Etiqueta: CHILD REFUGEES

The Matter of S-E-G- and Child Refugees, Part I: The Facts

The children who have arrived in the United States from Central America are beginning to receive their court dates. Although they are refugees from...

Child Refugees Need Legal Help Now

Although the number of new arrivals of Central American refugee children coming to Long Island has declined in recent weeks, there are over 2,000...

Unity and Compassion the Focus of National Welcoming Week on Long...

Last week, Welcoming Long Island joined other Welcoming America partners and affiliates across the nation to celebrate National Welcoming Week 2014. More than 13,000...

Bipartisan Funding Bill Is the Right Response to Child Refugees

A bipartisan funding bill seeks to reimburse public schools for educating children from Central America who are seeking refuge on Long Island, according to...

How Long Island Is Welcoming the Children

This is Part IV of Long Island Wins’ new series to help provide Long Islanders with accurate information on this humanitarian crisis. Unaccompanied children fleeing...

Family Is a Key Driver for Child Refugees

This is Part III of Long Island Wins’ new series to help provide Long Islanders with accurate information on this humanitarian crisis. As we mentioned...

What Defines Immigrants and Refugees?

This is Part II of Long Island Wins’ new series to help provide Long Islanders with accurate information on this humanitarian crisis. In our first...

Children Have a Constitutional Right to an Education

I participated in a discussion yesterday at the New York Immigration Coalition about the need for schools to prepare to serve the educational needs...

What’s Really Causing Children to Flee Central America?

This is Part I of Long Island Wins’ new series to help provide Long Islanders with accurate information on this humanitarian crisis. To kick off...

New Series Will Reveal Facts About Child Refugees and Long Island

More than 60,000 children from Central America have crossed our southern border seeking refuge in the U.S. since October 2013. These children are being...

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