Etiqueta: CHILD REFUGEES

Thousands Rally Around Long Island Against Family Separation

Rallies took place around Long Island on Saturday, June 30, in response to the Trump Administration's "Zero Tolerance" policy of separating immigrant parents from...

Trump Signs Executive Order Supposed to End Separation of Refugee Families...

President Trump just signed an executive order that children and parents detained at the border be jailed together. It is a sad state we...

Long Islanders Rally Against Splitting Up Families

Two rallies today showed support by Long Islanders for refugee families being forcibly separated by the Border Patrol at the order of Attorney General...

Trump Ends Humanitarian Program for Central American Children in Latest Attack...

The Trump administration ended another humanitarian program for children fleeing persecution. On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced it was ending humanitarian parole...

9th Circuit Says Homeland Security Not Respecting Rights of Detained Children

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that Unaccompanied Children held in detention by the Office of Refugee Resettlement are entitled to bond...

The Immigrant Experiences of Long Island Children

I was part of a panel at Eastern Suffolk BOCES discussing the Immigrant Experiences of many of our children on Long Island. The panel...

Report Details How Gangs’ Sexual Violence Drives Girls Out of Central...

A new report from the human rights organization KIND (Kids In Need of Defense) says that many girls fleeing Central America are leaving because...

Maureen Schad-Lawyer Making a Difference for Refugee Children

When refugee children began coming to Long Island in large numbers in 2014, attorney Maureen Schad provided the expertise that helped several local organizations...

Deputy Sec. of State Jorge Montalvo: Helping Make a Difference for...

Over the last several years New York State has helped lead the way in creating innovative programs to bring immigrants into the mainstream. One...

LA Times Editorial: Feds Must Provide Lawyers to Refugee Kids

The Los Angeles Times editorial board took a stand this week against continued deportations of Central American child refugees who have never been represented by...

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