Advocates claim Suffolk Executive Levy targets immigrants in housing raids

Advocates claim Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy is targeting illegal immigrants in recent housing raids.

Dozens of immigrants are sleeping in tents after they were evicted from their home on Berkshire Drive in Farmingville Wednesday night. Immigrant rights activists say Levy is responsible for the savage treatment of the evicted men, women and children.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy says he supports cracking down on illegal landlords. Levy said he has asked for tenants to be given 72 hours notice so they have notice to relocate.

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