New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minorities

New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minorities

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: May 25, 2016

Voter-ID laws in some states are blocking lower-income minority and naturalized citizens--along with many elders--from their right to vote.

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.”

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.


State by State, Communities Push Back Against Voter Restrictions


New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 13, 2016

During a national telebriefing for ethnic media, voting rights advocates highlighted the work being done to secure the right to vote amid new restrictions in many states.


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.

Journalists File Complaint Against SF Sheriff's Department


New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 11, 2016

Four journalists filed complaints Tuesday against the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department.

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.

Philippine Presidential Candidate Duterte Leading, Likened to Trump, News Feature, Kristine Angeli Sabillo & Emil Guillermo, Posted: May 09, 2016

Reports from a Philippine-based news wire show Philippine Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte maintaining a wide lead in the polls on May 9, Manila time. One columnist calls him and Donald Trump, "political doppelgangers."

U.N.: No Flint Crisis If City Was ‘Well-Off or Overwhelmingly White’


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: May 09, 2016

Léo Heller, the special rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, called the crisis "a potential violation of [Flint residents'] human rights."


Doctors Agree With Sanders on Universal Health Care


New America Media, Question & Answer, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 07, 2016

Physicians warn that the risks of continuing the ACA will leave millions uninsured indefinitely.

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