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Articles by Allyson Escobar

Asian Americans React After Garner Decision

Concerned cries for justice have echoed throughout the Asian American community.
categories JusticePublic SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

Impact of Obama’s Executive Actions on AAPI Community

On Tuesday, Dec. 16, the White House hosted a press conference call explaining the details of Obama’s immigration accountability executive action, and the widespread impact it has on the AAPI community.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

SF, LA Sue Uber for Fraud

Prosecutors in Los Angeles and San Francisco announced Dec. 9 that they were filing a suit against Uber, the mobile app ride-sharing service based in SF, alleging false and misleading statements to its customers.
categories BusinessCrimeJusticePublic Safety

Mayor Garcetti Announces Earthquake Safety Plan for LA

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed an ambitious earthquake plan calling for a retrofitting of thousands of at-risk buildings.
categories City AffairsPublic Safety

Executive Action Impacts Immigrants by State

Mixed reactions and different benefits for immigrants under Pres. Obama’s new order.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Obamacare Enrollment Surpasses 500,000 in Opening Week

According to a federal report, over half a million enrollees selected or renewed their health insurance plans during the first week of the 2015 enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
categories HealthPolitics

SoCal to Experience Heavy Traffic in Time for Thanksgiving

At the top of the list of most congested cities in the US, Los Angeles is not the place to be on Wednesday before the Thanksgiving holiday.
category City Affairs

Thousands at Risk of Medi-Cal Cancellation

As many as 200,000 Medi-Cal recipients, mostly non-English speakers, will be shocked to learn they could lose their health care benefits by the end of this month.
categories HealthPolitics

Pun Plip Pridays: A Satirical Look at the Filipino Culture

A Saturday Night Live-like comedy show for Filipinos to air on TV.
categories Arts & CultureMediaRace/Ethnic Relations

Obama to Undocumented Immigrants: You Can Come Out of the Shadows

Long-awaited executive actions could save up to 5 million from deportation.
categories ImmigrationPolitics
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