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Legal Representation Funding Plan For San Francisco Immigrants Faces Opposition

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A proposal to fund legal representation for immigrants who face deportation gets opposition from the mayor’s office on key provisions… 554 more words

News

Cameroon: Behold the Dreamers

Jende Jonga’s new job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a Lehman Brothers executive, marks a shift in his newly immigrated family’s luck. They are on the cusp of achieving the American dream. 271 more words

World Literature

Shards and Tiles

There once was a time when I would tell people I was Armenian, just as soon as I’d shared my name and repeated it at least twice to allow the American tongue before me to wrap itself around the way my name was meant to be spoken. 1,039 more words

Motherhood

An Open Letter to Political Rioters

Dear Political Rioters,

Everyone in America has the freedom of speech. That right was granted to us in the Constitution by the forefathers of this country. 951 more words

Council Votes to Keep NYC a Sanctuary City

City Council passed a resolution today reaffirming its commitment to keeping the five boroughs a safe haven for all people, regardless of their legal status—”despite  558 more words

Donald Trump

An Open Letter to Supporters of Illegal Immigration

Dear Supporters of Illegal Immigration,

“Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.” As Jan C Ting, Professor of Law at Temple University, said best, illegal immigration hurts countless parts of our country. 796 more words