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Obama's Sweeping Immigration Reform Draws Mixed Reaction

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) —  Immigrants and activists who gathered across the Southland on Thursday night to watch President Barack Obama announce that he’ll shield millions of people from deportation displayed quiet optimism and guarded emotion more than enthusiasm after watching the speech. 771 more words

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Millions Of Undocumented Immigrants Await Obama's Upcoming Executive Order

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com/AP) — Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys’ offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama’s yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation. 758 more words

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Mid City Church Offers Free Driver’s License Classes to Undocumented Immigrants

In anticipation of the implementation of AB60 – which will require the Department of Motor Vehicles to give drivers licenses to Californians who cannot prove they are in the country legally – a Mid City church began Sunday offering free courses to help locals pass their driving tests. 96 more words

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"I'm American, Too" - My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

This article is the first piece in the ReDEFINING Blog Series which aims to dismantle the dominant, destructive, and inaccurate perceptions of people by crafting a new narrative for ourselves and defining who we are and who want to be. 174 more words

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Children of Undocumented Workers: Stressed and Stressing the American Public School System

I am trying to wrap my head around the extensively debilitated system in place in America for absorbing the unprecedented amount of illegal immigrants flooding the nation statewide within the last year, (currently estimated at 11.1 million), and their children who are being placed into the public education system. 777 more words