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Undocumented immigrant has UCLA doctorate degree in sight

For an undocumented immigrant living in the Los Angeles area, going to college can be a big mountain to climb. It takes guts to put yourself out there and apply for college after living for so long in the shadows without citizenship status. This was the case for one young Latino woman who is currently [...]

By |2018-03-20T15:08:18+00:00April 5th, 2013|Categories: Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Undocumented immigrant has UCLA doctorate degree in sight

Immigrant qualifies for deferred action with aid of Xbox

One of the big reasons immigrants come to this country is to give their children better opportunities than they had growing up. Parents want their children to enjoy the freedoms and education that they may have never had. But for many people who immigrate to the Los Angeles area as children, they may feel stuck [...]

By |2018-04-13T18:07:51+00:00April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Immigrant qualifies for deferred action with aid of Xbox

Young South Korean graduates from college; obtains dreamer status

In many instances we tend to think of illegal immigration in the Los Angeles area as a Latino issue. It is true that many undocumented immigrants are Latinos, but there are also other ethnicities that are lesser-known. A big group of undocumented immigrants come from Asia and the Pacific Islands. In fact, it is estimated [...]

By |2018-04-24T20:40:29+00:00March 30th, 2013|Categories: U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Young South Korean graduates from college; obtains dreamer status

California couple hopes to stay together with new waiver

For any family, being separated for long periods of time can take its toll. Many undocumented immigrants live in fear of being taken away from their families and removed from the country. With the new family immigration policy that has been set into place, this no longer has to be the case. One young married couple living [...]

By |2018-03-13T16:04:42+00:00March 5th, 2013|Categories: Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on California couple hopes to stay together with new waiver

California bill passes Assembly for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants

Last week, we told you about a bill (called AB 2189) in our blog post that was moving through the California Assembly. Before the Labor Day holiday, the state Assembly passed the bill by a vote of 55-15. Now the bill heads to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk, where it is believed he will sign it into law. [...]

By |2018-04-02T17:36:59+00:00September 7th, 2012|Categories: U.S. Immigration Law, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on California bill passes Assembly for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants