Written June 13, 2013 by Mike Clifford, Public News Service - NY $curr_month="June2013"; ?>
NEW YORK CITY - Just one day after the United States Senate took a critical vote to keep the immigration reform debate moving forward, a new poll has found overwhelming local support for a comprehensive overhaul. The new poll leaves little doubt on Long Island: It found that four out of five voters want to see a comprehensive reform plan passed that includes a path to citizenship.
Posted June 13, 2013 by Kevin Fung $curr_month="June2013"; ?>
A new poll found eight out of 10 Long Islanders support immigration reform.
The poll was commissioned by several Long Island groups that advocate on behalf of immigrants.
The plan being debated in the Senate would strengthen border security and revise guidelines for immigration. It would also require employers to verify worker status using an online computer verification system. The...
Written March 11, 2013 by VÍCTOR MANUEL RAMOS, Newsday $curr_month="March2013"; ?>
Immigrants are essential to Long Island's economy because of the jobs they fill and the vibrancy they bring to communities, business leaders and advocates said at a Patchogue church Monday during a panel discussion on the contentious issue.
Written August 16, 2012 by David Ramirez, The Huffington Post $curr_month="August2012"; ?>
Con sus rostros jubilosos y los ojos brillantes de alegría, decenas de jóvenes, muchos acompañados por sus padres, colmaron la dependencias del Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS) en el primer día de la llamada acción diferida, que permitirá a los jóvenes que cumplan los requisitos obtener una protección temporal contra la deportación y permisos de trabajo renovables cada dos años.
Written August 16, 2012 by Víctor Manuel Ramos, Newsday $curr_month="August2012"; ?>
Elmont resident Wendolyne Sabrozo spent the past few weeks going over old travel documents, school records, even bank deposits from babysitting jobs to prove what she already believes: She belongs in the United States.