A Safer BART for All
 

A Safer BART for All

New America Media, Op-ed, Lateefah Simon and Nick Josefowitz, Posted: Jun 19, 2017

The BART Safe Transit Policy would ensure that money goes to transporting our riders and keeping them safe, not furthering a national anti-immigrant agenda.

 

Cuts to Medicaid Devastating for Rural Kids

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2017

House Republicans' threatened cuts to Medicaid would be devastating for children living in rural areas, according to a new study by researchers at Georgetown University.

 

“We Count for Nothing:” Immigrant Workers Learn About Health Options

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 30, 2017

A health care and immigration advocate urged day laborers to take advantage of health programs available to them, instead of withdrawing into the shadows because of the xenophobic climate created by the Trump administration.

 

Marking Ramadan in the Era of Trump

 

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: May 25, 2017

For the more than 3 million Muslims in America, Ramadan this year will be different in one particular way: We will be thinking more deeply about the fate of our country.

 

Femmigrants - A New Online Platform for Women Immigrant Entrepreneurs

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 25, 2017

Ika Aliyeva launched Femigrants.org in order to give female immigrant entrepreneurs like herself a "trusted platform" to seek advice and gain inspiration.

 

ACA Repeal Will Wipe Out Coverage Gains by Small Business Workers and Self-Employed

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 19, 2017

Republicans' efforts to repeal and replace the ACA threaten the health coverage of California's self-employed and those employed in small businesses.

 

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.

 

Q&A: K-Town ’92 Spotlights Unheard Stories of the LA Riots

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 15, 2017

Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Grace Lee discusses her latest project, K-Town '92, which takes a fresh look at the Los Angeles Riots 25 years later.

 

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.

 

The Unintended Consequences of Hate

 

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: May 03, 2017

Amid a rising tide of Islamophobia in the months since Trump's election, Muslims in San Jose, CA have undertaken a grassroots campaign to connect with local residents.

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