NEWS

Stories For Liberation: The Graduation

{:en}The Graduation Parents, children, and grandparents were all shuffling into their seats to prepare for what was to be one of the most important days...

Marcelo Lucero Remembered At 10 Year Anniversary Vigil

Last Thursday night, 250 Long Islanders gathered at Stony Brook University to remember Marcelo Lucero, who was killed  in Patchogue on November 8, 2008....

Suffolk and Nassau Law Enforcement Policy of Detaining Immigrants on ICE Warrants Ruled Illegal

The New York State Appellate Division Court issued a judgement today finding the holding of immigrants by local and state police on ICE detainers...

Inconsistent Police Practices On Long Island Endanger Immigrants

Despite a pending application for citizenship, an Ecuadorian father and husband living in Central Islip for 17 years has been detained by U.S. Immigration...

Stories For Liberation: Baby Girl

{:en}Baby Girl By Helen Dorado Alessi People use the word “overwhelming” all the time but this is a completely different type of overwhelming. Where, and how,...

Join Us For the Ten Year Anniversary Vigil at SUNY Stony Brook of Marcelo...

On November 8, 2008 a group of high school students attacked and killed Ecuadoran immigrant Marcelo Lucero in Suffolk County's worst incident of anti-immigrant...

Why Law Enforcement Fails to Stop White Nationalist Terrorism

This week’s New York Times Magazine had an in-depth report on the failure of national and local law enforcement to counter the rising tide...

Nassau Police Implement Interpretation Service In Vehicles

Language access is finally making some strides in Nassau County, as police have implemented “LanguageLine” interpretation services in their patrol vehicles to enhance community...

A Look at The Proud Boys’ Record of Anti-Semitism

With the slaughter at the synagogue in Pittsburgh by an anti-Semitic killer, the country’s attention has focused on the rising tide of deadly hatred...

Stories For Liberation: The Day I Met Fear

{:en}The Day I Met Fear By Gerson Sermeno On that day, everything seemed normal. I was playing around, my mom was at the river, and...

What If Trump Succeeds in Ending Birthright Citizenship?

President Trump says he will be issuing an executive order ending the granting of birthright citizenship to United States-born children of immigrants. I, and...

The Sainthood of Oscar Romero and the Central American Caravan

The canonization of murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero took place as several thousand desperate Central Americans were moving in a caravan north towards the...

Study: Pregnancy Complications Rise Amid Attacks on Immigrant Families

A jarring new study adds to the body of scientific literature that shows that immigrant mothers under attack by incendiary political rhetoric and policies...

The Pittsburgh Massacre Was an Act of Terrorism Against Jewish Ethical Imperatives

My mom and dad used to sit around the dinner table and talk with me as a boy about the hatred towards Jews that...

The Right Spares No Dime In Its Relentless Attack On Immigrant Families

For all of their fiscally conservative rhetoric, anti-immigrant hawks on the right have no issue spending billions of taxpayer dollars on increasingly ineffective and...

Free Citizenship Help from the Suffolk Bar and Nassau/Suffolk Law Services

Volunteer attorneys will help low-income immigrants with Legal Permanent Resident status obtain citizenship through the naturalization process in a series of clinics. The first...