Immigrants

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Macy’s To Trump: You’re Fired

The Macy’s department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico’s governor and New York City’s mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants.

07/02/2015

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Immigration Detention Center Expands In Adelanto

Immigration authorities are expanding a Southern California detention facility to get more bed space for women with criminal records, immigrants with medical needs, recently-arrived asylum seekers and other detainees.

07/02/2015

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35 California Counties Extend Health Care To Immigrants

The decision was made Thursday by the County Medical Services Program. That program provides health services to the poor in the mostly rural, sparsely populated counties.

06/27/2015

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California On Cusp Of Offering Young Immigrants Health Care

In a move that adds momentum to efforts to integrate immigrants, California is on the cusp of becoming the largest state in the nation to extend state-subsidized health care coverage to children from low-income families who are in the country illegally.

06/17/2015

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Some Believe Video Singles Out Immigrants As Responsible For Lower Water Supplies

A Santa Barbara-based group has sparked a firestorm after some say a video posted last year singled out immigrants as responsible for lower water supplies.

05/26/2015

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California Issues 59,000 Driver’s Licenses To Immigrants

California issued 59,000 driver’s licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally during the first month their applications were accepted, state officials said Wednesday.

02/18/2015

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Immigrants Can Now Get Mexican Birth Certificates In U.S.

The Mexican government on Thursday started issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver’s licenses and protection from deportation.

01/14/2015

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California DMV Will Check Immigrants’ Prior Licenses

Immigrants in the country illegally who fraudulently obtained a California driver’s license before it was legal won’t get a new card until state authorities review their driving record.

01/13/2015

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46,200 Immigrants Apply For California Driver’s License

California officials say 46,200 immigrants started applying for a driver’s license in the first three days that the state began issuing licenses to immigrants who are in the country illegally.

01/06/2015

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DMV Gears Up For Migrant Driver’s Licenses

While tens of thousands of immigrants living in the country illegally are gearing up to apply for a long-sought driver’s license in California starting Jan. 2, others are being urged to think twice.

12/26/2014

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Thousands Attend Immigration Forum On Obama’s Reform Plan

Thousands of immigrants turned out for a forum in Downtown L.A. Sunday to learn about President Obama’s immigration reform plan.

12/14/2014

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What’s Next In Wake Of Obama Immigration Order?

A day after President Barack Obama announced his executive action on immigration, a question emerged: what’s next for those living in the U.S. without legal permission?

11/21/2014

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Millions Of Undocumented Immigrants Await Obama’s Upcoming Executive Order

Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys’ offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama’s yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation.

11/19/2014

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Mexican Consular ID Valid For California License

Mexican immigrants in the country illegally will need one form of valid identification from their country to apply for a California driver’s license while other immigrants will need at least two, state officials said Friday.

11/07/2014

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Obama Approves $4M To Fund Lawyers For Immigrant Children In Deportation Proceedings

The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.

09/30/2014

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