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How Long Island Is Welcoming the Children

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.

The Folly of Delaying Executive Action

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.

A Volcano in Virginia: The Battle of The Crater

Immigrants played a key role in designing, constructing, and detonating one of the most devastating weapons of the Civil War.

A Volcano in Virginia: The Battle of The Crater

by Patrick Young, Esq. on September 10, 2014  

A Latino engineer and a Welsh mine foreman teamed up to construct a tunnel that literally blew a hole in the Confederate defenses at Petersburg in July 1864.

Family Is a Key Driver for Child Refugees

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.

Hempstead Special Election Set for Oct. 28

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.

VIDEO: What is Executive Action?

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.

What Defines Immigrants and Refugees?

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.

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

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."

BREAKING: White House Says No Executive Action Until After Elections

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.

Obama to Act on Immigration ‘Soon’

Obama talks immigration in Wales.

Obama to Act on Immigration ‘Soon’

by Christian Bonawandt on September 5, 2014  

Although no specifics were given, Obama twice emphasized that he would act soon.

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