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    "Public Charge" Would Create a Public Health Crisis for Immigrant Families
    2/9/18 Vox has published a leaked version of a new regulation that seeks to limit legal immigrants' access to public benefits. In sum, the rule would empower immigration officials to deny immigrants' applications for certain visas or green cards if they are considered likely to utilize available social services. The regulation essentially gives immigration officials a structural racism roadmap, labeling immigrants as a "public charge" if they or their dependents (often their U.S.-born children) utilize needed benefits. The most likely effect of the revised rule is that it will scare immigrants away from using benefits they are legally eligible for, and undermine the ability of immigrant families to protect the health and well-being of themselves and their children.
    1 in 7 DACA Recipients Did Not Apply to Renew Status
    10/19/17 Some 22,000 people protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, did not meet the Oct. 5 cutoff to apply to renew their protected status out of a pool of 154,000 people who were eligible to do so. About 132,000 eligible applicants met the deadline. Why tens of thousands of others did not do so, however, is unclear, although some may have become legal permanent residents, or LPRs.
    1 in 8 children in California schools have an undocumented parent
    4/23/17 Undocumented children as well as U.S. citizen children with undocumented relatives have experienced heightened anxieties for several years as a result of deportation policies begun under President George W. Bush and tightened ones under President Barack Obama. But according to school officials, those anxieties have reached new heights since Donald Trump's inauguration, with possible consequences on their ability to focus on school work, the willingness of parents to attend school events, or even to bring their children to school.
    10 Facts About U.S. Refugee Resettlement
    10/2015 MPI Report - The US, which runs the world's largest refugee resettlement program, is being called upon to welcome more Syrian refugees as Europe struggles to absorb huge flows of asylum seekers and migrants from Syria, Iraq, Eritrea, and elsewhere. As of October 2015, the United States had resettled approximately 2,000 Syrian refugees since the start of civil war in Syria in 2011.
    10,000 Degrees
    By helping students from low-income backgrounds become the first in their families to graduate from college, we have started a growing movement for change: the I AM ONE DEGREE movement. Through workshops and one-on-one sessions, we help students select a college, then complete applications for enrollment and financial aid. This includes completing the FAFSA and identifying additional scholarship opportunities. We help students leverage an average of $16,458 in additional free financial aid per year. Students enter college with sustainable resources and a thorough plan to pay for college. Key Words: Undocumented, Education
    100 Law Professors and Immigration Attorneys wrote to Trump urging him to protect DACA
    8/14/17 Washington, DC - Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, DACA-recipients, immigration advocates, legal experts, and community leaders provided the latest updates in the fight to protect DACA and the 800,000 recipients and to announce rallies in cities across the nation in defense and celebration of the program and an open letter from 100 law professors and immigration attorneys sent to Trump urging him to protect the program.
    15 Common Arguments Against Immigration, Addressed
    Aug 11, 2016 by The Foundation for Economic Education - Alex Nowrasteh, the immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute's Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, addresses some of the most common anti-immigrant arguments with historical evidence and research.
    2014 Voices of Change Report - Nuestro Futuro Initiative
    2014. The findings from over 6 months of community surveys and focus groups carried out by the Hispanic Foundation across San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. More than 2,200 individuals participated. The majority of participants were immigrants, women, and low-income individuals with less than a high school education. In addition, most of the respondents had never been asked to give their input on quality of life issues before the survey. Key Words: Spanish, Latino, Hispanic
    2015 Immigration Ombudsman Annual Report
    Jun 2015. Each year the Dept of Ombudsman presents a summary of the most pervasive and serious problems encountered by individuals and employers, including a description of the nature of such problems, along with recommendations the Office of the Ombudsman has made on improving services and responsiveness of the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services;
    2016 Beacon of Light Awards
    2/26/17 The US has a deep-rooted history as a nation of immigrants. The County of Santa Clara's Office of Immigrant Relations acknowledges that Silicon Valley's success as an economic leader of the world is to a great extent the result of the hard work of immigrants. Immigrants have contributed countless hours of work, their own capital and ingenuity to help make this region globally recognized. The Beacon of Light Awards are given as a symbol of the torch that is held by the Statue of Liberty. The light is a reflection of the hopes and the dreams of immigrants for a bright beginning in a new country.
