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Two Long Island congressmen are crafting a $10 billion bipartisan proposal that would provide a path to legal status for immigrants who otherwise would lose protection from deportation, as well as bolster border security and supply funding for the physical barrier desired by President Donald Trump.
A bipartisan deal to bring millions of immigrants out of the shadows, and pay for a secure border.
Mr. King is a Republican representative from New York. Mr. Suozzi is a Democratic representative from New York.
Americans are frustrated by the inaction of their federal government on comprehensive immigration reform and border security. So are we.
A new task force will look at ways to help Long Island take a regional approach to solving its skills shortage, said Rep. Thomas Suozzi, who is leading the effort, at a news conference Thursday.
Repair work will begin Monday on the Long Island National Cemetery's perimeter fence, a face-lift that the director of the 364-acre Pinelawn cemetery said will be "phenomenal."
Congressman Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) is among the members of Congress pushing for immigration reform in the wake of a family-separation policy that was widely condemned.
Reps. Thomas Suozzi, D-NY and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-PA, both visited the southern border to witness firsthand the current migrant crisis. Rep. Suozzi also visited a Long Island facility sheltering separated migrant children. Both congressmen join Morning Joe to discuss.
Two more migrant children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border have been placed at the MercyFirst home for children in Syosset, bringing the total there to 10.
The numbers were disclosed by U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-Glen Cove) and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, who visited the facility and held a news conference on Monday.
The eight children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border and placed in a Long Island facility have spoken to their parents by telephone — and two more children are now living there, officials said Monday.
Saturday’s tour of a Texas tent city for migrant children crystallized how unknowable their future is and the imperative of finding long-term solutions, said two U.S. representatives from Long Island.
Rep. Thomas Suozzi has introduced a bill to rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge in honor of former North Shore congressman Lester Wolff, Suozzi announced Sunday.