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A group of eight women from the Five Towns, Valley Stream and Massapequa Park fiercely believe that more honesty and principled thought need to be injected into the political process that produces government officials at every level. more
Elise Damas, director of the Pathway to Citizenship Long Island Program at the Central American Refugee Center in Hempstead, says she is really worried about the possible end to the Temporary Protected Status program for El Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans because it could lead to a rise in crime. more
The New York State Legislature finalized a $168.3 billion budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year just hours before its April 1 deadline. While lawmakers approved a number of provisions, such as tax … more
Elaine Duke, former Department of Homeland Security secretary, and current Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced last year that the Temporary Protected Status programs for El Salvador, Guatemala, … more
Flooded by clients who are now likely to lose their Temporary Protected Status, Freeport immigration attorney John Barrera is busy these days. Congress created the TPS program in … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran threw local sports organizations a doozy of a curve ball just weeks before Little League baseball and softball seasons begin, announcing on March 14 that the county would not waive park fees for community sports organizations. Collection of those fees is expected to generate more than $1 million in county revenue. more
Opening arguments were heard on Wednesday in the corruption trial of Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto. more
Part one of an ongoing series.  Curtailing Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, has become a flashpoint in national politics since President Trump announced in December and January that … more
Legislation that was passed in both houses of the State Legislature on Tuesday could change the date of the New York state primary from Tuesday, Sept. 11, the second day of Rosh Hashanah, to Thursday, Sept. 13. more
At a Feb. 1 news conference, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran called on New York state not to renew the permits for 68 wells in Jamaica, Queens, until the United States Geological Survey … more
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