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New California Legislation Could Help Undocumented and Uninsured

New California Legislation Could Help Undocumented and Uninsured

By Dayanis Lorey EL NUEVO SOL Irma, at only 52 years of age, had to experience a hip replacement. For more than eight years, she has experienced health problems. She now depends economically on her eldest son because she is no longer able to work. Irma is an undocumented woman who needs health care. She

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Discovering just who are the 11.7 million undocumented. It’s not always whom we think

LatinaLista — There’s a lot of speculation, inside and outside the Beltway, as to exactly how President Obama will exercise his Executive powers to bypass Congressional inaction and institute real change in the nation’s immigration policies. Yet, most people aren’t as focused on what will happen with policy as they are with what will happen

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Violence driving children out of Central America is new kind of war warranting US attention and intervention

LatinaLista — If news headlines are any barometer, the “humanitarian crisis” at the Texas-Mexico border that commanded media and political attention for the last month is no more. Reports out of southern Mexico reveal just how seriously Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto took President Obama’s demand for cooperation and media outlets have been reporting military

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Obama administration declares surge at TX-Mexico border of unaccompanied minors a “humanitarian crisis”

LatinaLista — Fleeing life-threatening violence, extreme poverty or just wanting to be with their parents are reasons cited as to why there has been a 90 percent increase over last year of children from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico making the dangerous journey to the United States by themselves. While various immigrant advocates have

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Undocumented students get a helping hand from Raza educators

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego When Jesus Mendez Carbajal started his college education at San Diego Mesa College a little bit more tan three years ago, his parents, with a lot of sacrifice, had to pay for all expenses. Since Mendez Carbajal is an undocumented student, he didn’t qualify for federal financial

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Viernes Video: Broken promises to undocumented military veterans spurs new class of warriors

LatinaLista — It’s no accident that one of the requirements for granting citizenship to young DREAMers is that they serve in the military. There has been a long history of undocumented soldiers serving in the nation’s military, though official sources have claimed otherwise. Many times, according to personal reports, promises were made that the soldier

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