TC and BOE pass resolutions supporting DACA

TC and BOE pass resolutions supporting DACA

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Township Council unanimously approved a resolution that supports the reinstatement of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals act at its Jan. 23 meeting, in response to the federal Department of Homeland Security’s repeal of the program. DACA protects immigrants who entered the United States illegally as minors from […]

Irvington concerned Trump administration ending TPS

IRVINGTON, NJ — Former Irvington Building Department Director and newly elected East Orange Mayor Ted Green chimed in on Tuesday, Jan. 9, with the growing chorus of concerns raised by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s decision to end the Temporary Protected Status of 200,000 El Salvadorans who have been allowed to live and work […]

Ending of Temporary Protected Status for refugees shocks local Latinos

ORANGE/EAST ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, Jan. 8, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that the current administration will be putting an end to the Temporary Protected Status humanitarian program almost 200,000 refugees from the Central American country of El Salvador had been using to legally live and work in the United States since […]

More than $8 million announced for Winter Storm Jonas recovery efforts

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced on Friday, Sept. 16, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $8,260,282 in federal funding to New Jersey’s Department of Transportation, in order to reimburse local authorities for snow removal costs accrued during the severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm Jonas […]