United in solidarity with immigrants, Huntington Rapid Response Network (HRRN) works in Long Island neighborhoods -- in partnership with Jobs-with-Justice Long Island -- to help prevent unjust detention and deportation of immigrants.

We do this by:
-- Sharing information with immigrants on their rights
-- Promoting a 24/7 immigrant hotline and providing witness at ICE presence
-- Accompanying immigrants to court appearances
-- Providing referrals to sanctuary spaces for immigrants
-- Providing referrals to immigrants for other services
-- Collaborating with other immigrant support groups

Contact us by e-mail at   hrrnorg@gmail.com

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Table of Contents   (Cliick link for more info)
•  Deportation Defense Manual
•  Immigrant Family Preparedness Plan
•  ICE Detainee Locator
•  Know Your Rights
•  24/7 Immigrant Hotline
•  Court Accompaniment
•  Sanctuary
•  Green Light NY
•  2020 Census Campaign
•  NYCLU Education Equity Program
•  Traffic Stops
•  Solidarity Fund
•  HRRN Collaborations
•  News and Events
•  Immigrant Resources






Know Your Rights   (Cliick link for more info)
•  Know Your Constitutional Rights With ICE
•  Know Your Rights With ICE
•  When ICE is at Your Door  (video)
•  When ICE is Inside Your Home  (video)
•  When ICE is on Our Streets  (video)
•  When ICE Arrests Us  (video)
•  What to Do If ICE Comes to Your Workplace
•  What to Do If You are Stopped by an Immigration Officer
•  What to Do If You Are Stopped by Police
•  What to Do If You are Stopped by Police In School
•  What to Do If You are Suspended from School
•  You Have a Right to an Attorney If You are Arrested
•  Deportation Defense Manual
•  Immigrant Family Preparedness Plan
•  ICE Detainee Locator
•  ICE Warrants (Judicial & Administrative)

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24/7 Immigrant Hotline
Rapid Response Networks are united in solidarity with immigrants. Those in need of assistance and information
who are fearing arrest, detention or deportation should
call the 24/7 immigrant hotline at 516-387-2043.

Click here to see the HOTLINE FLYER >>

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Court Accompaniment
Accompaniment is first and foremost an act of love and solidarity. It is a strategy through which individuals (Witnesses) provide physical and moral support to immigrant Friends appearing in court and fearing the possibility of deportation. Through accompaniment, Witnesses provide their presence not only to create a safer space for immigrant Friends, but also as a security measure to deter deportation. In the event that we are unable to prevent deportation, the witnessing and reporting done by accompaniers serves to alert our Friends’ family and the community at large. As a Witness, your presence alone is making a statement to court judges and the Department of Homeland Security that you will hold them accountable for any injustice committed against an immigrant Friend.

Click here if you NEED ACCOMPANIMENT >>

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Sanctuary
Sanctuary is one of the most ancient traditions that we have as a people of faith. The ancient Hebrew people allowed temples and even whole cities to declare themselves places of refuge for persons accused of a crime, a practice that allowed those wrongfully accused or facing unjust punishment to escape swift and harsh retribution until the matter could be resolved. In the late Roman Empire, fugitives could find refuge in Christian churches. Later during the medieval period, churches in Europe were recognized as legal sanctuaries, offering a safe haven for a temporary period to accused wrong doers.

Click here to read more >>

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Green Light NY
The Green Light bill, officially known as the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, allows those without lawful status in the United States to apply for a Standard New York State Driver’s License—provided they go through the same application process, take the same tests, and pay the same fees as all other Standard License applicants.

Click here to read more >>

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2020 Census Campaign
The U.S. census -- taken once every 10 years -- counts every resident in the United States. The data collected determines the number of seats each state has in the House of Representatives and the distribution of billions in federal dollars to local communities. The 2020 census will require counting a very diverse population of 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units. To get an accurate count, the Census Bureau must have an accurate address list of every housing unit, maximum self-response to the data submittal and efficient follow-up with those who do not respond.

Click here to learn more >>

Click here for MAIL LIST and CENSUS PLEDGE >>

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NYCLU Education Equity Program
The New York Civil Liberties Union –- Suffolk County Chapter is excited to announce the launch of our new Pathways to Education Equity Mentoring Program (PEEMP). This program is designed to support parents in building collaborative relationships with their local school districts as they navigate the educational system.

Click here to read more >>

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Traffic Stops
Traffic stops are being used by police to feed the immigrant deportation pipeline. Minor infractions to avoid are:
  • Broken Tail Light on Car
  • Broken Mirror on Car
  • Air Freshener Hanging in Car
  • Rosary Beads Hanging in Car
  • Bumper & Window Stickers on Car
  • Not Showing Foreign Drivers License
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Solidarity Fund
The DREAM Solidarity Fund is a community raised initiative that seeks to provide financial assistance for the families of workers facing deportation. Long Island is a very expensive place to live and one person’s deportation/detainment can have devastating impacts on a family unit’s ability to afford housing, food, childcare, or medical treatment. 100% of all money raised will go to to families with detained breadwinners or workers. Please consider donating. No amount is too small!

