immigration

On L.I., Nuns Educate The Undocumented On Their Rights

Jan 10, 2017
Courtesy of St. Rosalie's / Facebook

With the upcoming inauguration of Donald Trump, immigrants who live on Long Island illegally have turned to the nuns at the Heart of Maria Center in Hampton Bays for advice on understanding their rights.

Courtesy of UConn Police Department

The University of Connecticut says campus police will continue to steer clear of enforcing immigration laws.

Suffolk County Reviewing Immigration Detainer Policy

Nov 29, 2016
Courtesy of Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco / Facebook

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to deport immigrants living in the country illegally who have committed crimes. He’s also threatened to cut federal funding to those municipalities who refuse to cooperate with Immigration and Custom Enforcement, or ICE.

Cities like Hartford, New Haven and New York City have reaffirmed their status as “sanctuary cities,” but Suffolk County’s policy may change.

Malloy Says 'Sanctuary Cities' Is Not A Helpful Term

Nov 22, 2016
Stephan Savoia / AP

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy told a group of refugees, Jewish and Muslim community leaders and elected officials on Tuesday that places that don’t use local police to enforce federal immigration laws should not be called “sanctuary cities” and that there is no such thing as a sanctuary city in legal terms.

Cassandra Basler

President-elect Donald Trump said he may pull funding from cities that don’t comply with federal immigration law, but mayors of New Haven and Hartford say they will remain ‘sanctuary cities’ for people without immigration documentation. WSHU’s Cassandra Basler reports on what makes a place a so-called ‘sanctuary city.’

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