Posts Tagged as "Immigrants"

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.

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.

For Many Mexican Immigrants, Holidays Are the Hardest Part of the Year

Dec. 23, 2014 / By
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Many Mexican immigrants see the holidays as a harsh reminder of the border that divides them from their families.

Latino Immigrants Use Theater to Heal from Trauma

Oct. 14, 2014 / By
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There are many conventional ways to treat trauma in the United States, counseling and prescriptions among them. But what about theater and the arts?

Community Forum Addresses Immigrant & Youth Trauma In Long Beach

Oct. 7, 2014 / By
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On Oct. 1, community members and leaders convened to address, "What is trauma and why does it matter?" Attendees heard stories from residents and a panel discussion addressed policy and systems approaches to trauma and healing.

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...

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


New School Standards Present Challenge for Refugee Students

Apr. 16, 2014 / By
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San Diego Voice, News Report, Kimetha Hill, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

Photo courtesy of San Diego Refugee Tutoring Center

Editor’s Note: As California schools scramble to prepare for the new educational standards known as Common Core, teachers who work with refugee students have a different concern: the new computerized tests could make these students fall even further behind...