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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s representative, Peter Kiernan, visited Nassau County more than once in late March to share an update of the governor’s plans for a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester. … 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
Amid a tangle of headphone cords, microphone wires and half-empty coffee cups, radio show host Jason Samel, of Old Brookville, organized his papers — marked up with reference points and annotations … more
en Cove’s policymakers heard a proposal from Carolyn Wilson of the Charter Review Committee to study whether to make certain fundamental changes to the city charter, including amendments regarding … 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
The City Council last week did not have the opportunity to vote to secure a piece of equipment that would have helped Glen Cove stave off a looming summer water shortage caused by the closure of two … 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
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