Click here to DONATE >>

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Collaborations
Huntington Rapid Response Network (HRRN) collaborates with the following oganizations:

•  Jobs-with-Justice LI
•  St Johns Episcopal of Huntington
•  LIISA
•  St Hugh of Lincoln Church
•  UU Fellowship of Huntington
•  Temple Beth El
•  LI Network for Change
•  CARECEN

•  Sepa Mujer
•  Housing Help Inc
•  NY Civil Liberties Union
•  NY Immigration Coalition
•  Temple Beth Torah
•  LIICAH
•  LI Catholic Charities
•  New Sanctuary Coalition
•  2020 Census

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News and Events   (Cliick link for more info)
Sept 19,2019 Free Huntington Youth Soccer Program
Sept 14,2019 Huntington Unity Day Parade and Fair
July 27,2019 Families Belong Together Rally      Photo Album
Jul 13,2019 Vigils Around Long Island Call for End to Immigrant Detention Camps
Jul 09,2019 At Suozzi's Town Hall, Tempers Flare Over Detention Centers.
Jul 01,2019 2020 Census July Newsletter
Jun 30,2019 Suffolk County Widens Distribution of Gang Member Lists
Jun 29,2019 Families Belong Together Rally      Photo Album
Jun 28,2019 Immigrants Get 'Small Victory' in Supreme Court Decision on Citizenship
Jun 18,2019 Green Light in NY for All Immigrants to Get Driver's Licenses
Jun 07,2019 In Trump era, LI immigrants cope with tougher ICE and 'climate of fear'
Jun 07,2019 "Drivers Licenses Now" Rally      Photo Album
Jun 02,2019 "Facets and Faces of Immigration" Forum      Photo Album
Jun 01,2019 "Hope Day" Community Festival      Photo Album
May 30,2019 Accessory Apartment Law Debated at Huntington Town Board Hearing
May 02,2019 2020 Census May Newsletter
Apr 23,2019 Advocates note benefits of driver's licenses for undocumented residents
Mar 13,2019 Marchers Take to the Streets to Support Driver’s License Access for All
Feb 27,2019 Suffolk Schools & Police Reach Agreement on Role of Resource Officers
Feb 26, 2019 Role of Police in High Schools Questioned Again at Board Meeting
Feb 10, 2019 Groups Want Migrant Children Found and Reunited With Parents
Jan 22, 2019 Former MS-13 Member Who Secretly Helped Police Is Deported
Jan 16, 2019 Nassau County Asks ICE to Leave East Meadow Jail Campus
Jan 09, 2019 Immigration Case Heightens Concern About School Officers
Jan 09, 2019 Crowd Quizzes Suffolk Police About Role in Teen's Deportation
Jan 08, 2019 Public Speaks Out on Role of School Resource Officer in Huntington
Dec 31, 2018 Huntington School District Reviewing Relationship with Police and SROs
Dec 27, 2018 How a Crackdown on MS-13 Caught Up Innocent High School Students
Dec 19, 2018 Suffolk Cty Welfare-to-Work Comm Reports Climate of Immigrant Fear
Dec 06, 2018 Jobs With Justice Human Rights Luncheon
Dec 01, 2018 Families Belong Together Rally
Nov 28, 2018 Workshop: How to Speak Up at a School Board Meeting      (summary)
Nov 21, 2018 NYCLU: NY Officers Can't Make Arrests or Hold People for ICE
Nov 14, 2018 The Hill: 2020 politics make an immigration deal unlikely in lame-duck
Nov 14, 2018 Newsday: Court rules police can't arrest people on behalf of ICE.
Nov 13, 2018 Newsday: LI Immigrant detained by ICE after stop for broken headlight
Nov 04, 2018 Newsday: Despite progress, SCPD and Hispanics struggle with trust
Oct 30, 2018 Legal Clinic by Suffolk Citizenship Project
Oct 25, 2018 Public Comment: USDOJ-SCPD Agreement
Oct 24, 2018 JwJ Accompaniment Trauma Training
Oct 18, 2018 DOJ report: Suffolk makes policing improvements, work must continue
Oct 17, 2018 Conservatives fear Trump will cut an immigration deal
Oct 16, 2018 Documentary Film "The Gang Crackdown" Shown at Cinema Arts Centre     (to view film, click The Gang Crackdown)
Oct 14, 2018 Newsday: MS-13 became his family. Here’s how he got out.
Sept 28, 2018 NYLAG Offers Free Legal Service in Huntington Station
Sept 18, 2018 Protesters rally at Zeldin ‘campaign stunt’ on immigration at SCCC
Aug 31, 2018 Long Island Nonprofits Mobilize To Help Immigrants Become Citizens
Aug 23, 2018 NYCLU Announces Launch of Education Equity Program
Aug 01, 2018 Undocumented immigrants learn to ‘Know Your Rights' at SCCC
July 28, 2018 200 Rally in Huntington Against Family Separation at Border
July 12, 2018 Top Suffolk cops distancing from federal immigration enforcement
Jun 30, 2018 Families Belong Together Rally       Photo Album
Jun 14, 2018 Long Islanders Rally Against Splitting Up Families
May 16, 2018 NYIC Report: Authorities Unfairly Target Immigrants in MS13 Efforts
Apr 27, 2018 Sanctuaries Don’t Bring Crime; They Build Immigrants’ Trust With Police
Apr 26, 2018 Gov Cuomo Issues Cease & Desist Notice to ICE and Threatens Law Suit
Apr 16, 2018 Suozzi and King Speak on Immigration Reform at Plainview Town Hall
Apr 15, 2018 Event: What's Ahead for Federal Immigration Policies
Apr 10, 2018 NYCLU Sues SCPD for Records on Alleged Student Gang Members
Mar 19, 2018 Event: You Are Not Alone
Feb 13, 2018 Documentary: Crackdown on MS-13 Sweeps Up Immigrant Teens
Jan 30, 2018 Former Gang Members Advise How to Combat MS-13
Jan 01, 2018 Teens Trapped Between a Gang and the Law

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Resources   (Cliick link for more info)
•  Long Island Jobs With Justice (LIJWJ)
•  NY Civil Liberties Union (Suffolk County) (NYCLU)
•  Legal Resources
•  Long Island Wins
•  NY Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
•  NYS Office for New Americans (NYS ONA)
•  Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN)
•  Suffolk County Police Dept (Info, Reports, Data & Policies)

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