The Latest Info for Immigrants on What Parts of the Immigration System Are Shut...

Many immigrants are asking whether they have to go to immigration court during the shutdown and whether new immigration applications can be filed. The...

A Conversation With Heart Surgeon & DREAMer Dr. Harold Fernandez on January 23 in...

The Long Island Immigrant Student Advocates are hosting a discussion with Dr. Harold Fernandez, a prominent heart surgeon who began his life in the...

Attorney General Nominee William Barr Has Bad Record on Immigration

Most media coverage of William Barr’s hearing Tuesday for confirmation as Attorney General focused on how he anticipates handling the Trump/Russian collusion investigation. However,...
Obama's decision to prioritize the children's cases has thrown the immigration court into disarray.

Shutdown Has Already Led to 52,000 Immigration Court Deportation Hearings Being Cancelled

With an already large 800,000 case backlog, the "partial government shutdown" has been devastating for the immigration courts. The closing of most facilities has...

Court Blocks Citizenship Status Question in 2020 Census Questionnaire

A Federal court in New York issued an order this morning blocking a question about citizenship status from being included in the 2020 Census...

Nassau County Executive Curran Demands Removal of ICE Trailer from Jail

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has told ICE that it must vacate its trailer at the county jail in East Meadow by January 31....

TV Networks Just Gave Trump Ten Free Minutes to Vilify Immigrants and It Should...

The three TV networks just gave Donald Trump ten minutes of free air time to stigmatize immigrants. Trump did not announce any new immigration...

Long Island Lawyer Heading to Border to Help Central American Refugees

CARECEN attorney Siomara Umana is heading to the Southwest border this weekend to help refugee families stranded in Tijuana by Donald Trump’s...

How Team Trump Brought Down the Temporary Work Visa System on January 1

With all the immigration news focused on Donald Trump’s demand that the Federal government shut down unless he gets funding for a...

Stories For Liberation: Confession

{:en}"Confession" “Why are you sitting like that?” he asked with a shaky voice. “You’re making me feel nervous, like I did something wrong.” He let out a...

Polling Shows Immigration Helped Sway Latinx Voters

Over the years, the public opinion research firm LatinoDecisions has developed a reputation for accuracy in polling Latinx voters. In a LatinoDecisions poll taken...

ICE Arrests And Deportations Up Across The Board, Especially In NY

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is continuing its onslaught on immigrants, brandishing increased numbers of arrests and deportations in its recently published report...

Free LI Legal Defense Clinic Opens For Unaccompanied Minors And Separated Families

Last week, the Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) and the Immigrant Justice Corps opened a new center for the legal defense of unaccompanied children...

Stories For Liberation: No Hope Of A License

{:en}Stories For Liberation: No Hope Of A License By Gerson Sermeno I’m driving down the road, starting a brand new day, ready for school, not...

Judges Demand An End To Arrest Of Immigrants At Courthouses

One of the worst abuses of the Trump immigration roundup has been the sending of ICE agents to courts around the country to arrest...

Potential Disastrous Impact On Economy If Public Charge Rules Implemented

If President Trump’s changes to public charge rules take effect, there could be untold damage done to immigrant families that would contribute to the...