NEWS

Congressman Tom Suozzi Supports DACAs; Urges Congress To Pass DREAM Act

Congressman Tom Suozzi supported and gathered together three Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients today at a press conference at his Huntington district...

Trump Issues Yet Another Muslim Ban

Donald Trump has issued the third version of his Muslim Travel Ban. This one tries to pull the wool over the eyes of the...

With Last Day Looming, Turnout For DACA Renewal Help Below Expectations

With the deadline for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals fast approaching, immigrant legal services organizations around New York State report surprisingly low...

Police Fall Behind In Transparency, NYCLU Report Says

Police departments in Long Island--and other major departments throughout the state--are falling short of transparency standards designed to keep police accountable, as shown by...

Cuomo Executive Order Prohibits State Police From Most ICE Enforcement

On Friday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued Executive Order 170 prohibiting state agencies and officers from inquiring about or disclosing an individual's immigration status...

New Yorkers Rally To Protect TPS At The UN

New Yorkers, including 25 from Long Island, rallied at the United Nations on Monday to defend Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which has helped thousands...

Bill Targeting Vulnerable Immigrants Will Miss The Mark In Combating Gangs

The Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, apparently aimed at combating gangs, would alarmingly expand the federal government's powers to the point of vast...

Q&A: The Last Days Of DACA Renewals

Over the last two weeks, I have spoken at a number of meetings with young immigrants who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)...

DACA Deal May Push Forward Solution For Dreamers

In the midst of uncertainty over whether Congress would actually move toward a legislative solution to the vacuum left behind after the rescinding of...
DREAMers can now renew their DACA applications.

October 5 Deadline for DACA Renewals: Free Services on Long Island

While the DACA program will not end until March 5, 2018, there is only a short time left for those with DACA who need...

Shadowy Group ‘Secured Borders’ Smears Immigrants

Over the last two years, there has been a flood of anti-immigrant messaging on social media. If you don’t have a lot of conservative...

DACA Students Share Stories, SUNY Old Westbury Stands In Solidarity

SUNY Old Westbury faculty, administration, and students who have been granted temporary relief from deportation by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) stood up...

Bannon Interview Exposes White Nationalist Agenda for Immigrants

Steve Bannon’s much-talked-about interview with Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes last Sunday included a lot of discussion of immigration. Bannon has been the avatar...

Hundreds March To Push State To Help Defend DACA

About 230 demonstrators marched on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s regional office in Hicksville on Saturday to protest the end of the lifeline program Deferred Action...

Many Young People With DACA Will Lose Status Beginning on October 6, 2017

One of the myths of Donald Trump’s decision to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is that no one will be hurt until...

The Facts On Trump’s Cruel Decision To End DACA

What does the rescinding of DACA mean? First of all, no new applications will be accepted as of yesterday, Sept. 5. However, existing DACA holders...