By Lawrence C. Ochoa
Undocumented immigrants among California’s diverse communities, including those from the Philippines, Mexico, Central America, Canada, China and Vietnam, are going to be left out of health care coverage unless a bill called “Health for All” becomes law, a leading state senator told ethnic media reporters on September 5.
By Jun Medina
Prominent Filipino journalist and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 other undocumented immigrants on Wednesday, August 20 appealed for deportation deferrals and the inclusion of most of the 11 million undocumented immigrants in any executive action to reduce deportations.
By Anthony Advincula
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation last month creating municipal identification cards for half a million undocumented immigrants living in New York City, a move hailed by government officials and advocacy groups as a “huge milestone” to expand benefits for immigrants and protect their rights.
A Filipino-American organization that grew out of Filipinos for Obama during the presidential campaigns, called on members of the US Congress to stop political bickering and enact immigration reforms.
Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson on June 5 announced the renewal process for individuals enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.