    2016 California Laws Protecting & Providing Humanitarian Relief for Immigrant Youth
    On January 1, 2016 two new California Laws Protecting & Providing Humanitarian Relief for Immigrant Youth took effect. AB 899 is a new law that clarifies that California law does not permit the automatic sharing of confidential information from juvenile court proceedings with any federal official, including immigration officials. AB 900 is a new California law that will provide better support and protection for unaccompanied, undocumented youth between the ages of 18 and 20 in California.
    2016 Health Security and Preparedness Index Assesses all 50 States
    The National Health Security Preparedness Index tracks the nation's progress in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and other large-scale emergencies that pose risks to health and well-being in the United States. Using more than 100 different measures ranging from flu vaccination rates, number of hospitals, and presence of food inspection programs; to infrastructure and planning measures such as participation in drills by public health laboratories, percentage of people covered by wireless 911, and hazard planning for public schools the Index provides a composite score that reflects the most comprehensive picture of health security preparedness available.
    2016 Immigration Ombudsman's Annual Report to Congress
    By statute, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman submits an Annual Report to Congress by June 30 of each year. The Ombudsman's Annual Report must provide a summary of the most pervasive and serious problems encountered by individuals and employers applying for immigration benefits with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The Annual Report also reviews past recommendations to improve USCIS programs and services.
    2016 Programs of HUD (US Dept of Housing & Urban Development)
    HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) Major Mortgage, Grant, Assistance, and Regulatory Programs to promote equal access to housing programs. | Spanish | Multi-Language
    2016 SCC Hunger Action Summit - Too Hungry to Learn
    Presentations at the annual Santa Clara County Hunger Action Summit, focusing on the Impact of food security and nutrition on children's health and academic achievement. Key Words: Poverty, school, research, report, education, school
    2017 Consumer Action Handbook
    Use the Consumer Action Handbook (CAH) to get help with consumer purchases, problems and complaints. Find consumer contacts at hundreds of companies and trade associations, local, state, and federal government agencies, national consumer organizations, and more. | 2014 Spanish Guide |
    2017 Interfaith Calendar
    A listing of 2017 dates of the primary sacred times for world religions. Very convenient to avoid conflicts when scheduling events for multi-cultural populations.
    211 Bay Area
    211 Santa Clara County is a free, non-emergency, confidential, 3 digit phone number and online database service that provides streamlined 24/7 access to critical health and human services in 6 counties. Multi-language: over 170 languages Area: Counties of San Francisco, San Mateo, Napa, Marin, Santa Clara, and Solano.
    211 California
    CA 211 links to Community, health, and disaster information (24-hour) for most California counties. Find community services near you - child care, senior services, counseling, food, shelter, job services, and much more. Multi-language
    211 National
    National 211 provides links to free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. You can call or search on line for resources in hundreds of counties across the country.
    3 Waves, The
    The 3 Waves is a program of Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI), sponsored by the SCC Department of Alcohol and Drug Services Prevention Division. Multi-media materials in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese . Magazine, web resources, videos, and other culturally and linguistically appropriate prevention services with a focus on community health and wellness. Key Words: Addiction, recovery, Drug and Alcohol, Gambling, DUI
    4C's Child Care Referrals
    4C's is the Child Care R&R agency mandated by the California Department of Education to provide services to families who live and work in Santa Clara County, California. We serve as the community child care link and our referral services to parents are free and confidential. For additional information or to RSVP please contact 4C Council. (408) 487-0749 English / Spanish
    4th Circuit Court Ruling Keeps Trump's Travel Ban On Hold
    5/25/17 The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump's controversial travel ban should be kept on hold, largely maintaining a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the executive order from being enforced. Key Words: Muslim, Immigration Reform Archived 10/17/17
    7 key take-aways from the court's ruling on Trump's immigration order
    2/9/17 A federal appeals court panel on Thursday ruled to maintain the freeze on President Trump's controversial immigration order, meaning that previously barred refugees and citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries can continue entering the United States. Here are seven big take-aways from their unanimous, 29-page opinion. Archive 7/25/17 - Are You Prepared?
    This Web site from the San Francisco, California, Office of Emergency Services instructs residents on how to prepare themselves and their families for emergencies. It also provides information on what to do in response to specific disasters, such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

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