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Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) affirmed support of the administration's zero-tolerance policy and detaining families together, holding children longer than the current 20-day limit under a federal court order. Zeldin said he would support legislation to allow for longer detention of children with their families.
Rural Migrant Ministry held an interfaith open house Saturday to celebrate its new Long Island Rural Worker Education Center in Riverhead and highlight the success of the programs put in place by the Center for Alliance, Solidarity and Accompaniment
South Fork United, a nonprofit founded last fall by New York City police officer and local resident Greg Fink to train kids from diverse backgrounds across the East End at an elite level, will go on an international goodwill tour this summer.
During the past month and half, at least five people — from Riverhead to Aquebogue, Calverton and Greenport — have been scammed by someone claiming to be a United States Citizenship and Immigration Services officer.
President Donald Trump is coming to Long Island to discuss efforts to battle MS-13. Representatives Lee Zeldin and Peter King are flying with the president aboard Air Force One to attend the event in Bethpage.