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California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

California Bill Could Provide Legal Support for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 12:25PM

Children do not have a right to legal representation, and without it, must navigate immigration court alone.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

Brown Signs Bills Increasing Protections for California Immigrants

by Von Diaz on October 7 2013, 9:29AM

On Saturday CA Gov. Jerry Brown signed the ‘TRUST Act’ into law, which prohibits local law enforcement from detaining immigrants who have not committed serious crimes.

Topics: /NOW

California Approves Driver's Licenses for Young Undocumented Immigrants

California Approves Driver’s Licenses for Young Undocumented Immigrants

by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 1:23PM

On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assemblymember Gilbert Cedillo’s (D-Los Angeles) AB 2189 in to law, which will allow DREAMers who are granted deferred action to apply for a California Drivers’ License. The bill states that any document received by…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Calif. Gov. Vetoes Legislation That Would Protect Farm Workers from Heat-Related Deaths

by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 10:28AM

Since California issued regulations in 2005 to keep farm workers from dying of extreme heat, preventable farm worker deaths have continued.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Governor Brown Denies Overtime Protection to Domestic Workers in CA

Governor Brown Denies Overtime Protection to Domestic Workers in CA

by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 9:59AM

Domestic workers in California will continue to be excluded from or discriminated against by most labor and employment laws.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Goodwin Liu's CA Supreme Court Nod Could Mean Big Win For Civil Rights

Goodwin Liu’s CA Supreme Court Nod Could Mean Big Win For Civil Rights

by Bryan Gerhart on July 28 2011, 10:10AM

But that doesn’t mean the law professor’s appointment sits well with everyone. Even some progressives.

Topics: Politics

California Reintroduces Its Own Dream Act

California Reintroduces Its Own Dream Act

by Julianne Hing on January 11 2011, 4:35PM

But will new Governor Jerry Brown stay true to his word?

Topics: Immigration

Latino Voters Save the West for Democrats

Latino Voters Save the West for Democrats

by Julianne Hing on November 3 2010, 4:30PM

Exit polls suggest Harry Reid and Jerry Brown owe Latinos their jobs. Will they remember that fact?

Topics: 2010 Elections

Whitman, Brown Square Off In Immigration Debate

Whitman, Brown Square Off In Immigration Debate

by Jamilah King on October 4 2010, 1:53PM

Whitman says she needs Latino voters, while Brown calls her bluff.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Latino Voters Not Swayed by GOP

Latino Voters Not Swayed by GOP

by Jamilah King on September 28 2010, 11:45AM

Researchers confirm that money can’t always buy politics.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Whitman Breaks Spending Record, But Watches Lead in Polls Shrink

Whitman Breaks Spending Record, But Watches Lead in Polls Shrink

by Jamilah King on September 16 2010, 11:25AM

Despite her big bucks, Meg Whitman’s anti-gay and anti-immigrant rhetoric still turns voters off.

Topics: 2010 Elections

More Money, More Problems for Jerry Brown, Too

More Money, More Problems for Jerry Brown, Too

by Jamilah King on August 17 2010, 6:47PM

Controversy erupts over pension records, which could cost taxpayers millions.

Topics: Politics

Whitman Drops $99 Million in Calif. Governor's Race

Whitman Drops $99 Million in Calif. Governor’s Race

by Julianne Hing on August 4 2010, 3:56PM

And there are still four months to go until Election Day.

Topics: Politics

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