LaLota Votes to Impeach Cabinet Secretary Over Border Issues

Rep. Nick LaLota, R-Amityville, voted Tuesday to impeach Alejandro N. Mayorkas, the homeland security secretary, accusing him of refusing to enforce border laws. The 214-213 vote was an unprecedented action against a member of the Cabinet. LaLota, whose district includes Huntington, said after the vote, Read More …

LaLota Signs Letter Saying Migrant Influx Isn’t Long Island’s Problem to Solve

Rep. Nick LaLota and several Republican colleagues from New York have written to Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Eric Adams to say that the suburbs shouldn’t have to cope with the influx of immigrants into New York City. “Far-left New York City officials Read More …

Smyth: State Says No Plans ‘At This Time’ to Send Migrants to Area

Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth said Wednesday that he has not received any information suggesting migrants would be sent to Huntington. New York City Mayor Eric Adams has been busing immigrants, who were sent to New York from Texas, to be housed in upstate hotels, and Read More …

Northport Historical Society Honors Immigrants in Post-Pandemic Reopening

After a year in the dark, the Northport Historical Society has opened its doors once again, choosing a look at the impact of immigration for its first big exhibit. In the heat of a beautiful Sunday afternoon, miniature flags hung outside of the building, with Read More …

From Undocumented to Heart Surgeon, Dr. Harold Fernandez Shares His Story

The journey of Huntington resident Dr. Harold Fernandez is not just unique but one of triumph through tribulation and struggle in achieving the epitome of the American dream. Yet, his story also encompasses the dreams and aspirations of many others seeking a better life.  Fernandez Read More …

U.S. Accuses 6 of Committing ‘Birth Tourism’ Fraud, Money Laundering

Updated 7:52 p.m. Six people were accused Wednesday of committing fraud in a scheme that brought 117 pregnant Turkish women to Long Island to give birth so that their children would be born American citizens. Two of the seven homes where the births occurred are Read More …

Immigration Forum Scheduled for June

Two organizations are co-sponsoring a forum to examine immigration. Long Island Network for Change (LINC) and the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington  have scheduled  the Facets and Faces of Immigration on Sunday, June 2, at the UUF at 3 p.m. at 109 Browns Road, Huntington. Read More …

Groups Want Migrant Children Found, Reunited With Parents

Protesters rallied again Sunday to demand that the federal government find the thousands of migrant children who have been separated from their families at the border with Mexico. The protesters gathered at the intersection of Route 110 and Jericho Turnpike included Patricia Okoumou, who climbed Read More …

Groups Protest Immigration Policies

Groups opposed to U.S. immigration policies, including tear-gassing of Central American immigrants on the southern U.S. border, gathered Saturday to demand change. Carrying signs and shouting slogans, the protesters  at the Stop the Tears rally drew both support and opposition from passing motorists at the Read More …