Navajo Presidential Inauguration Historic in Several Ways

Navajo Times, News Analysis, Posted: May 19, 2015

For the first time in the history of the Navajo Nation, a Navajo leader from New Mexico replaced another.

 

Rigid Requirements for Older Refugees Test U.S. Humanitarianism

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 15, 2015

Rigid welfare and citizenship requirements for elderly, sick refugees ultimately puts U.S. humanitarian aims to the test.

 

Calif. Legislator Chastises Colleagues on Cuts to State’s Most Vulnerable

 

New America Media, Commentary, Cheryl R. Brown, Posted: May 15, 2015

California’s Legislature has shelved a bill to restore income-aid cuts to the states impoverished senior and disabled citizens--despite today’s budget surplus.

 

'Anti-Indian Rhetoric' at Rogue Congressional Hearing

 

Indian Country, Commentary, Gale Courey Toensing, Posted: May 14, 2015

Rev. John Norwood, a councilman of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribe, warned tribes against falling victim to the government’s "divide and conquer” strategy.

LA County Supervisors Vote to End 287(g)

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: May 13, 2015

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to end the 287 (g) program and remove immigration agents from county jails.

 

It Takes a Village to Gain Citizenship

 

New America Media, Op-ed, Carlos Amador, Posted: May 13, 2015

A California proposal would invest $20 million in education, outreach, and application assistance for both citizenship and deportation relief.

 

Prop. 47's Second Battle -- Getting the Word Out

 

We'Ced, News Report, Claudia J. Gonzalez, Posted: May 13, 2015

The law that reclassifies some nonviolent felonies as misdemeanors has gone into effect, but many don't know it exists.

 

16.9 Million More Americans Insured Under Obamacare, Study Says

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Agnes Constante, Posted: May 13, 2015

Nearly 17 million Americans have gained health insurance since key provisions of the Affordable Care Act were implemented in 2013.

 

Older Refugees Face Challenges Trying to Maintain SSI Aid

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 12, 2015

Somali refugee Sugow Said was stunned when Social Security cut off his income. Many more face the same dilemma.

 

La Opinión: The Difference With Hillary

 

La Opinión, Editorial, Staff, Posted: May 07, 2015

An editorial in La Opinión argues that Hillary Clinton's support for DACA and DAPA is what makes her stand out.

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