In 2015 Cal State Long Beach student body president and undocumented immigrant Jose Salazar made headlines when it emerged he would not be paid for the position because of his immigration status.
Leticia Urrutia’s DACA renewal is coming up in October, a month before the presidential elections.
Immigrant rights advocates say the Supreme Court ruling on two programs that would have granted temporary deportation relief for millions of undocumented immigrants is a setback. But, they insist, it is not the end of the road.
eeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is set to announce its decision in United States v. Texas, immigrant rights advocates are working to get accurate information to residents of one of the state’s hardest-to-serve regions: California’s Central Valley.
Kicking off his statewide tour to promote California’s Health for All Kids program, the new law’s author, State Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, said undocumented parents should set their fears aside and enroll their children in the program
Farmworker Maria Flores’s face breaks into a broad smile when she is told that soon her 14-year-old Mexico-born daughter, Ana, will be eligible for the state’s full-scope Medi-Cal program, under the Health For All Kids program set to launch May 16.
Somewhere, in some corner of his mind, 25-year-old Brian Cheong was aware since he was in middle school that he, like the rest of his family, was undocumented.
On January 23, he was among about 100 Contra Costa County residents who enrolled in health care services at an event hosted by Healthy Richmond and other partners at the Richmond Memorial Auditorium.
Maria Perez’ mother Gema describes her family’s first years of living in the United States as “very frightening.” Undocumented, they didn’t speak the language and had no friends or relatives nearby.
People don’t realize that when you deport someone, you are hurting their entire family and community.
I should know.