immigration

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW)– This year during Immigration Heritage Month the organization Immigration Support Services Network is highlighting one of our local leaders. Esmeralda Tovar-Mora is an active member of our community, she is a dreamer and is constantly involved with the immigrant community. That’s why during this month Immigration Support Services Network nominated her and
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The King County Council on Tuesday approved a first-in-the-nation program to help immigrants apply for documented status and citizenship, sponsored by Council Chair Claudia Balducci, and began deliberations on an $11.3 million general relief fund to support undocumented King County residents, proposed by King County Executive Dow Constantine. The combined investment of more than $16
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In a year that Sen. Julie Gonzales called “transformative” for immigrants in Colorado, lawmakers passed more than a dozen bills aimed at helping a population they say suffered disproportionally over the last year. Several have been signed into law, including HB21-1075, repealing the use of the term “illegal alien” in state statute; HB21-1057, expanding the
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She did her undergraduate and graduate work at the Autonomous University in Mexico City, where she got to know artist Frida Kahlo, saw her first student demonstration (recognizing Diego Rivera in the crowd), encountered injustice in the rigid Mexican class system, and studied philosophy and law. Experiences in her early adulthood strengthened Rubio-Goldsmith’s own resolve
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What to Know The Philadelphia school board has unanimously voted to adopt a “welcoming sanctuary schools” policy, assuring immigrant students and families they will be safe from immigration authorities while at school or school activities, and promising more training for staff on how to respond to Immigrations and Custom Enforcement officials. The vote comes after
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