Tag: CARECEN

Professor Theo Liebmann helped organize legal defense for Central American children...

Hofstra Professor Theo Liebmann stepped in to help organize legal defense from the first moments of last year’s child refugee crisis. Professor Liebman is...

The Long Island Wins Radio Show: State program helps permanent residents...

In this program, we interview Elise Damas, coordinator for Pathway to Citizenship Long Island at CARECEN, a New York State program that provides loans...

Pathway to Citizenship Long Island, a program that helps people to...

If you are thinking about applying for citizenship and you don’t have the means but live on Long Island, a new State program could...

Activities on Long Island to commemorate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

In celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, various civil activities have been scheduled in Long Island to emphasize both of these themes. This Thursday...

Reflections on the First Week of Executive Action

I watched President Barack Obama make the announcement of his administrative relief program last Thursday during CARECEN’s 31st Anniversary Dinner. One hundred and eight-five...

Child Refugees Need Legal Help Now

Although the number of new arrivals of Central American refugee children coming to Long Island has declined in recent weeks, there are over 2,000...

Volunteers Help Legal Residents Apply for Citizenship in Westbury

The Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN) is a non-profit providing legal services for immigrants on Long Island. CARECEN is allied but not affiliated with...

Understanding the Legal Options of Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

The arrival of thousands of children from Central America has been generating a lot of media commentary on what is often described as a...

Pathways Program A Remarkable Step Forward for Long Island

On Tuesday I addressed a room filled with people who had come to hear about a new program to help permanent residents apply for...

Pathway to Citizenship Now Open to Long Islanders

At a conference at Kennedy Memorial Park in Hempstead, a coalition of New York state government and local groups kicked off a program earlier...

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