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Applying for Citizenship: I Should Have Done It Sooner
 

Applying for Citizenship: I Should Have Done It Sooner

New America Media, Commentary, Giannina Diaz Coello, Posted: May 22, 2017

When the conversation about immigrants began to get ugly, I decided it was time to apply for citizenship.

 

Day Laborers Urged to Take Advantage of Available Health Coverage

 

New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique, Posted: May 17, 2017

Fear generated by threats to repeal Obamacare, coupled with anti-immigrant rhetoric, is keeping some immigrants from taking advantage of health care programs their children are entitled to under a program launched in California last year.

 

Outside Washington, A ‘More Powerful’ Immigrant Rights Movement Emerges

 

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: May 11, 2017

Despite the cloud of fear hanging over immigrant communities, there is a growing and increasingly organized resistance.

 

Anxiety Grips California Students Amid Immigration Crackdown

 

California Health Report, News Report, Claudia Boyd-Barrett, Posted: May 09, 2017

Fear that their parents may be deported grips the estimated 700,000 public school students in California who have at least one undocumented parent.

 

Bill Seeks to Improve Treatment, Conditions in CA Dialysis Clinics

 

New America Media, News Report, Text: George White / Video: Veronica Caro and Mariah Smith, Posted: May 09, 2017

Supporters of the bill say that poor working conditions create a safety risk for the thousands of Californians being treated for end-stage kidney failure.

 

Kern County Stands to Lose Big if ACA is Repealed

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Expansion of the Medi-Cal program under ACA allowed 95,679 adults in Kern County, or 10 percent of its population, to get health insurance, some for the very first time, according to the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. It dropped the county’s rate of uninsured children to less than 5 percent.

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown Pardons Three Deported Veterans

 

La Opinion, News Report, Pilar Marrero, Posted: Apr 18, 2017

In an unprecedented move, California Gov. Jerry Brown pardoned three U.S. veterans who had been deported.

 

Volunteers Help Low Income Earners File Taxes For Free in Santa Ana

 

New America Media, News Feature, Eric Licas, Posted: Apr 14, 2017

They suggest that their efforts to promote financial literacy and awareness of free online filing tools have empowered many of their normal clients to submit their taxes on their own.

 

No Happy Endings, But Oakland’s BMW Trio Fosters Togetherness

 

New America Media, News Feature, Eve Pell, Posted: Apr 10, 2017

The trio founded a nonprofit organization called BMW to promote volunteer programs and give back to the city.

NY Judge Rules Documents Can Be Destroyed to Protect Identities

 

Univision.com, News Report, Posted: Apr 07, 2017

A judge ruled on Friday that New York City officials can destroy personal documents related to the city's ID program.

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Bill Seeks to Improve Treatment, Conditions in CA Dialysis Clinics
 
Bill Seeks to Improve Treatment, Conditions in CA Dialysis Clinics

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Posted: May 09, 2017

 

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