Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘deeply offended’ by ‘DACA situation’

Apple CEO Tim Cook has doubled down on his objection to repealing DACA, an immigration policy which temporarily protects certain young, otherwise undocumented immigrants from deportation. “The DACA situation is one that I am truthfully, as an American, deeply offended by,” Cook says, according to an excerpt of an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes and Recode’s Kara Swisher set to air Friday, […]

Study Reveals Wide Income, Racial Inequality in Orange County

Orange County continues to find itself among the healthiest counties in the Tar Heel State. The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released the annual County Health Rankings, which had Orange County coming in second place in overall county health in North Carolina this year behind only Wake […]

Congress, stop delaying DACA

CONGRESS IS back from a two-week recess without much of an agenda. Here, therefore, is a constructive and eminently feasible suggestion: Rescue the “dreamers.” These are the young immigrants raised and educated in the United States whose jobs, prospects and lives have hung in the balance since President Trump last year announced the end of an Obama-era program that […]

Arizona high court rejects in-state tuition for DACA recipients

Young immigrants granted deferred deportation status under a program started by President Obama are not eligible for lower in-state college tuition, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday. The unanimous ruling will affect at least 2,000 students attending the state’s largest community college district and hundreds more at other colleges and the state’s three public universities. […]

Ending sex trafficking tomorrow requires preventing child abuse today

Congress and Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), in particular, want to make it easier to go after human traffickers who engage in illegal activities online using the “ruthless efficiency of the internet.” Sen. Portman is rightfully addressing the current crisis of online sex trafficking, and that’s an important move in the right direction. But until we address the […]

Free books for Woodland’s Dia de los Ninos celebration

Woodland’s 15th annual celebration of Día de los Niños, day of the children, will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 27, with free games, arts and crafts projects, storytelling, music and other entertainment at Ferns Park. Every child in attendance will receive a free book. The community-based group raises money each […]

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Dreamers May Need to Wait Until June 2018 for Updates on DACA

Houston, TX (Law Firm Newswire) April 9, 2018 – Although the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was set to expire on March 5, DACA recipients, also known as Dreamers, may not be leaving the country just yet. The DACA program has permitted some individuals who came into the United States illegally as minors to […]

1 million march against gun violence

About 500,000 people, largely youth, demonstrated in Washington, DC, in late March, against the continued mass shootings at schools across the country. There were solidarity mobilizations with this “March for Our Lives”, totaling hundreds of thousands more in some 800 cities and towns. In New York, 150,000 took to the streets, 85,000 in Chicago and […]

Nominations Sought for Hispanic Men’s Recognition Event, 4th Annual Adelante Awards

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) – The following is a news release from Los Hermanos Familia: Los Hermanos Familia of Lubbock reminds you that the 4th Annual “Adelante Awards,” a recognition program that showcases and honors Hispanic men in the Lubbock community, who excel in their careers and volunteer efforts, is still seeking nominees. The organization made up of men, […]

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