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Category: Immigration

Supervisor Molina Pushes Back at Critics of Vote on 287(g)

The first Latina ever elected to Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors bristles at accusations that her vote to support an agreement with county and federal immigration officers makes her a traitor in the eyes of some immigrant right activists.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

UC-Backed State Loan Program Will Provide Aid to Undocumented Students

Undocumented UC students who qualify for in-state tuition but are ineligible for federal assistance soon will be able to borrow up to $4,000 a year.
categories EducationImmigration

Majority of California Voters Support Health Care for the Undocumented

A majority of California voters support the expanding health coverage to include undocumented immigrants, according to a new poll.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics

Young Latino Filmmaker Brings a New Look of the Border with ‘Purgatorio’

After screening in more than 40 festivals around the world, Purgatorio will finally be premiered at the Laemmle NoHo in Los Angeles this Friday October 10.
categories Arts & CultureImmigration

UC Davis Student Establishes On-Campus Undocumented Center

A harsh reality once stood between Ana Maciel of Soledad, California, and her dream of a college education: She is an undocumented immigrant.
categories EducationImmigrationMultimediaYouth

Low Pinoy Turnout Seen for Undocumented License Forums

Advocacy groups and community leaders came together on the steps of City Hall on Friday, Oct. 3, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of AB 60, a new law that would essentially provide a driver’s license to all Californians, regardless of immigration status.
categories City AffairsImmigrationRace/Ethnic Relations

American Dream — Short Documentary

AD Avila had one week to come up with a 5 minute video that would be entered in the Campus MovieFest at San José State University. The doc, which won the Spartan Pride Award, is about becoming documented and returning to school after 10 years.
categories Arts & CultureEducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationMultimedia

In the Shadow of the Border Wall

The border often seems a chasm separating wealth and poverty. But the lives of people who have no home are basically the same, regardless of which side they live on.
category Immigration

Reflecting on Obama’s Promise to Fix Immigration Policy — What to Do Now?

Pro-immigrant voters should go to the polls to send the message that executive action, when it comes, must be big, bold, and for real.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

New Legislation Could Help Undocumented and Uninsured

“I spent my days in pain because the doctor only prescribed pain medication,” Montes said. “I spent hours making lines early in the morning so I could get checked.”
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics
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