Immigrant Day - 20 Years Later, California Surges Ahead

 

Immigrant Day - 20 Years Later, California Surges Ahead


New America Media, Commentary, Pedro Rios, Posted: May 23, 2016

Twenty years ago today, I felt a lump in my throat as I began the hour drive from San Francisco to Sacramento to join the first-ever Immigrant Day.

California Sen. Ricardo Lara on the ‘Trump Effect’

 

New America Media, News Report, Shikha Singh, Posted: May 20, 2016

Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, called California a “beacon of hope for immigrant communities and communities of color.”

 

First Openly Gay Vietnamese American Mayor Makes Bid for Congress

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: May 18, 2016

Bao Nguyen was elected Mayor of Garden Grove in 2014. An openly gay Buddhist in a decidedly conservative California stronghold, he is now running for Congress.

Mexican President Proposes Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

 

Univision, News Report, Posted: May 17, 2016

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced this week that he has proposed a change to the Mexican Constitution that would legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.

Judge Awards $15.2 Million to Exploited Filipino Workers

 

AsamNews, News Report, Posted: May 15, 2016

Eleven Filipino workers were awarded over $15 million in a lawsuit against their former employers, whose claim of labor exploitation and human trafficking was uncontested

 

Temp Workers in Fort Mac: Hope Quenched by Fire

 

New Canadian Media, News Report, Samantha Power, Posted: May 14, 2016

Many temporary foreign workers were employed in sectors supporting the oil economy in and around Fort McMurray, including its infamous tar sands.

 

CA Sen. Lara Urges Undocumented Parents to Sign Kids Up For Health Care

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 13, 2016

Undocumented parents should set their fears aside and enroll their children in the Health For All Kids program set to launch May 16, urges Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens.

 

In Election Year, More Immigrants Applying for U.S. Citizenship

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: May 13, 2016

The benefits of U.S. citizenship -- from being able to travel freely to being able to petition relatives -- extend far beyond November.

Editorial: #NeverTrump

 

La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: May 10, 2016

Editors of La Opinión write that we are at a dangerous moment for the democratic principles of the Republic.

 

Hispanic Millennials Saying ‘Adios’ to Spanglish

 

New America Media, Commentary, Louis Nevaer, Posted: May 10, 2016

To reach young Latinos, marketers are using English or Spanish, but not Spanglish.

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