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  • Doctors: migrants are victims of abduction, rape, torture at southern border

    Doctors: migrants are victims of abduction, rape, torture at southern border

    Doctors Without Borders, UN criticize Mexico for not protecting migrants’ rights   by Mexico News Daily   Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned of increased violence against migrants and refugees on Mexico’s southern border. In a report published Wednesday, MSF said that teams working in Tenosique, Tabasco – which borders Guatemala – have reported an

  • Census Bureau embarks on a hiring blitz

    Census Bureau embarks on a hiring blitz

    The Census Bureau reports having completed its process of verifying addresses for purposes of mailing notifications about the 2020 Census. Now, it is hiring thousands of enumerators who will go door-to-door next spring to collect information from those who do not respond to the online questionnaires. Thousands of high-paying jobs available in California, nationwide  

  • Central Valley investment booms but leaves workers behind   

    Central Valley investment booms but leaves workers behind  

    by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services   FRESNO – California boasts the world’s fifth-largest economy, with Central Valley’s agricultural exports a key driver. In the state’s continuous economic growth, only the Bay Area has been able to keep up with or outpace the per capita growth of Central Valley’s Gross Domestic Product index. But beneath

  • Census experts, youth advocates tackle getting California’s kids counted

    Census experts, youth advocates tackle getting California’s kids counted

    Contest enlists students’ help in getting their families counted, too   by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services   SAN FRANCISCO – With millions of dollars of federal funding on the line statewide, a gathering of youth serving organizations, community activists, city and census officials and ethnic media met to brainstorm how to ensure that the

  • Legal immigrants without medical insurance will be denied residence

    Legal immigrants without medical insurance will be denied residence

    by the El Reportero wire services   The Donald Trump Administration enacted a ban that will deny entry visas to legal immigrants who cannot prove they will have medical insurance or the ability to pay for their medical expenses when obtaining permanent residence or green cards in the United States. Trump issued the presidential proclamation

  • Abortion foes challenge Oaxaca vote for decriminalization

    Abortion foes challenge Oaxaca vote for decriminalization

    Catholic and pro-life organizations are arguing that the Oaxaca constitution still prohibits abortion   by Mexico News Daily   Religious organizations in Oaxaca are asking for an injunction against a law passed on Wednesday that legalized abortion in the state. Jeshúa Rangel, a lawyer for the Catholic Archdiocese of Antequera, said the church has asked

  • Why water now flows in east Porterville – community outreach the key

    Why water now flows in east Porterville – community outreach the key

    by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services   Prop. 1 funding has helped advance a long list of projects up and down the state to provide Californians safe drinking water. It was key in East Porterville, an unincorporated, low-income, mostly Latino community of about 7,500 that, Ryan Jensen, of Community Water Center in Visalia, told Ethnic

  • California puts a stop to excessive annual increases in rental housing

    California puts a stop to excessive annual increases in rental housing

    Income control supporters say it will protect tenants   by Aracely Martínez   In four years, Estela López has raised an additional $1,100 for renting her apartment in the city of South San Francisco. He currently pays $ 2,800 per month. Estela does not find fair the state measure AB 1482 that will limit the

  • Activists fight on several fronts against Trump government’s “public charge” regulations

    Activists fight on several fronts against Trump government’s “public charge” regulations

    Pro-immigrant experts argue that families should evaluate whether or not they abandon certain benefits, as this could be unnecessary and counterproductive   by Pilar Marrero Ethnic Media Services   Immigrants who fear using certain public services because of a new “public charge” rule change issued by the Trump administration should not rush into leaving their