Rally for Immigration Reform


Every year, the first day of May has traditionally been the day for immigration rallies across the country.

This year, with immigration reform on the horizon, there are more than 100 rallies planned around the country. Long Island’s own rally will take place in Freeport.

When: May 1st, 4:00pm
Where: In front of the train station in Freeport, NY. March to The Village Hall, 46 N. Ocean Ave.

This rally is sponsored by Long Island Immigrant Alliance, 32BJ, La Fuente, Make the Road New York, Long Island Civic Engagement Table, Long Island Federation of Labor, Long Island Jobs with Justice, CARECEN, Unity Housecleaners, and the Freeport Trailer.

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Patrick Young blogs daily for Long Island Wins. He is the Downstate Advocacy Director of the New York Immigration Coalition and Special Professor of Immigration Law at Hofstra School of Law. He served as the Director of Legal Services and Program at Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) for three decades before retiring in 2019. Pat is also a student of immigration history and the author of The Immigrants' Civil War.