Etiqueta: CHILD REFUGEES

Hempstead Rejecting Immigrant Students

More than 30 immigrant school children, many of whom are among the newly arrived children from Central America, are being denied a constitutionally guaranteed...

The Immigration Conversation is Changing in Suffolk County

Tuesday’s events at the Suffolk County legislature were an illustration of the changing conversation about immigration on eastern Long Island. Nearly three dozen supporters...

More Bad News for Newly Arrived Children

Last week I wrote about a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), the administrative appeals court for immigration cases, that created a...

Coalition to Suffolk Legislators: Be Advocates for Newly Arrived Central American...

At a Suffolk County legislative meeting in Riverhead, more than 30 Long Island immigrants, advocates, and faith leaders rallied to ask the legislators to...

Child Refugees and the Problem of the Rocket Docket

The arrival of Central American children at the border provoked a political crisis in Washington. The children represent only a percentage of the undocumented...

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part IV)

Our fourth and final group of videos from Welcoming Long Island’s groundbreaking interfaith event, Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me. On Friday, Sept. 19, Welcoming...

The Matter of S-E-G- and Child Refugees, Part II: The Ruling

Last week I wrote about a leading case decided by the top immigration court, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), on the issue of...

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part III)

Here we present the third of a four part series of videos from Welcoming Long Island’s groundbreaking interfaith event, Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me,...

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part II)

We continue our coverage of Welcoming Long Island’s groundbreaking interfaith event, Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me. On Friday, Sept. 19, Welcoming Long Island partnered...

VIDEOS: Whoever Welcomes Children Welcomes Me (Part I)

On Friday, Sept. 19, Welcoming Long Island partnered with Long Island Jobs with Justice to bring together the largest collection of faith leaders on...

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