492 entries

Category: Immigration

‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ — Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses

Undocumented Californians can now obtain driver's licenses, but advocates worry that few among them will be from the API community.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

‘RAISE’ Scholarship for Undocumented Asian American Youth

The RAISE Scholarship is the first scholarship ever offered exclusively for undocumented pan-Asian youth.
categories EducationFinanceImmigration

AB 60 Applicants Encouraged to Seek Assistance Before Heading to DMV

With California’s Assembly Bill 60 in full effect, thousands of applicants are lining up at the DMV to get the process started. However, many immigrant communities are facing confusion, lack of understanding, and inconsistencies with the new program.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Gov. Brown’s Budget Not Specific About Medi-Cal Spending For DACA

Health care advocates are heartened by Gov. Brown's 2016 budget, but disappointed by his "smoke and mirrors" approach to offering Medi-Cal to those who will get deportation relief from President Obama's recent Executive Action.
categories EconomyHealthImmigrationPolitics

First-World Problems: The Forbidden Fruit

“Costco is one of my mother’s favorite places in the world...”
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigration

AB 60 Takes Effect with Some Glitches

After two decades of waiting, thousands of undocumented immigrants are showing up at California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) offices hoping to take advantage of a new law that could allow them to drive legally in California.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Why Americans Should Be Outraged by Peña Nieto's Visit

The Mexican president's visit to Washington shows Obama's willingness to overlook his actions to continue business as usual.
categories ImmigrationInternational AffairsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

New Student Visa Agreements Ease Studies for Some San Gabriel Valley Students from China

The new agreements will extend visas from one to five years. For some Chinese students in the SGV, this means more time studying and less time worrying about filing paperwork to stay in the country.
categories EducationImmigrationRace/Ethnic Relations

Thousands of Undocumented Immigrants Apply for Driver’s Licenses in Calif.

Undocumented immigrants in California can now obtain driver’s licenses under Assembly Bill 60, also known as the Safe and Responsible Drivers’ Act, which went into effect on Jan. 1.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Some Immigrants Relieved to See Holiday Season End

For many immigrants, the holidays are an unwelcome reminder of just how far away they are from family members on the other side of the border.
categories HealthImmigration
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