Post Tagged with: "immigration law"

Two members of the community offer their testimony about the fear endured by immigrants at a late September public hearing in the Town of Southampton. (Photo by Maria Piedrabuena via Riverhead Local)

On LI, Urging Limits on Police Collaboration with ICE

Immigration, Latino, Long Island October 4, 2018 at 5:18 pm

Some 100 East End residents and pro-immigrant activists filled Southampton Town Hall to urge the Town Council Office to curtail and regulate how the local police department interacts with ICE, RiverheadLOCAL en Español reports.

Fermin Trejo with his wife Anabella and their son, Devin. (Photo via La Tribuna Hispana)

Obama Eases Legalization Process for Undocumented Spouses of Citizens

Immigration, Latino, Long Island January 17, 2013 at 4:47 pm

The Obama administration has issued new regulations which will allow the undocumented spouses of United States citizens who entered the country illegally to adjust their status without facing the three or 10 year bar from re-entering, La Tribuna Hispana reported.

Students from PS 208 performing Brazilian Dance during the Drums Along the Hudson festival in 2011.  (Photo by Joseph Rodman / DNAinfo)

Voices in Focus: After Payout in NYPD Brutality Case, Couple Remains Defiant

Crime, Demographics May 18, 2012 at 11:30 am

The Brooklyn couple who just received a $360,000 settlement in their police brutality lawsuit against the NYPD speak out; Colorlines connects new Census numbers showing that white babies are now the minority with Alabama’s harsh immigration law; and previews of this weekend’s Malcolm X day celebration and a dance festival in Inwood.

Protesters held rallies outside the Supreme Court yesterday. (Photo by Fibonacci Blue/flickr via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Dispatch from D.C.: Justices, Protesters Mull Arizona Immigration Law

Immigration, Politics April 26, 2012 at 1:38 pm

Feet in 2 Worlds offered a taste of the scene outside and inside the Supreme Court yesterday, as the justices heard arguments on SB 1070, a controversial Arizona law that requires the police to question people about immigration status if they have a “reasonable suspicion” the person is undocumented.