Category Archives: immigration/deportation

Local Economy Dependent on Immigrants

Recent reports describe  increased round up of latinos. Along with suspected “bad guys” ICE is sweeping up many more innocent undocumented workers.  This was highlighted by the latest Trump visit to Long Island and Lee Zeldin’s cheer leading.  Read more … Continue reading

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William Floyd’s Top Two Students

Found this great story from 5/17/2018, by RANDALL WASZYNSKI, in the Long Island Advance – thanks for tip, Marc Rauch. A Latina and a Pakistani get the honors at Lee Zeldin’s old high school.  I am still waiting to see … Continue reading

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FDR should have done more about the Holocaust

Children looking at Statue of Liberty, June 4, 1939; on view at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum) Letters to the Editor Opinion, WaPo The April 22 Arts & Style article “Reconsidering FDR on refugees” … Continue reading

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Liability for local law enforcement choosing to work with ICE

  Police Chief Suspended for Exposing Illegal Aliens Employed at Local Plants   A brand new report points to the legal liabilities for local government that choose to enforce Federal Immigration Laws.   What is remarkable is that the 13-page … Continue reading

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Zeldin: Selective Civil Rights

Michael Anthony writes on FB:  Lee Zeldin, the absentee Congressman, is concerned about Russian spy target Carter Page’s civil rights, but refuses to see the civil rights violations inherent in The Dept of Homeland Security’s administrative warrants used to detain … Continue reading

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Dreamer Rally at Zeldin’s office

About 100 people rallied in front of Zeldin’s office in Patchogue in support of Dreamers and a clean DACA bill on Feb 6.  The rally was organized by Bend The Arc and co-sponsored by many local groups including R&R. Six … Continue reading

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Strongman Trump

Webster: “Strongman: a person who uses power or authority in a cruel, unjust, or harmful way” On Sep. 6, 2017, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, was rescinded by Pres. Donald Trump. Congress was given 6 months to … Continue reading

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