Etiqueta: CHILD REFUGEES

Thank You, Rep. Tim Bishop

In a Newsday article on Thursday, Rep. Tim Bishop spoke out on behalf of immigrant children from Central America seeking refuge in the U.S....

Immigrants, Faith Leaders, Advocates Call for Compassion and Due Process for...

In response to the Newsday report that more than 2,000 Central American children have recently have settled on Long Island, immigrants, faith leaders, and...

What 2,000 Children Really Means to Long Island’s Communities

The new numbers from the Office of Refugee Resettlement yesterday on the so-called unaccompanied children led to concern and confusion about the 10- and...

A Time for Welcoming and Opportunity

The scene was all too familiar. That’s all I could think of as I sat in the meeting on August 19 at the Smithtown...

Deported Children Murdered in Honduras

A new report from the Los Angeles Times says that as many as one-in-five children killed in the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula...

Misinformation Fueling Fears in Commack

At a community forum at the Commack branch of the Smithtown Public Library on Tuesday night, local residents expressed a variety of grievances with...

LI Immigrants Ask Obama for Bold Action on Immigration

At a rally in Westbury Tuesday night, dozens of immigrant families and advocates called on President Barack Obama to use his executive authority to...

VIDEO: U.S. Needs to Stand Up and Do the Right Thing

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario was on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart recently to talk about child refugees fleeing violence in Central America....

Obama Plan Not a Permanent Solution to Child Refugee Situation

The White House plans to create a structure for processing children fleeing gang violence in Central America at U.S. State Department facilities in Honduras....

Obama Plan Would Grant Hondurans Refugee Status

A New York Times article reveals that President Barack Obama is considering a plan to prescreen Hondurans in their own country and potentially offer...

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