Getting a Driver’s License Is Economic Lifeline for Immigrants

Getting a Driver’s License Is Economic Lifeline for Immigrants

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Villar is among an estimated 1.4 million undocumented residents in the state who are eligible for a driver’s license under a bill (AB 60) passed in California in 2013.

Alejandro Iñárritu Dedicates Oscar to Fellow Mexicans


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

Alejandro Iñárritu, winner of the 2015 Best Director Oscar for the film Birdman, dedicated his win to his fellow Mexicans in Mexico and the United States.


California “Ambassadors” Help Other Immigrant Elders Get Needed Help


KALW Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Jen Chien, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

Ethnic elders in Fremont, Calif., become “Ambassadors” to help other seniors, many recent immigrants, obtain needed community services.

Federal Court Blocks Government from Detaining Asylum Seekers


New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 20, 2015

A federal court put a halt to the Obama administration's policy of locking up asylumseekers as a deterrent.


Why Immigrant Rights Advocates Aren’t Worried About Texas Judge’s Ruling


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Feb 17, 2015

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Obama’s executive actions on immigration from going into effect.


LA Mayor, Homeland Urge Undocumented Immigrants to Step Forward


Asian Journal, News Report, Allyson Escobar, Posted: Feb 16, 2015

Hundreds of departments and organizations have been gearing up to implement the plans that are estimated to affect millions of undocumented residents living in the United States.


Spotting and Avoiding Scams in Ethnic Communities


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Feb 12, 2015

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a campaign looking to highlight scams targeting ethnic and immigrant communities.


At Long Last, Romero Named a Martyr by Pope Francis


AL DÍA NEWS, Commentary, Sabrina Vourvoulias, Posted: Feb 10, 2015

It is no coincidence that a Latin American pope finally named Archbishop Romero a martyr.

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Brings Down the House at Watch Parties


Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Feb 09, 2015

From a spacious nightclub in Times Square to a 190-seat auditorium in LA’s Little Tokyo district, Asian Americans coast to coast packed venues holding live community watch parties for the highly-anticipated network debut of ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat Wednesday night.


El Salvador's Plan to Defeat Gangs Must Start With Youth


New America Media, Op-ed, Róger Lindo, Posted: Feb 06, 2015

Last week the government of El Salvador unveiled a plan to address the gangs that have overrun the country. But it will not be an easy task.

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