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Claudia (center), who is still trying to reunite with her son, alongside New Sanctuary Coalition executive director Ravi Ragbir and Assemblymember Harvey Epstein on the far right, in Foley Square on Oct. 15. (Photo by Chelsey Sanchez via The Indypendent)

NY State Legislators Push for Transparency on Separated Children

Government, Immigration, Manhattan October 18, 2018 at 5:48 pm

Public officials and community leaders rallied for support of the Separation of Children Accountability Response Act (SCAR Act), which would require agencies to report on the separated children in their facilities, reports The Indypendent.

Marchers in Queens. At left, Jessica Ramos and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Center, Tania Mattos from Barrios Unidos.(Photo via Queens Latino)

Tri-State Area Marches Demand the End of Trump’s ‘Zero Tolerance’

Immigration, Long Island, Manhattan, New York, Queens July 2, 2018 at 5:21 pm

As thousands of people marched on Saturday at Families Belong Together rallies to demand the end of the separation of migrant children from their parents on the southern border, several Hispanic newspapers reported on marches across the tri-state area.

Immigrant advocates protested the decision on DACA and DAPA in front of the Supreme Court in Manhattan. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

NYC Activists Press On for DACA and DAPA

Immigration, Manhattan June 27, 2016 at 4:17 pm

Immigrants and activists protested in Lower Manhattan the Supreme Court’s decision blocking immigration relief, which would have benefited around 200,000 undocumented people in New York, El Diario/La Prensa reports.