Posts Tagged as "Immigrants"

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Documentary Screening Opens Discussion on Long Beach’s AAPI Community

Sep. 26, 2016 / By
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The film "Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story" prompts discussion on the issues affecting Long Beach's Asian American and Pacific Islanders, including schools, deportations, and refugee trauma.
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A Celebration of Immigrants and a Rejection of ‘Hate Speech’

Jun. 23, 2016 / By
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"I am an Immigrant" gathered over 400 people Saturday in Los Angeles to mark Immigrant Heritage Month. The gathering came just before today's Supreme Court ruling on President Obama's immigration programs.
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Medi-Cal Now Available For All Children in California

May. 19, 2016 / By
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185,000 undocumented children are expected to benefit from the expansion, according to state agencies.
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Long Beach Rallies for Workers, Immigrants on May Day

May. 3, 2016 / By
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Workers have celebrated May Day, or International Workers' Day, since the 1880's. On Sunday, Long Beach workers and immigrants rallied to say their struggle is not over.
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Get DACA, Pursue Your Dream Job

Jan. 26, 2016 / By
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The Mexican national is a recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the program announced in 2012 that allows certain undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to get a reprieve from deportation, and a social security number and a work permit.
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Cambodian Voices On The Local Impact Of Deportation

Dec. 22, 2015 / By
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The Khmer Girls in Action event 'Not Home for the Holidays' took place at McBride Park that day and held a discussion on the local impact of deportation. They shared ideas on how to keep families united.

Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

May. 13, 2015 / By
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After hearing heart-rending testimonials from three young undocumented immigrants who have seen first hand the havoc caused by not having access to health care, the Senate Health Committee voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.

Supervisors End Immigration Enforcement Program In LA County

May. 12, 2015 / By
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L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. officers will no longer be able to act as federal immigration enforcement, according to a recent vote by the Board of Supervisors.

Seeking Asylum A Century After Armenian Genocide

May. 4, 2015 / By
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April marked the 100-year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Approximately 1.4 million Armenians live in the United States, one million of which live across L.A. County.

Texas Judge Injunction: How Local Groups Are Reacting

Feb. 18, 2015 / By
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Long Beach Community Prepares for Administrative Relief and Reacts to Texas Judge’s injunction

Long Beach, CA- February 18th, 2015

Yesterday, Judge Hansen from Texas temporarily issued an injunction against President Obama’s Administrative Relief program 2 days before the implementation of an expanded DACA program that would enable additional “Dreamers” (undocumented youth brought here as children) to have temporary protection from deportation, a social security number and a work permit...

Victims Speak Out Against Fraudulent Scam Artists In LA County

Feb. 12, 2015 / By
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What makes Latinos so susceptible to immigration scams is that many scammers describe themselves as “notarios,” commonly known in Latin America as attorneys. But many posing here as “notarios” may not be attorneys at all.
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After AB60, Some Immigrants Have a Hard Time Getting a License

Jan. 30, 2015 / By
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The law is expected to bring a number of positive changes, from immigrants’ ability to get to school and work without fear of being stopped, to improving driver’s safety in general. But some say the road ahead isn’t as smooth as they thought it would be.