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    #WordsMatter — No Human Being is ‘Illegal’

    Oct 02, 2015

    Karla Martinez

    As a child, I thought anyone born on this earth was part of the United States. I did not know what being “legal” or “illegal” meant. When I heard the word “illegal,” I automatically thought about drugs or murder.
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    #WordsMatter — No Human Being is ‘Illegal’

    Oct 02, 2015

    Karla Martinez

    As a child, I thought anyone born on this earth was part of the United States. I did not know what being “legal” or “illegal” meant. When I heard the word “illegal,” I automatically thought about drugs or murder.
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    Does DACA Make You More Datable?

    Oct 02, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    Two years ago, everything seemed to fall into place for Chando Kem, from his mental state to his work and love life. That was when the Long Beach resident applied for and received Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA).
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    Does DACA Make You More Datable?

    Oct 02, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    Two years ago, everything seemed to fall into place for Chando Kem, from his mental state to his work and love life. That was when the Long Beach resident applied for and received Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA).
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    Why Local Asians Are Reluctant To Apply For Deportation Relief

    Aug 05, 2015

    CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters

    While many undocumented Cambodian and Filipino Long Beach residents may be eligible for DACA and other programs like T-Visa, a low number are applying because of fear, misinformation and other factors.
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    Why Local Asians Are Reluctant To Apply For Deportation Relief

    Aug 05, 2015

    CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters

    While many undocumented Cambodian and Filipino Long Beach residents may be eligible for DACA and other programs like T-Visa, a low number are applying because of fear, misinformation and other factors.
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    On This DACA Anniversary, Invest in Immigrants

    Jun 22, 2015

    Ju Hong

    "This weekend marked the third anniversary of DACA, yet the promise of deferred action and relief from deportation is still woefully out of reach for millions of undocumented and immigrant Californians," writes Ju Hong.
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    On This DACA Anniversary, Invest in Immigrants

    Jun 22, 2015

    Ju Hong

    "This weekend marked the third anniversary of DACA, yet the promise of deferred action and relief from deportation is still woefully out of reach for millions of undocumented and immigrant Californians," writes Ju Hong.
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    Undocumented Lives Matter: Why We Need Health4All

    May 28, 2015

    Jacqueline Hernandez

    We need health care for all now, writes Jacqueline Hernandez, a 22-year old college student in Merced. Hernandez is part of a large cadre of Central Valley residents, youth and community organizations that are advocating for SB4, which would provide health coverage to all Californians, regardless of immigration status.
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    Undocumented Lives Matter: Why We Need Health4All

    May 28, 2015

    Jacqueline Hernandez

    We need health care for all now, writes Jacqueline Hernandez, a 22-year old college student in Merced. Hernandez is part of a large cadre of Central Valley residents, youth and community organizations that are advocating for SB4, which would provide health coverage to all Californians, regardless of immigration status.
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    What Keeps Me Up at Night

    May 08, 2015

    Luis

    Luis is a 17-year-old undocumented teenager living in Arvin, California. Both his hopes and fears for his future keep this dreamer from falling asleep at night.
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    What Keeps Me Up at Night

    May 08, 2015

    Luis

    Luis is a 17-year-old undocumented teenager living in Arvin, California. Both his hopes and fears for his future keep this dreamer from falling asleep at night.
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    A Armenian Refugee Return to His Country

    May 04, 2015

    Ariana Sawyer

    A Armenian refugee Vahe Margaryan returns to his country, he will go to prison. Margaryan, who arrived in the United States seven years ago and was denied asylum after his lawyer falsified documents without his knowledge, tells his story.
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    A Armenian Refugee Return to His Country

    May 04, 2015

    Ariana Sawyer

    A Armenian refugee Vahe Margaryan returns to his country, he will go to prison. Margaryan, who arrived in the United States seven years ago and was denied asylum after his lawyer falsified documents without his knowledge, tells his story.
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    Female Hmong Veteran Reflects on Secret War

    Apr 30, 2015

    Kyle Moua

    Choua Thao wasn’t like other Hmong girls. At the age of six, she believes she was the first Hmong girl in Laos to attend school and learn English. The 72 year old veteran turned nurse talks about family, education, and her journey to California.
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    Female Hmong Veteran Reflects on Secret War

    Apr 30, 2015

    Kyle Moua

    Choua Thao wasn’t like other Hmong girls. At the age of six, she believes she was the first Hmong girl in Laos to attend school and learn English. The 72 year old veteran turned nurse talks about family, education, and her journey to California.
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    Undocumented Community Hopeful Despite Court Ruling

    Mar 19, 2015

    Daniel Jimenez

    In late February, a federal judge in Texas blocked Obama’s executive actions from going into effect. But that hasn’t dampened the hopes of immigrants in South Kern. “I feel that it will pass, and I can’t wait to finally feel like I am doing everything right in this country” said Moran, 42, a father of 3 US born children who has lived in South Ke...
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    Undocumented Community Hopeful Despite Court Ruling

    Mar 19, 2015

    Daniel Jimenez

    In late February, a federal judge in Texas blocked Obama’s executive actions from going into effect. But that hasn’t dampened the hopes of immigrants in South Kern. “I feel that it will pass, and I can’t wait to finally feel like I am doing everything right in this country” said Moran, 42, a father of 3 US born children who has lived in South Ke...
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    How American Samoans Are Being Short-Changed Over Citizenship

    Mar 11, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    Although American Samoa has been a U.S territory for over a hundred years, being born there does not come with the same privileges as being born in the United States.
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    How American Samoans Are Being Short-Changed Over Citizenship

    Mar 11, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    Although American Samoa has been a U.S territory for over a hundred years, being born there does not come with the same privileges as being born in the United States.
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    After AB60, Some Immigrants Have a Hard Time Getting a License

    Jan 30, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    The Department of Motor Vehicles is expected to process 1.4 million immigrants seeking licenses in the next three years as a result of AB 60, a new California law requiring the DMV to issue a driver’s license to applicants regardless of their immigration status.
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    After AB60, Some Immigrants Have a Hard Time Getting a License

    Jan 30, 2015

    Michael Lozano

    The Department of Motor Vehicles is expected to process 1.4 million immigrants seeking licenses in the next three years as a result of AB 60, a new California law requiring the DMV to issue a driver’s license to applicants regardless of their immigration status.
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