NEWS

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...

Sin esperanza de una licencia

{: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...

Hofstra’s President Creates A Safe Haven For Immigrant Students

Stuart Rabinowitz, president of Hofstra University and the former dean of Hofstra Law School, has spoken out repeatedly against the recent compromising of legal...

Community Leader Profile: Gabriela Castillo – Elevating Immigrant Power

Gabriela Castillo immigrated to the United States from El Salvador when she was just 5 years old. Her native country was embroiled in a...

Help Represent Long Island In Statewide Immigrant Advocacy at the NYIC’s Member Congress

Help Represent Long Island In Statewide Immigrant Advocacy at the NYIC’s Member Congress The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is calling on Long Island to...

UPDATE: Flawed Implementation Of Ruling Preventing Local PD From Detaining Immigrants For ICE

Three weeks after the New York State Appellate Court for the Second Division issued a ruling against Suffolk County’s policy of holding immigrants on...

Post-Midterm Development: A Potential ‘Green Light’ To Driver’s Licenses For All

Since the New York State legislature flipped this past midterm, the time is ripe to expand the access of driver’s licenses for all —...

¿Puedo comenzar de nuevo?

{:en}Can I start again? These are the words of a very wise girl at Westbury High School. She is one of dozens of newcomer...

One Week Left To Comment – It’s Time To Speak Out Against Proposed Changes...

There is less than one week left to comment on proposed changes to “public charge” rules that risk burdening immigrant families with the choice...

Community Leader Profile: Martha Maffei — Empowering Latinas On Long Island

When Martha Maffei, SEPA Mujer’s current executive director, first arrived in the United States on May 14, 2004, she originally planned to return to...

Op-ed: A Parallel Approach To Immigration Reform Legislation

While we continue to push for comprehensive immigration reform for a severely broken system, it’s time to work in parallel to pass more targeted...

FBI Considers ‘Proud Boys’ A White Nationalism Extremist Group

When the Metropolitan Republican Club in Manhattan hosted the anti-Semitic founder of the violent alt-right group known as the “Proud Boys” in October, a...

Migrants Tear-gassed As They Try To Seek Refuge In U.S.

The Trump administration remains hellbent on preventing migrants from seeking refuge from treacherous conditions in their homelands, as it ratchets up the cruelty at...

Long Island Episcopal Bishop To Travel To U.S.-Mexico Border to Help “Caravan” Migrants

The bishop of Long Island’s Episcopal Diocese plans to travel to Tijuana, Mexico, to help the “caravan” of Central American migrants who aim to...