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July 1, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Immigration protests around the country

The White House’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which prompted the separation of immigrant families at the US-Mexico Border, sparked outrage throughout the nation. Demonstrators in cities across the United States …

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July 1, 2018

Puerto Rico

Hundreds of Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria to lose U.S. housing assistance

“If this eviction goes forth, it will do irreparable harm to people who have already suffered so much,” said Denise Collazo, chief of staff for Faith In Action, an interfaith …

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July 1, 2018

Puerto Rico

Judge temporarily blocks end to housing assistance for displaced Puerto Ricans

“FEMA is offering one-way plane tickets to send people back to a place that is in no way ready to receive them,” Denise Collazo, chief of staff for a group …

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July 1, 2018

Immigrant Justice California

County approves largest budget in history, aims to help ‘most vulnerable’

While the county does not have an Office of Immigrant and Refugee Services, the Health and Human Service Agency provides a wide array of services and support for nearly 10,000 …

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June 30, 2018

Economic Dignity

Candidates offer ideas on housing and homelessness

Five of the seven candidates seeking to replace Mayor Alan Arakawa, who is term-limited, discussed their views before an audience of around 125 people at Valley Isle Fellowship Church in …

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June 30, 2018

Immigrant Justice

An ‘outpouring of love and concern’

Also a board member of the nonprofit Faith in Action Bay Area, Hage traveled with members of the group to the Otay Mesa Detention Center near San Diego’s border with …

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