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DHS Awards Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks And Anaheim Organizations FY 2021 Citizenship And Integration Grant

DHS Awards Los Angeles, Sherman Oaks And Anaheim Organizations FY 2021 Citizenship And Integration Grant

LOS ANGELES — This week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) awarded approximately $10 million in grants to 40 organizations in 25 states to help prepare lawful permanent residents (LPRs) for naturalization. Of the $10 million, a grant of $250,000 has been awarded to each organization:  Access California Services, Anaheim, Calif. Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), Los […]

Coming to America: Cambodia, The Next Generation

Coming to America: Cambodia, The Next Generation

Installment 2 by Kathleen S. Roos Ph. D. Introduction: Last week, we published an interview with Vanchat Toch, father of this week’s subject, Mony Toch.  This week, we will explore the generational impact the Khmer Rouge has had on families. I have known Olivia Roeun (now Toch) and Mony Toch, Vanchhat’s son, for over 16 […]

Congress Members: Texas, Close the Border!

Congress Members: Texas, Close the Border!

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Members of the Republican Study Committee visited the Rio Grande Valley this week to learn about the challenges Texas is facing in one of the heaviest trafficked sectors along the states border with Mexico. The committee is the largest conservative caucus in the U.S. House of […]

Immigrant To Be Deported After Being Convicted Of Raping Mentally Disabled Child

Immigrant To Be Deported After Being Convicted Of Raping Mentally Disabled Child

MARY ROSE CORKERY REPORTER An immigrant will be deported for failing to disclose his crime of raping a mentally disabled child on immigration paperwork, the Department of Justice announced in a Thursday press release. J. Refugio Gomez-Juarez, 51, originally from Mexico, lied while under oath in his U.S. naturalization interview on Sept. 1, 2010, according to a U.S. […]

A 2021 Immigrant Story, for the New Year, for this Nation, for the World…

A 2021 Immigrant Story, for the New Year, for this Nation, for the World…

    By Armando Vazquez       Millions of us immigrants flee from countries from all over the world because tyrannical leaders routinely and viciously abused democratic principles, it seemed, at every turn. Many of the world’s immigrants attempt to come to this country seeking refuge, asylum and protection. If you are poor, a female, […]

Immigrant, Illegal Alien Unemployment Skyrockets Amid Pandemic: Study

Immigrant, Illegal Alien Unemployment Skyrockets Amid Pandemic: Study

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Both the immigrant and natural-born populations in the U.S. are suffering from soaring unemployment numbers, according to a study from a conservative think tank. The unemployment rate among immigrants rose 320% amid the coronavirus pandemic, igniting more concerns over foreign workers entering the country during a precarious time for the labor […]

‘Hispanic Invasion’: Alleged El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto Is An Anti-Immigrant Call To Arms

‘Hispanic Invasion’: Alleged El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto Is An Anti-Immigrant Call To Arms

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter . A nearly 2,400-word manifesto posted online shortly before a deadly attack in El Paso is believed to belong to the alleged perpetrator, law enforcement officials say.  In the manifesto, the author rails against mass immigration into the U.S., arguing that political leaders are not doing enough to […]

The American Dream Series #2: USSR to USA!

The American Dream Series #2: USSR to USA!

    By Lisa  Vartanian The date was January 20th 1981. As President to be Ronald Reagan held his hand on his mother’s bible to become the 40th President of the free world, my family and I were in Moscow’s American Embassy to get the last of many clearances to immigrate to the United States […]

Study: More than 7-in-10 California Immigrant Households Are on Welfare

Study: More than 7-in-10 California Immigrant Households Are on Welfare

By John Binder More than 7-in-10 households headed by immigrants in the state of California are on taxpayer-funded welfare, a new study reveals. The latest Census Bureau data analyzed by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) finds that about 72 percent of households headed by noncitizens and immigrants use one or more forms of taxpayer-funded welfare programs in California — the […]

The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

by Jolin Crofts This is the sixth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and worked to achieve their own “American Dreams.”   An Immigration Story I was born in Iran in the 60s. After my arranged marriage at age 19 with a prominent family from […]

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