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American Samoans Demand Right to Vote

A case now before the US Court of Appeals could determine whether American Samoans are granted the right to vote.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Margin of Votes Widens in Tight L.A. City Council Race

In a close race for the Los Angeles City Council District 4 seat, David Ryu, a community health executive running in his first political race, inched closer to advancing to the May 19 runoff after the city clerk’s office released updated vote tallies on Thursday.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

#KeepAdamHome Sparks a Dialogue on the Deportation of Adult Adoptees

The pending deportation of Adam Thomas Crapser, an undocumented Korean American adoptee and survivor of severe child abuse, has sparked a dialogue on a major loophole in immigration law, according to NBC News.
categories ImmigrationMediaPolitics

One Woman Can Make a Difference

In Bell Gardens, she runs Neighborhood Watch.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Obama Signs ‘Student Aid Bill of Rights’ to Assist Borrowers

President Barack Obama on Tuesday, March 10, signed a “Student Aid Bill of Rights” to help students deal with continually rising college loans.
categories EducationFinancePolitics

Election Totals Hold In Tight Commerce Race

Robles loses seat by fewer than 60 votes.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Debate Continues Over Controversial Health Law Case

The Supreme Court began meeting last week to consider the ongoing case of King v. Burwell, which puts at risk President Obama’s low- and middle-income subsidies for millions of Americans who live in states without their own private health insurance exchanges.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

First Fil-Am Mayor of Cerritos Re-elected to City Council

Cerritos’ first Filipino-American mayor, Mark Pulido, was re-elected to serve the Southern California city for an additional term on the city council.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Election Brings Some Changes to Local Councils

Change can be scary, so can the unknown. Election results have yet to be officially certified in Monterey Park or the City of Commerce, but it appears voters in those cities have for the most part opted to stick with what’s familiar.
categories City AffairsPolitics

Child Victims Entitled to Civil Recourse, Regardless of Legal Status

A bill authored by Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez aimed at protecting the rights of undocumented children in civil court proceedings has earned the backing of MALDEF, a legal civil rights group.
categories ImmigrationJusticePolitics
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