(Español) La ciudad apeló esa decisión en 2007 y volvió a perder en el tribunal federal de apelaciones en 2010. El caso llegó a la Corte de Apelaciones en agosto de 2012 para su revisión, a la luz de las sentencias del Tribunal Supremo sobre dos leyes de inmigración de Arizona en 2011 y 2012.
For 30 years, the Fresno County government, in California’s Central Valley, has been one of a few in the state to cover specialized healthcare costs for low-income people who have no health insurance, despite their immigration status. The county was forced to offer this coverage through a lawsuit in 1984. Now, Fresno County is once again before a judge, asking for the legal obligation to be lifted, arguing that the majority of the patients in this program are now insured, thanks to Medicaid expansion. Most of those that would be left unprotected are undocumented. Our reporter Farida Jhabvala Romero has more details from Fresno. This story is part of Living in the Shadows, a result of the Reporting on Health Collaborative.
A representative from California’s Departament of Motor Vehicles speaks about the implementation of AB 60, law that grants driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants in the state.
Representatives from California Legal Assistance provide information on programs for struggling homeowners.
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Ilse Gallardo, Affordable Care Act educator and counselor, answers listneners’ questions and doubts about enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
During Christmas in the Phillipines, star-shaped lanterns called parols light up streets and windows. In California, a group of Filipino immigrants in San Francisco has been making parol lanterns together for a little more than a decade, and community organizations have a contest to see who makes the best parol representing the theme of the year. This year, the theme was Enlightenment for All, in the context of gay marriage and the Typhoon Haiyan. Over the years, youth have been collaborating more and more with their elders, and both generations share ideas to innovate the tradition
(Español) Y cualquier persona que le debe al estado de Illinois más de mil dólares en peajes u otro tipo de cargos por pagos atrasados, verán sus nombres expuestos en las páginas web de ese gobierno estatal.
Maria Romero-Mora from California Coverage & Health Initiatives speaks about enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
As Radiobilingue wrote, “the sophisticated security measures around the Israeli president Shimon Peres could not prevent the entrance of a Trojan horse.” As this “Trojan horse”, I brought with me and read a letter of solidarity written by the contemporary Jewish writer, attorney, and CounterPunch contributor, Elliot Sperber.