Posts Tagged as "Undocumented Immigrants"

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...

NewsLongBeach: The Voices of UndocuQueers

Nov. 2, 2013 / By
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There’s a conversation underway in this country about immigration policies and its impact on those who live in the shadow of undocumented...

Undocuqueer Find Community in ‘Talking Circles’

Oct. 11, 2013 / By
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Young people are sitting in a circle at the beach, passing around Jarritos Mexican soda, joking about their secret crushes, and discussing where they would travel in the world if they could...

Openly Gay, Secretly Undocumented

Oct. 3, 2013 / By
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New America Media / Coachella Uninc., News Feature, Brenda R. Rincon

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Undocumented People Left Behind in Affordable Care Act

Sep. 19, 2013 / By
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Perla Flores, 27, knows first-hand what barriers exist for low-income, uninsured immigrants seeking healthcare.

Flores has experienced chronic acid reflux since she was 14-years-old, a condition that causes pain in the esophagus...

Our Community: Immigrants’ Rights Coalition

Aug. 28, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

What is Cortos Y Fuertes/Short and Strong?

Aug. 14, 2013 / By
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Cortos Y Fuertes/Short and Strong is a student film contest sponsored by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and UNITE HERE...

Immigration Bill May Not Be Everything You Think It Is, Activists Warn

Jun. 28, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Valeria Fernández

PHOENIX — Maricela De Jesus has renewed hope that passage of an immigration bill in the Senate will finally allow her and her husband to step out of the shadows, after 13 years of living in the United States without legal documents...

Deported U.S. Veterans Create Art on Border Wall

Jun. 5, 2013 / By
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El Tecolote, News Report, Laura Waxmann

Traducción al español

Editor’s Note: One of the amendments to the Senate’s immigration reform bill (Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.) would allow DREAMers who enroll in the military to become U.S...

Getting Legal Status At 28, A Whole World Opens

Apr. 12, 2013 / By
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Adrian Avila is a 28 year old immigrant who recently recieved legal status, he writes about the”the power of transformation of undocumented to documented.” This piece originally appeared in the San Jose Mercury News...

Community Leaders Tackle Education & Enforcement Issues in Immigration Reform

Mar. 28, 2013 / By
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Enforcement issues and education barriers are the biggest problems facing the undocumented community in Long Beach according to community leaders at a forum on immigration reform last week...