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White House’s Mulvaney Says U.S. “Desperate” for Immigrants

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney confessed that the United States is "desperate" for new immigrants, even as the Trump administration has...

ICE Circus Travels to Upstate New York to Try to Bully State Into Dropping...

Matthew T. Albence, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), showed up in Troy across the river from Albany to fulfill...

I Was a Dreamer by Marcela Contreras

{:en}I Was a Dreamer By Marcela Contreras I was fifteen when I decided I knew what trust meant. This was to be considered revolutionary for me...

Stories for Liberation: They Take Them Away

{:en}They Take Them Away by Catalina Benavides My Barbie doll lived in such a perfect world. She had all the shoes and clothes she could ever...

Census 101 Training for Long islanders

The LI Health and Welfare Council is holding a training open to folks from non-profits and community and religious organizations on how your group...

New York Immigration Coalition Unveils Its 2020 Campaigns at Member Congress

On Tuesday and Wednesday one hundred and thirty members of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) met in Albany to begin work on the...

Cuomo Calls for New Language Access Law

In a report on Gov. Cuomo's priorities released in conjunction with his State of the State speech last week, the governor comes out in...

Advocacy Works! DMV Adds Staff and Additional Hours in Response to Green Light

The first two weeks of the new Green Light program were a bit hairy. Many local Department of Motor Vehicle offices reported that lines...

Thousands March in Mineola Against Anti-Semitism

Several thousand Long Islanders marched in Mineola today opposing the recent rash of Anti-Semitic attacks in the Tri-State area. When I stood in the...

Second Circuit Denies Trump Motion to Allow New Public Charge Rule to Go Into...

Last August the Trump administration announced a new "Public Charge" rule that would have made it harder for people receiving food stamps and a...

When Jared Kushner’s Family Violated the Immigration Laws to Enter the United States

The New Yorker has an excerpt from a new book on the Kushner family that includes some intriguing information on how Jared Kushner's family...

Homeland Security Publishes Guidance for Liberians Applying for New Legalization Program

Homeland Security (DHS) has begun accepting applications for the new Liberian Refugee Immigration Fairness program. This program is expected to help 4,000 Liberians apply...

Homeland Security Begins Accepting Applications for Liberian Legalization

Last week the Department of Homeland Security began accepting applications for a new program expected to allow 4,000 Liberans to become Lawful Permanent Residents...

Beware of Scams Connected to Green Light

Today is the first day of Green Light implementation and several Department of Motor Vehicle Offices have seen an increase in people applying for...

Hotline for Immigrants With Questions About Applying for Driver’s Licenses Under New Green Light...

The New York State Office for New Americans (ONA) Hotline is now answering questions from immigrants about the new Green Light Law. The law,...

Green Light Coalition Hails the Start of Driver’s Licenses for Immigrants Next Monday

With the start of the implementation of the Green Light Law allowing immigrants to apply for New York Driver's Licenses on the same basis...