Posts Tagged as "Immigration"

Media Briefing On Executive Action & The Stakes for Health Care in CA

Dec. 15, 2014 / By
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Workshop: Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

Dec. 11, 2014 / By


December 14
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
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Filipino Migrant Center
(562) 438-9515


Long Beach Community Reacts to President Obama’s Immigration Action

Nov. 21, 2014 / By
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On Thursday night, November 20th, a diverse group of Long Beach residents—mothers, fathers, young people and others, gathered in Cesar Chavez Park in the cold night air to watch the historic Executive Action announcement by President Obama...

One Long Beach Dreamer’s Success Story

Nov. 21, 2014 / By
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Last night, Pres. Obama announced the steps he is taking under executive action to fix the broken immigration system. While millions of undocumented immigrants will be granted a pathway to citizenship, millions more are still left invisible. Today, VoiceWaves highlights one undocumented success story.

DACA Recipients Grateful for Present, Uncertain About Future

Oct. 21, 2014 / By
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Despite the boom in applications, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services estimates that of the 1.2 million people eligible for DACA, half a million of them have yet to apply.

How Immigrant & Refugee Trauma Plays Out In Long Beach

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Local immigrants and refugees share their trauma stories and explain how it affects them in Long Beach.

For LA Youth, Child Migrants Are Humanitarian, Not Political, Issue

Jul. 25, 2014 / By
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Editor’s Note: This week a group of young people in Los Angeles went on a seven-day fast to call attention to the welfare of children who are crossing into the United States to flee violence in their home countries...

Need help filling out your DACA application?

Jun. 25, 2014 / By
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Need help filling out your DACA application?

Come and get help at our legal clinic:

When: Sat, June 28, 10am – 2pm

Where: The Center Long Beach, 2017 East 4th Street, Long Beach, CA

-Assistance will be on site to help you prepare your DACA application

-Resources for DACA renewals will be on site...

Naturalization – Do It for Your Family

Jun. 12, 2014 / By
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It’s hard to imagine that we as individuals can do anything about the broken immigration system that is tearing many of our families apart...

First Annual Immigrant Heritage Month

Jun. 3, 2014 / By
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Media Contact: Mario Moreno, 202-383-5994
June 3, 2014

Forum, Bethlehem Project Support First Annual Immigrant Heritage Month
Nationwide Effort to Highlight Immigrant Impact


Language Access Rally & Hearing: April 14

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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Is the City doing its job to implement language access?

Last year in August 2013, community residents were successful in urging the City Council to pass a City-wide Language Access Policy that increased and improved translation and interpretation services for residents in Spanish, Khmer and Tagalog. ..

“Enrique’s Journey” Author To Speak At Public Library

Mar. 4, 2014 / By
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Author and columnist Sonia Nazario will be at  the Long Beach Public Library’s Main Library auditorium on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2:00PM as she discusses her best-selling book ‘Enrique’s Journey.’  Based on a Pulitzer prize-winning series of articles in the Los Angeles Times in 2002, Nazario recounts the unforgettable quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States...