SCOTUS Decision on Immigration 'Not the End of the Road'

SCOTUS Decision on Immigration 'Not the End of the Road'

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jun 24, 2016

Immigrant rights advocates say the Supreme Court ruling blocking two programs that would have benefited millions is a setback but not the end of the road.


Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a quarter of those eligible have submitted their requests, and the window of opportunity is set to expire next year.


Sheriff Alleges Mayor Behind the Takeover of the Orleans Parish Prison


Louisiana Weekly, News Report, C.C. Campbell-Rock, Posted: Jun 22, 2016

Negotiations are currently underway in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) attempt to take control of the Orleans Parish Prison from the city’s first Black sheriff.


Growing Temp Industry Shuts Out Black Workers, Exploits Latinos


Chicago Reporter, News Report, Will Evans, Posted: Jun 21, 2016

She was working for a temp agency in spring 2014, supervising workers at a big brick packaging plant northwest of Chicago. Crews of minimum-wage temp workers in hairnets boxed consumer products such as adult diapers and energy drinks in shifts around the clock.


CA Leads Way in Solar Tech but Communities of Color Left Behind


El Tecolote/ New America Media, News Report, Calindra Revier, Posted: Jun 18, 2016

California is the leader of solar technology and one of the wealthiest states, yet its poorer communities in large part don’t have access to this expanding technology.


Undocumented Victims of Orlando Shooting Face Unique Challenges


Fusion, News Report, Jorge Rivas and Rafa Fernandez De Castro, Posted: Jun 17, 2016

Victims without legal status in the United States face an additional set of challenges in the wake of the Orlando mass-shooting.


An Islamic Argument Against Homophobia


New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jun 16, 2016

The often fatal homophobia against the LGBT community within Islam stems from a misreading of the Quran and its message of justice, tolerance and empathy.


Editorial: Bring Back the Assault Weapons Ban


New America Media, Editorial, Posted: Jun 15, 2016

What made the Orlando tragedy all too possible – in fact likely – was the ease with which guns like the AR15 are bought and sold in this country.


Orlando Shooting: LGBT Community Still Lives In Fear


Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Keisa Reynolds, Posted: Jun 12, 2016

I think about potential violence every day. I think about how easy of targets we may be when there are dozens of us waiting in line at bars and nightclubs.


Ahead of SCOTUS Ruling, Getting the Message Out to Central Valley Immigrants


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Jun 10, 2016

As they wait for a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, advocates are preparing immigrant communities for three possible outcomes.

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Immigrants Encouraged to ‘Take Action’ -- Apply for DACA, Get Ready for DAPA
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