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  • 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

  • Farmworkers rise up against labor exploitation

    Farmworkers rise up against labor exploitation

    by David Bacon   Washington State today is ground zero in the effort to hold back the massive use of agricultural guest workers by U.S. growers, and to ensure that farmworkers, both those living here and those coming under the H-2A visa program, have their rights respected. For a second year, on Aug. 4 workers

  • UnidosUS awards MEDA as member of the year for its work in the Latino community

    UnidosUS awards MEDA as member of the year for its work in the Latino community

    by Aracely M. Ortega The Economic Development Agency of the Mission (MEDA), based in the Mission District neighborhood in San Francisco, was awarded the “Affiliate of the Year” award granted by the national organization UnidosUS, formerly called National Council of La Raza ( NCLR) for its work to give Latinos tools and information to achieve

  • México necesita 123 mil  médicos; las escuelas no están entrenando lo suficiente: AMLO

    México necesita 123 mil médicos; las escuelas no están entrenando lo suficiente: AMLO

    El presidente dijo que el nuevo servicio de salud trabajará con las universidades para capacitar más por Mexico News Daily El presidente López Obrador dice que México necesita 123,000 médicos más para cubrir las necesidades del país.“Hay 270,600 médicos generales en el país, y de acuerdo con las normas internacionales, deberíamos tener 393,600 médicos”, dijo