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Erie County Lawsuit to Block Green Light Implementation Is Dismissed

Erie County's case against the Green Light law has been dismissed in federal court, on the basis of standing. While there are two other...

Hundreds Rally in Shadow of Statue of Liberty for DACA & DREAMers

Nearly five hundred immigrant rights supporters rallied at Battery Park in Manhattan in sight of the Statue of Liberty to call for continued legal...

NY Immigration Coalition Long Island Steering Committee Convenes for First Time

The New York Immigration Coalition has been active on Long Island for a quarter of a century, but, until this year, it never had...

What’s Is Going on With Green Light?

A question I have been asked a lot lately is "What is going on with Green Light Driver's Licenses for immigrants?" Actually quite a...

New Homeland Security Public Charge Rule Language Released

The Department of Homeland Security released the language for the new public charge rule governing eligibility of immigrants for legal permanent resident status. The...

Three Dozen LI Organizations Come Together to Help Set NY Immigration Coalition Agenda

Nearly forty representatives from organizations around Long Island met to help set the New York Immigration Coalition's 2020 State Agenda. The groups assembled at...
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Who Can Apply for College Finacial Aid Under the New York DREAM Act

After a decade of lobbying by Long Island groups like LIISA, Sepa Mujer, and CARECEN, and statewide advocacy by the New York Immigration Coalition,...

Update on Trump’s “Very Successful” ICE Raids: Most Failed!

Yesterday, Donald Trump boasted about the success of the ICE raids he promised would take place on Sunday. Trump told reporters that, “Many, many...

Riverhead Vigil Draws 250 to Protest Mass Detentions of Refugee Families

Riverhead was the scene Friday of a vigil protesting the mass detention of refugees at the Southwestern border. One of five Lights for Liberty...

Protesters Demand Amazon End Development of Facial Recognition Technology for ICE

Protesters massed outside of Jeff Bezos's home on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to denounce a secret deal between Amazon and ICE for facial recognition...