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Immigrants miss deadline, lose federal healthcare

Immigrants miss deadline, lose federal healthcare

The Venture Scores of immigrants across the country have lost their insurance coverage obtained through the Affordable Care Act after failure to meet a federally imposed September 5th deadline to verify their immigration status. Obamacare and immigration advocates scrambled to help applicants provide the necessary paperwork to retain coverage but thousands still had not provided

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EPA Funds Border Projects

Frontera NorteSur The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this month new funding for environmental projects in U.S. and Mexican border communities. Totaling more than $8.6 million, grants are being awarded in conjunction with the San Antonio-based North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Border Environmental Cooperation Commission as part of meeting the goals

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Song inspires writer to search for nameless victims in ‘Deportees’ plane crash

By Elvin Alves Borderzine EL PASO — Folksinger Woody Guthrie wrote a poem In 1948 about a plane crash that year in which 32 people lost their lives near Los Gatos Creek in the Diablo mountain range of California. The flight was carrying 28 migrant farmworkers who were being deported back to Mexico. Guthrie was

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Court overturns Arizona law denying bail to immigrant felony suspects

By Camaron Stevenson Cronkite News WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court Wednesday overturned Arizona’s Proposition 100, saying the voter-approved law banning bail for felony suspects who are believed to be in this country illegally is unconstitutional on its face. A divided 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law violated due-process rights of suspects

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Library Helps Latinos and Others Digitize History

By Andra Cernavskis MissionLocal On Saturday afternoon, Susan Goldstein, the City of San Francisco’s archivist, could be found in the San Francisco Public Library’s fifth floor DIGI Center, a room for digital archiving, pouring over old, print photos with Alejandra Palos, a woman ready to donate some of her father’s photos. Manuel Palos, an architectural

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Ninety-year-old only surviving veteran in Delaware of the Borinqueneers

By Gabriel Pilonieta-Blanco El Tiempo Hispano Manuel, fondly called by his friends Manolín, was born on May 4th, 1924 at four in the afternoon at Corozal, on the island of Puerto Rico. In the central town of the island he lived until he was 10 years old when his father, a hard worker, believer and

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