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Category: Politics

Citizenship Day: Celebrating the Changing Face of American Citizenship

Naturalized US citizens – who must be legal permanent residents (LPRs) or “green card” holders – are incredibly diverse but over the past 10 years, immigrants from Asia have been the largest and fastest-growing LPR population.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops

Barred from national V.A. cemeteries, South Vietnamese veterans are establishing a resting place to honor their own.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Filipina Runs for Glendale City Council Anew

After failing to make it in 2013, a Filipina is once again running for a seat in the Glendale City Council in the upcoming April 2015 city elections.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

California Law Now Provides Workers ‘Paid Sick Leave’

California will be requiring most employers to provide millions of workers to have three “sick days” each year according to a legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday, Sept. 10.
categories BusinessHealthPolitics

How Citizenship Changed My Life — From College to the Ballot Box

In celebration of Citizenship Day on Sept. 17, new Americans describe how their lives changed after they became U.S. citizens.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

September 23 — An Earth Day for Voters

In a world where every day is a holiday a group of organizations came together and decided that surely one of these days should be dedicated to voter registration.
category Politics

Q&A: What is the American Dream?

In an interview with NAM Executive Director Sandy Close, noted author and essayist Richard Rodriguez says there now exist two American Dreams.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationPolitics

Immigration Reform Stalled, But CA’s ‘Health For All’ Bill on Its Way Back

Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Los Angeles) is renewing his pledge to extend health coverage to undocumented immigrants in California.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthImmigrationPolitics

Obama’s Delay on Immigration Angers Activists

President Obama’s decision Saturday to delay a promised executive order on immigration reform until after the November election is being met with “deep disappointment” and anger by immigrant rights activists.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Supervisor Molina to Challenge Huizar In Los Angeles 14th Council District

Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina, who is being termed out of her board seat, said Friday she will challenge Jose Huizar next year for his seat on the Los Angeles City Council.
categories City AffairsPolitics
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