President Trump and Attorney General Sessions Try to Bully “Sanctuary Cities”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened local law enforcement agencies around the country with the loss of funding needed to protect their communities unless they...

Proposed legislation jeopardizes relationship between immigrants and local law enforcement

Immigration advocates statewide, but especially on Long Island, are expressing deep concerns about a NYS bill aimed to prohibit law enforcement agencies to limit...

Daniel Altschuler on Suffolk County Police and ICE Holds

The month of October brought great news. The Suffolk County police announced they would cease honoring holds for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). To...
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Suffolk County Breaks ICE’s Hold, Stops Honoring Immigration Detainer

Long Islanders today congratulated Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco for his decision to end his department’s, which oversees Suffolk Correctional Facilities, cooperation with Federal...

Ted Hesson’s Numbers that Tell the Story of Obama and Immigration

Our former editor Ted Hesson has an interesting take on the numbers that tell part of the story of immigration in the Obama years....
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Long Island Police Turn More Immigrants in to ICE than Most of NY

Newsday reports that Long Island police turned more immigrants over to ICE than cops from any other region in the state during the first...
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Across the Country, Opposition to Secure Communities Continues To Grow

 The drumbeat of criticism about the Obama administration’s so-called “Secure Communities” program continues, as more cities and states push back against its dragnet approach...
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Secure Communities—Another Version of SB 1070? [VIDEO]

On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down several parts of Arizona’s “show me your papers” law, SB 1070, but let stand one of the...