Immigration


What are the successes, struggles that our local immigration community faces and how does it affect region as a whole?

May 15, 2018
Ideas differ on fixing farm labor shortages
Ideas differ on fixing farm labor shortages

Federal plans to alleviate labor shortages by expanding the agricultural guest-worker program are shortsighted, according to area workers, advocates and farmers, who say the only real solution is immigration reform.

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May 15, 2018
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants ICE to cease enforcement tactics
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants ICE to cease enforcement tactics

New York’s governor is demanding that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement “cease and desist” its enforcement tactics.

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May 15, 2018
Farmworker from Mexico seeks liberty for U.S. immigrants
Farmworker from Mexico seeks liberty for U.S. immigrants

My name is Ismael Castellanos; I am 25 years old, and I am from Mexico. I came to this country five years ago. 

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May 15, 2018
Monroe County initiative urges shopping local

Monroe County has launched an online registry designed to promote shopping local.

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May 16, 2017
New center fights for low-wage workers
New center fights for low-wage workers

During a May Day Celebration of Immigrants held at Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Angie Rivera encouraged the support of immigrants by all Latinos, especially Puerto Ricans that she said are blessed to not have to worry about their legal status in this country.

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