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Articles by Allyson Escobar

Report: Deporting All Beneficiaries of Executive Action on Immigration Could Cost More Than $50B

In a report published Feb. 23 by the Center for American Progress, analysis estimates that deporting all 5 million beneficiaries of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration would cost more than $50.3 billion, an average of $10,070 per person.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Healthcare Law Puts Families at Risk of Higher Insurance Costs

Next week, on March 4, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the controversial issue of health insurance tax credits detailed in King v. Burwell, a case whose long-term effects include raising the prices of health insurance for more than 6 million people in almost 40 states.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

Obama Administration to File Emergency Order to Restore Immigration Programs

Following a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily halted President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the Department of Justice announced Friday, Feb. 20 that it will seek an emergency stay to block the decision.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

2 Deaths, Major Exposure Linked to ‘Superbug’ at UCLA Hospital

Infected bacteria from contaminated medical instruments is suspected in a “superbug” outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center that has infected at least seven patients, two of whom died. More than 170 others may have also been exposed to the antibiotic-resistant germs.
categories HealthPublic Safety

Obama Postpones Launch of Immigration Programs After Federal Court Ruling

The ruling was described as “a significant setback” for the President, whose clock is ticking on the final two years of his term.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Law for Filipino Veterans’ Families Introduced in US Congress

Filipino-American leaders and organizers nationwide applauded a new bill proposed in Congress that would amend the Immigration Act of 1990, which helped lead to the naturalization of Filipino World War II veterans, but did not apply for their spouses and children.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

LA Mayor, Homeland Security Chief Urge Undocumented Immigrants to ‘Step Forward’

Mayor Garcetti promised to work alongside the Department of Homeland Security and use the city’s many resources to see immigration reform move through with success, and for DACA and DAPA to be “stepping stones” for other programs of “greater integration” in other areas.
categories City AffairsImmigrationPolitics

Water Wasting Fines Are Likely for Some LA Residents

As California’s weather gets warmer, fines for wasting water in unincorporated, standalone areas of Los Angeles County are expected to rise sharply.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsNeighborhoods

Government Agencies Work to Protect Ethnic Communities from Scams

Government agencies like the State Bar of California and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are partnering with other organizations to collectively prevent scams against ethnic minorities.
categories BusinessCrimePublic Safety

Goldilocks: From Family Fairy Tale to Global Phenomenon

The most famous and largest bakeshop/restaurant based in the Philippines is expanding beyond the book to better serve its loyal and growing customers.
categories BusinessFood
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