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California still expanding benefits to some immigrants, despite Trump public charge rule

California still expanding benefits to some immigrants, despite Trump public charge rule

BY YESENIA AMARO  Despite the U.S. Supreme Court siding with the Trump administration in a recent ruling on a controversial rule about undocumented immigrants who use public benefits, California this year expanded benefits to immigrant residents. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled to allow the Trump administration to proceed with the public charge rule. The […]

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Enforce Rule Barring Green Cards For Migrants Using Social Services

Supreme Court Allows Trump To Enforce Rule Barring Green Cards For Migrants Using Social Services

KEVIN DALEY SUPREME COURT CORRESPONDENT   The Supreme Court Monday allowed the Trump administration to enforce a new rule that will deny green cards to foreign nationals who use taxpayer-funded social services, lifting lower court injunctions that blocked the change. The 5-4 vote followed familiar ideological lines, with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, […]

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants

By Adam Beam SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration. Democrats in the state Legislature reached an agreement Sunday afternoon […]

Republicans Really Do Love Immigrants

Republicans Really Do Love Immigrants

Republicans Really Do Love Immigrants I was going to write a column today about why President Trump is on his way to re-election by a wide margin. I was ready for liberals to scoff at my prediction.  Then, suddenly days ago, Politico- the DC web site devoted to politics- featured a shocking headline, “How Trump is on […]

USCIS Makes Two More Applications Available for Online Filing

USCIS Makes Two More Applications Available for Online Filing

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that applicants can now complete and file Form N-600, Application for Certificate of Citizenship, and Form N-600K, Application for Citizenship and Issuance of Certificate Under Section 322 online. “One of the major burdens to both benefit seekers and the agency’s adjudicators is the costly, time […]

While Americans Watch Migrant Caravan, Illegal Border Crossings Spike In Texas

While Americans Watch Migrant Caravan, Illegal Border Crossings Spike In Texas

David Krayden | Ottawa Bureau Chief With Americans focused on the migrant caravan parked along the California border with Tijuana, illegal immigrants are streaming into the U.S. via Texas. As The Associated Press reports, U.S. Border Patrol agents detained 1,900 illegal refugees trying to enter the Rio Grande Valley — last weekend alone. The border patrol is […]

Trump pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Trump pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio

By George Miller Today, President Donald Trump pardoned six-time elected former Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  He had been convicted of a misdemeanor by a federal judge (who refused his right to trial by jury and more). At the age of 85 and over a half century of valuable government service in public safety, […]

Oxnard Chamber: May 11th Luncheon — Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants on Ventura County Agriculture

Oxnard Chamber: May 11th Luncheon — Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants on Ventura County Agriculture

The Oxnard Chamber Knowledge & Networking Lunch is an excellent opportunity to promote your business or organization.  Each lunch starts with networking and includes a speaker on a timely topic. This month’s topic is the Fiscal Impacts of Immigrants on Ventura County Agriculture with speakers John Krist and Edgar Terry.  The Oxnard Chamber Knowledge & Networking lunch […]

Nearly 1 million immigrants — including more than 170K convicts — ignoring deportation

Nearly 1 million immigrants are ignoring deportation orders to remain in the U.S. – including more than 170,000 convicted criminals, according to a new report Thursday that suggests the government’s deportation efforts are still falling short. Only a small fraction of the immigrants are even being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), meaning most […]

Pulitzer-winning photojournalist to speak: Don Bartletti focused his career on migrant issues

Pulitzer-winning photojournalist to speak: Don Bartletti focused his career on migrant issues

Don Bartletti, a former Los Angeles Times photographer, will present “The Roads Most Traveled: Photo Essays About Immigration” at 7 p.m. March 16 in Lundring Events Center on the Thousand Oaks campus. He will answer questions after the presentation. A reception featuring refreshments will precede his talk at 6:30 p.m. Bartletti, who was on the […]

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