Long Island News

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Reports from Terry Sheridan and the Long Island News Bureau staff, a collaboration with Stony Brook University's School of Journalism; WSHU's Charles Lane; and Karen DeWitt of New York State Public Radio

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Jacquelyn Martin / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is criticizing President Trump’s decision to wind down DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program that grants two-year work permits to undocumented people who came to the U.S. as minors. Trump has indicated he’d like the program to taper off over the next six months.

Richard Drew / AP

The “Summer of Hell” is officially over. Even if it never materialized.

Salvador Melendez / AP

Immigrant minors from Long Island who were accused of MS-13 gang membership have now been moved out of the high security detention center in California were they had been awaiting deportation. Officials say there wasn’t enough evidence of MS-13 affiliation.

Sen. Cruz Dismisses Rep. King’s Harvey Remarks As ‘Political Sniping’

Aug 29, 2017
J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has responded to Long Island Congressman Peter King’s recent tweet about emergency federal aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey.  

Craig Ruttle / AP

After two years of triple-digit growth, new solar power installations on Long Island have decreased by more than 50 percent.

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