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New America Media - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 09:46
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5th Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Case on DACA, DAPA

New America Media - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 14:38
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans held a hearing Friday on the federal government’s emergency request to move forward with President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)... New America Media http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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California Recognizes Cambodian Genocide Survivors

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 17:00
SACRAMENTO — The California State Senate on Thursday unanimously approved Senate Resolution 21 authored by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to commemorate the suffering and loss of the Cambodian people during the Cambodian genocide 40 years ago. Senate Resolution 21... New America Media http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 14:36
SACRAMENTO – After hearing heart-rending testimonials from three young undocumented immigrants who have seen first hand the havoc caused by not having access to health care, the Senate Health Committee yesterday voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians,... Viji Sundaram http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=68
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Is Diversity at the Gates of the ‘Green Insiders Club’ Just a Dream?

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:48
How does one get into the mainstream environmental organization’s “Green Insiders' Club,” where minorities are underrepresented? If the communities most interested in environmental justice issues are people of color, why is getting into the mainstream environmental groups so difficult? These... Jenny Manrique http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Ohio is the Worst State for Undocumented Immigrants When It Comes to Health

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:50
Ohio is the least inclusive state in the country when it comes to policies promoting the health and well-being of undocumented immigrants, according to a report released on Thursday.The study, by researchers at the UC Global Health Institute and UCLA,... Ted Hesson http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Hacerse ciudadano no es tan difícil

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 08:00
“La campaña por la ciudadanía tiene que ser a gran escala”, dijo el martes Sandy Close, directora ejecutiva de New America Media, durante una mesa redonda entre medios locales y organizaciones que promueven la naturalización no solo en Florida sino... Cira Apitz http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Napolitano to Gov. Brown -- ‘What Went Down Must Come Up’

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 07:51
Chinese Korean Spanish Ed. Note: UC President Janet Napolitano is locked is a battle with California Gov. Jerry Brown and the state legislature over restoring funding to the University cut during the recession. In an interview with NAM Editor... Peter Schurmann http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=64
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40 Years After the War: The Making of a New Vietnam

New America Media - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 00:05
Photo Credit: Catherine KarnowForty years have passed since the Vietnam War ended and still I struggle to define my constantly changing relationship with my homeland.I was 11 when my family and I left Vietnam as refugees at the end of... Andrew Lam http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=8
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Court Backs Remedies to Prevent Racial Profiling of Arizona Latinos in Arpaio Case

New America Media - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 16:29
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court today affirmed an Arizona federal judge’s finding that the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office engaged in unconstitutional racial profiling against Latino motorists. The three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals also agreed that... ACLU http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Silk: Marvel’s New Asian American Female Superhero

Hyphen Blog - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:47

Silk is the Asian American female superhero to get her own series in an industry of overrepresented white, males.

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Rise Up! with the LGBTQ Community on Immigration

Hyphen Blog - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:51

Hyphen is teaming up with the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) to launch their "Rise Up! NQAPIA Week of Action on Immigration."

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AAPI Community Organizations Make Push for Immigrants to Apply for DACA

New America Media - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 02:20
There are roughly 11.5 million undocumented immigrants in the US today, and 1.5 million of those are Asian Americans. In California alone, at least 40,000 of the half a million undocumented immigrants in the state are eligible for beneficial programs... Asian Journal http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Family, Grassroots Leaders Demand Justice for Henry Glover

New America Media - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 01:10
Former NOPD officer David Warren gunned down Henry Glover, 31, while the victim was standing in the parking lot of the strip mall in Algiers. After Glover was shot, William Tanner gave him a ride to an elementary school in... Staff http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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First Lady on Challenges Facing Native Youth: ‘We Own This'

New America Media - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 15:08
 First Lady Michelle Obama recalled her and her husband’s historic trip to Indian country in 2014 before making bold statements in regards to the current state of Indian country at the Generation Indigenous Native Youth Challenge (Gen-I) convening on April... Indian Country http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Court Shuts Down Credit Repair “Scam” that Targeted Latinos

New America Media - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 13:24
   At the request of the Federal Trade Commission, a court has halted the operations of a company that allegedly posed as an affiliate of the FTC to market bogus credit repair services to Spanish-speaking consumers, legal action that is... George White http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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A Wealthy Donor, Playing Cop, Charged With Manslaughter for Shooting an Unarmed Man

New America Media - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:36
 Robert Bates, the Oklahoma reserve deputy who fatally shot Eric Harris while Harris was detained, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, CNN reports. Video footage of the incident has been released that shows how Bates used a gun instead of... The Root http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Police Shot to Death 115 people in March, Most of Them were Black Men

New America Media - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:03
  If Murder Inc. was still operating, the nation’s police would be their top competitor.Murder Inc., which was headed by Louis “Lepke” Buchalter and later by Albert “The Mad Hatter” Anastasia, was the enforcement arm of organized crime in the... Louisiana Weekly http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Task Force on New Americans Highlights Importance of Immigrant Media

New America Media - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:29
When President Obama announced his executive actions on Nov. 20, the two most controversial programs got the most attention. The expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the launch of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), which... Elena Shore http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=7
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U.S. Citizenship -- The Only Way to Travel Freely

New America Media - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 08:00
MIAMI — Sarai Portillo, 35, never planned on becoming a U.S. citizen. She thought having a green card was enough for her to remain secure in the country."I used to tell my husband that we are not staying here long-term,"... Anthony Advincula http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=63
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