September 15, 2014  

Many faith-based groups on Long Island are taking the lead in welcoming and caring for the children.

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There's always another election.

The Folly of Delaying Executive Action

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 12, 2014  

While some see the delay as beneficial to some contested Democrats, it may do just as much damage to others.

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The role family plays in their decision to come to the U.S.

Family Is a Key Driver for Child Refugees

by Christian Bonawandt on September 10, 2014  

Many children are reuniting with parents who live and work in the U.S. This is especially true here on Long Island.

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Betty Cross has not decided if she will run again.

Hempstead Special Election Set for Oct. 28

by Christian Bonawandt on September 9, 2014  

The election will be held at Alverta B. Gray Schultz Middle School from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 28. Candidates have until Sept. 29 to register.

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Prof. Hiroshi Motomura explains executive action.

VIDEO: What is Executive Action?

by Christian Bonawandt on September 9, 2014  

A succinct explanation of executive action that anyone can understand.

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Long Island has a long history of welcoming refugees.

What Defines Immigrants and Refugees?

by Christian Bonawandt on September 8, 2014  

In Part II of our series, we will look at what differentiates an immigrant from a refugee.

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Long Island advocates are upset at the latest news regarding executive action.

Long Island Immigrants and Advocates React to News of Pres. Obama Immigration Action Delay

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on September 6, 2014  

"We are bitterly disappointed that the President is delaying administrative relief for the 11 million people who are victims of our broken immigration system."

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Backpedaling again.

BREAKING: White House Says No Executive Action Until After Elections

by Christian Bonawandt on September 6, 2014  

Obama will act on immigration -- eventually.

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