Posts Tagged as "DACA"

Immigrants Encouraged to ‘Take Action’ — Apply for DACA, Get Ready for DAPA

March 9, 2016 / By
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Obama’s expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and launch of a new program for undocumented parents of U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents, called Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), could provide millions of undocumented immigrants temporary relief from deportation and access to work permits.

DACA Gives Korean Immigrant a ‘Shot in the Arm’

March 1, 2016 / By
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Cheong had graduated at the top of his class in Baltimore, but here in the Bay Area, college after college turned down his application for in-state tuition. He finally enrolled in De Anza Community College in Cupertino, working part-time as a cashier in local restaurants to help with tuition. The college fees, he said, were not exactly affordable, but they were “manageable.” His father’s salary as a pastor at a small South Bay Korean church, and his mother’s job as an announcer at a Korean radio station barely covered his tuition.

Republicans Keep Fueling the Fire For Latino Voters

October 13, 2015 / By
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While some Republicans like Donald Trump call for mass deportations, the Democratic side has taken much more favorable stances towards immigration reform.

Does DACA Make You More Dateable?

October 7, 2015 / By
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Asian Americans need to join the immigration movement to diversify it, Kem said, perform more outreach, and gain as strong a media presence on the issue of immigration as Latinos have. “That really brings power to the Latino voice,” Kem said.

‘My Health Shouldn’t Have a Price Tag’ — DACA Youth Turned Away From Medi-Cal

September 28, 2015 / By
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Photo courtesy of the Fernandez family.  Story by Miguel Bibanco for The kNOw Youth Media. FRESNO, Calif.