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Julio and his older son Julio Jr.

Immigrant father on Long Island detained by ICE leaves helpless family behind

by Luis M. Mostacero on February 5, 2016  

An immigrant family on Long Island is living their worst nightmare. A father of three children, including a newborn, was arrested by ICE as he was leaving his home to go to work.


Advocates call for an open search for Suffolk County Police Commissioner

by Long Island Wins on February 4, 2016  

Today, advocates testified before the Suffolk County Public Safety Committee calling for an open and transparent search for the new Suffolk County Police Commissioner.


Sandhya Dirks for NPR.

The Iowa Caucuses and the problem of the immigrant voter

by Patrick Young, Esq. on February 3, 2016  

The Iowa caucus usually determines who the candidates with a serious chance to win the presidency are. The problem with Iowa is that it is a state with a tiny electorate of people of color.


Most Central American refugees are mothers and children who flee their country hoping to find safety in the U.S.

The U.S. needs better policies to help Central American refugees

by Luis M. Mostacero on February 2, 2016  

The United States government needs to better address the root causes that makes millions of Central American families cross the southern border to the U.S. every year looking for a better life and opportunities


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People confused ICE with “Homeland Seacurity,” a private company that provides security to marina

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 26, 2016  

There is a company in Montauk called "Homeland Seacurity" that does boat security for marinas. Their vehicle looks like a police van. They are not ICE, just private boatyard guards.



Anxiety in Latino children of immigrants resulting from ICE raids

by Long Island Wins on January 22, 2016  

Long Island Wins is running a two part series on anxiety in immigrant children and children of immigrants as a response to recent threats of ICE raids and other anxieties these children might be experiencing.


Supreme Court decision on executive action could have broad impact

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 21, 2016  

We expect a victory for immigrants in the Court, but there is always the possibility that the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the State of Texas, risking existing programs such as DACA 2012.


There are 915,000 people eligible to Naturalize in New York State.

100,849 people would be eligible to naturalize on Long Island

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 20, 2016  

New statistics from the Center for Migration Studies show the potential for large growth in number of immigrant voters.


The Supreme Court will decide the legality of these immigration programs.

Legal issues that the Supreme Court will consider when deciding the future of DAPA and DACA+

by Patrick Young, Esq. on January 19, 2016  

The Supreme Court’s decision to hear the case challenging President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration, U.S. v. Texas, sets in place a series of upcoming legal events.


The Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of DAPA and DACA extended

by Long Island Wins on January 19, 2016  

The Supreme Court of the United States will decide the legality of President Obama’s immigration programs, which would protect about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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