Posts Tagged as "Undocument Immigrants"

Long Beach City Council Supports Immigrants In Federal Court

Dec. 9, 2015 / By
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On Dec. 1, Long Beach residents gathered inside City Hall to ask that Long Beach be added to a long list of neighborhood cities who currently stand in support of DACA/DAPA.

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.

By Excluding Millions, Health Care Reform Falls Short

Dec. 10, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Op-ed, Linda Leu, Posted: Dec 10, 2013

Today, on the 65th anniversary of the day that the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it’s timely to remember one proclamation in particular: that “everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family.”

It’s important to reflect on that as we roll out one of the biggest reforms to our health care system that this country has seen...

Living Under One Roof: Mixed-Status Families Talk

Dec. 5, 2013 / By and
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Two different families with two different legal statuses share one thing in common: Fear...

After Arduous Journey, Dreamer Finally Getting Some Relief

Oct. 20, 2013 / By
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Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Jesus Valenzuela

SALINAS — By the time Alma Torres turned 12, her father had been back and forth between the family’s home in Michoacan, Mexico and the United States so many times that he decided it would be best to just bring the entire family to live with him in King City, California...

Long Beach Youth Voices on Immigration Reform

Feb. 8, 2013 / By
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Last week, President Obama gave a speech outlining his plan for comprehensive immigration reform.

In his speech, he emphasized a path to citizenship, continuing to strengthen border security and cracking down on employers who hire undocumented immigrants...

Latino Media to White House: Immigration Reform Now!

Nov. 20, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Nov 19, 2012

Ed. Note: President Obama announced last week that he expects Congress to propose a comprehensive immigration reform bill in early 2013...

The Pain of Farmwork — Teenager Describes Life in Fields From Age 7

Aug. 27, 2012 / By
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New America Media, First Person, David Bacon, Posted: Aug 27, 2012

Ed. Note: Three bills now making their way through Sacramento promise to dramatically improve conditions for California farmworkers, including one on Gov...

Review: A Better Life

Mar. 28, 2012 / By
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Written by John Oliver Santiago, VoiceWaves Journalist.

A film still from the film, A Better Life...

A Tale of Two Undocumented Graduates

Mar. 23, 2012 / By
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Profile, Text: Ruby Perez / Photos: Monica Quesada

Raul Rodriguez and Alberto Ledesma live parallel lives.

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Coming Out as Undocumented in the Suburbs

Jan. 17, 2012 / By
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Alhambra Source, News Feature, Daniela Gerson and Nathan Solis, Posted: Jan 16, 2012

Photo caption: Jonathan Perez, bottom left, is part of a new movement of undocumented youth in the San Gabriel Valley...

California Dream Act Brings New Opportunities for Undocumented Students

Nov. 28, 2011 / By
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Written by John Oliver Santiago

On October 9, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 131—the second part of the California Dream Act...