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Levy Criticized by Latino Lawmakers

Patrick Young, Long Island Wins blogger, tells us about Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy's potential plan to run for governor of New York and the reaction of Latino lawmakers.

Latino state legislators held a press conference to voice their disappointment and opposition to Levy's announcement. In a press release, Bronx Assemblyman Peter Rivera said:

Levy's past and ongoing policy positions on immigration have been blamed for biased-related attacks on immigrants living in Long Island and for fostering hate speech and intimidation of Hispanic students in schools throughout the region

To read more about Levy's record on immigration read here.

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Posted at 2:52 PM, Jan 07, 2010 in Immigration | Politics
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