LONG ISLAND

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...

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...

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...

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...

Community Leader Profile: Margarita Grassing — From Refugee to Latinx Leader

At 18 years old, Margarita Grassing left Cuba to make the journey toward the United States. “My mother and father were not allowed to leave...