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Health care bill expands Medi-Cal to undocumented elder immigrants age 50+

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Health care trailer bill expands full-scope Medi-Cal to approximately 235,000 low-income undocumented immigrants age 50 and older. 
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Biden says influx of migrants at the border is nothing new

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In his first press conference since taking office, President Biden claimed “nothing has changed” compared to earlier influxes of migrants and unaccompanied children at the border. 

President Biden to propose immigration reform bill that will legalize 11 million

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During his first days in office, President Joe Biden's first agenda is to address the long-elusive goal of immigration reform with a groundbreaking legislative package and immigration bill that will grant a quicker pathway to citizenship for an estimated 11 million immigrants who are in the country without legal status. 

Immigrant mixed-households to receive stimulus checks

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New stimulus checks are coming for jobless Americans. After months of negotiations, lawmakers struck a $900 billion COVID-19 stimulus deal. The stimulus package was passed by the Senate earlier this week, just in time as nearly 12 million Americans are set to lose unemployment benefits the day after Christmas. 

"Kids in Cages" Warehouse detention center shuts down for renovations

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The U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces shut down of…

Don't let President Trump keep you from participating in the 2020 Census

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The 2020 census is a time for every person residing in the U.S.…
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Poultry farms and Latino workers at the forefront of COVID-19

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Poultry farms are at the forefront of COVID-19 contagion. When you are enjoying your barbecue chicken or chicken wings this Memorial Day weekend, think of those Latino workers employed at poultry farms that are subject to discrimination, exploitation and inhumane working conditions, now with new coronavirus cases in the thousands.
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Governor Murphy signs new law expanding access to NJ driver's licenses

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Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new law (A4743) to expand access to NJ driver’s licenses. The bill give more residents of the garden state the opportunity to earn a license...
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Lawyers in New Jersey respond to President Trump’s immigration EO

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Lawyers in New Jersey denounce President Trump’s immigration EO authorizing federal funding for building a wall on the south border, withholding of federal funds for sanctuary cities that fail to comply...