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June 25, 2018

Immigrant Justice

How the California state budget helps undocumented immigrants fight deportation

Carlos Montes-Ponce, an organizer for Sacramento’s Area Congregations Together, was disappointed that lawmakers and Brown did not fund health care for undocumented Californians. He was heartened by the funding for …

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June 25, 2018

Immigrant Justice

‘What I saw … is inhumane:’ NJ Democrats meet with detainees separated from children

There are four sites that hold immigration detainees in New Jersey. Besides Elizabeth, immigration detainees are held at the county jails in Bergen, Essex and Hudson counties. “We see a …

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June 25, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Rallying in Denver, Immigrants Decry Family Separation

What is happening now at the U.S.-Mexico border, where immigrant parents and children are being forcibly separated under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy is “not some foreign reality,” said Celeste …

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June 25, 2018

Economic Dignity California

Flush with cash, San Diego County is poised to adopt its biggest budget in history

San Diego County expects nearly $500 million in fresh revenue over the fiscal year that begins Sunday, and almost every corner of the local bureaucracy stands to benefit. The county …

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June 25, 2018

Immigrant Justice California

Sen. Harris Visits Detention Center, Rallies Against Family Separation

Harris and immigrant rights supporters at the rally echoed that President Donald Trump’s executive order to suspend the practice of family separation does not deal with reuniting families who have …

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June 24, 2018

Economic Dignity

Education advocates in Harrisburg call for statewide school funding equality

More than 400 clergy, students, parents and activists packed the State Capitol to push for 100 percent of the state’s education budget to go through the fair funding formula, at …

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