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Here are Several Upcoming Immigration Events and Forums

Immigrants across Long Island are desperately afraid of what might happen to their families if President Trump’s ICE raids are intensified. Organizations have been...

More Hispanics Seeking Office on Long Island

The following article originally published in Noticia LI, translated and republished by Voices of NY. The village of Freeport has a population of 43,713 according...

Immigrants realize the importance of voting in Local Elections

As we get close to local general elections on Tuesday, November 3, immigrant community members on Long Island are beginning to realize the importance...

Two-Part Video Series Examines the Newly Arrived Central American Children on...

News 12 Long Island recently aired a two-part series about the newly arrived children who have resettled with family on Long Island after fleeing...

A.G. Secures Agreement from Hempstead to Eliminate Barriers to Immigrant Enrollment

On Tuesday, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an agreement with the Hempstead Union Free School District to change illegal enrollment...

Community ‘Appalled,’ Wants Action on Hempstead ‘Wait List’

Advocates and members of the community gathered in Hempstead on Friday for a rally against what they are calling the school district’s willful violation...

Advocates Demand DA Launch New Hempstead Investigation

Hempstead school officials named in a recent audit that revealed unsound fiscal and administrative practices should be investigated by Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas,...

New State Rules Will Ease School Enrollment for Immigrant Children

Parents and guardians of immigrant children will find it easier to enroll their children in school under new rules proposed Monday by the New...

Touré Beats Cross with Record Turnout for Special Election

Maribel Touré will finally take her seat on the Hempstead School Board after defeating opponent Betty Cross in a victory that saw her earn...

Hempstead Students Finally Begin Classes—But Where Will They Sit?

Students in Hempstead who have not seen the inside of a classroom since the school year started on Sept. 3 have finally begun receiving...

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