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California’s universal health care proposal includes covering undocumented immigrants

California’s universal health care proposal includes covering undocumented immigrants

By Drew Gregory Lynch State Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, has introduced a bill to overhaul California’s health care system to create a single-payer model, the latest example of the Golden State bucking the Trump agenda and taking a “go it alone” approach. The Healthy California Act would create a universal health care system – […]

California DMV licensed 800,000 undocumented immigrants under 2-year-old law

California DMV licensed 800,000 undocumented immigrants under 2-year-old law

SAN JOSE, Calif. — On the day California officials implemented a controversial law that allows undocumented residents to obtain driver’s licenses, Department of Motor Vehicles offices throughout the state were packed with immigrants looking to take advantage of the opportunity. Two years after the Jan. 1, 2015, implementation of AB 60, an estimated 806,000 undocumented […]

All ‘Immigrants’ Are Not Equal

All ‘Immigrants’ Are Not Equal

Undocumented immigrants hit the road with CA driver’s licenses

Undocumented immigrants hit the road with CA driver’s licenses

by James Poulos . After two months of granting driver’s licenses to once-undocumented immigrants, California officials reported big numbers. The Golden State program has supplied licenses to almost 150,000 immigrants. Supporters of the move have been quick to tout its perceived advantages — and to boost participation among those eligible. Similar programs have been introduced in nine other […]

Santa Barbara News-Press Freedom of Speech Rally- and counter-rally- 1-19-15- Part 1

Santa Barbara News-Press Freedom of Speech Rally- and counter-rally- 1-19-15- Part 1

By George Miller Multiple groups, organized by We The People Rising, held a rally at The Santa Barbara News-Press headquarters, on Martin Luther King Day (which they emphasized) to defend free speech for the press and others. Shortly thereafter, Immigrant advocacy group , PODER (People Organized for the Defense & Equal Rights of SB Youth) started a counter […]