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Articles by Elena Shore

Naturalize Now - Citizenship Application to Double in Length

In May, the citizenship application becomes twice as long, going from 10 to 21 pages. Advocates are encouraging immigrants to apply now.
category Immigration

Where Immigration Reform Stands Now

As the Senate's immigration reform bill heads to the Senate floor, here's what to expect.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Who Are the 'UndocuQueer?' New Reports Shed Light

For the first time, reports estimate the number of LGBT immigrants in the U.S. — a group that's been on the frontline of the immigrant rights movement.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

California Same-Sex Couples Anxiously Await Supreme Court Decision

A U.S. Supreme Court announcement is expected Friday on California's Prop 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Immigrant Tracking Moves Deeper Into Realm of Sci-Fi

New ways of collecting information -- and sharing that data across government agencies -- are raising concerns over privacy rights.
categories ImmigrationJusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Advocates Launch Campaign to Get Anti-Trafficking Bill on State Ballot

A new measure advocates hope to get on the November ballot would increase penalties against human traffickers in California. The campaign was launched last week to coincide with National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsJusticePoliticsPublic Safety
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