Tag: DACA

Success Comes At Young Age For One Honduran Immigrant

This is our Executive Director, Maryann Sinclair Slutsky’s latest monthly column in the Anton newspapers. When Nelson Melgar turned 13, his family made the difficult...

Daniel Ramirez Medina: I’m a ‘dreamer,’ but immigration agents detained me...

The following article was written by Daniel Ramirez Medina, a DREAMer who is currently being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This article was...

Immigrants and Allies Rally in Support of DACA Outside Rep. Peter...

Nearly 100 immigrants and advocates rallied outside of Congressman Peter King's office in Massapequa Park on February 24th. Organized by Long Island Wins, Long...

Suffolk County Human Rights Commission Hears Stories from DACA Recipients

The Suffolk County Human Rights Commission opened up their monthly meeting on February 22nd to hear and record testimony from several recipients of Deferred...

DACA Recipient Unjustly Arrested by ICE in Seattle

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina in Seattle, Washington on February 10. Ramirez is a two-time recipient of the Deferred Action...

Proposed Executive Order Ending DACA Leaked to Press

Last week, a proposed executive order ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program leaked to the press. President Trump said subsequently that...

Long Island Immigrants Brace for the New Administration’s Policies

Donald J. Trump is the President of the United States, and of all the people living in this country who have cause for concern...

Chief of Staff Priebus Discusses The End of DACA

The new Trump administration offered confusing messages about immigration in its first few days in office. The Inaugural Address took a harsh tone on...

Trump Discusses Potential Relief for DACA Recipients

With only two days to go before he takes office, President-elect Donald Trump is still vague about what the fate of the three-quarters of...

BRIDGE Act Would Preserve the Protections of DACA

President-elect Trump has repeatedly vowed to revoke President Obama's executive orders including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham...

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