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"Not our role": Santa Clara County cops reaffirm they won't be deportation force
3/14/17 Morgan Hill Police Chief David Swing, president of the county police chiefs' association, was joined by San Jose Chief Eddie Garcia, 10 other South Bay chiefs and District Attorney Jeff Rosen at the Mexican Heritage Plaza in East San Jose to convey a message of solidarity. The agencies of this county will not enforce federal immigration laws, Swing said. "It is not our mission nor our role & we will treat all of our residents with dignity regardless of status."
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
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 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. | Spanish |
2016 Beacon of Light Awards
The United States 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 Statue of Liberty has long been welcoming numerous immigrant communities. 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
Jan. 2016. On January 1, 2016 two new laws 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
2017 Interfaith Calendar
2016. A listing of 2016 dates of the primary sacred times for world religions. Very convenient to avoid conflicts when scheduling events for multi-cultural populations.
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.
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.
211 Santa Clara County
211 is a free, non-emergency, confidential, 3 digit phone number and online database service that provides streamlined access to critical health and human services in Santa Clara County 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in over 170 languages. Multi-language:
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
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. - 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.
A Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam
This Islamic Guide is for non-Muslims who would like to understand Islam, Muslims (Moslems), and the Holy Quran (Koran). It has been reviewed and edited by many professors and well-educated people. It is brief and simple to read. It contains the whole book, a Brief Illustrated Guide to Understanding Islam, and more. Multi-Language: | Spanish | French | German | Japanese | Chinese | Portuguese |Italian |
A Guide to Citizenship Education Content Standards and Foundation Skills
Nov 2014. CIS publication that provides an in depth framework for developing a comprehensive citizenship curriculum. Key Word: Teacher Resource
A New America
Working with traditionally challenged communities, which include new Americans (new citizens, refugees and immigrants), women,ᅠminorities and low to moderate income households, to empower them to makeᅠ their American dream a reality while contributing to the economic growthᅠand social capital of their communities. Offices in Berkeley, San Jose and Oakland, CA Key Words: Education, Immigrant Integration
A Primer on Expedited Removal - FACT SHEET from American Immigration Council (AIC)
President Trump's January 25, 2017, executive order directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to dramatically expand the use of expedited removal. Expedited removal is a process by which low-level immigration officers can quickly deport certain non-citizens. Since 2004, immigration officials have used expedited removal to deport individuals who arrive at our border, as well as individuals who entered without authorization if they are apprehended within two weeks of arrival and within 100 miles of the Canadian or Mexican border. One of the major problems with expedited removal is that the immigration officer making the decision virtually has unchecked authority.
A Question of Honor: The Ongoing Importance of the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program
3/17 Urban Justice Center's Report - The Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) program was established in the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 in response to the extreme danger that Afghan employees of the U.S. government in Afghanistan face as a result of their work. As of this reports writing in March 2017, visa interviews were suspended for lack of visas. All Afghan applicants must undergo extensive processing, which lasts for months or even years. Key Words: Refugee, Asylee
A Tale of Two Valleys... The Price We Pay for Living in Santa Clara County (A Public Report)
During fiscal year 2014 the Office of Human Relations and the Human Relations Commission convened a public forum to solicit public testimony regarding the impact that the cost of living in Santa Clara County was having on the general community. This report was presented and accepted by the County Board of Supervisors in November, 2014. As a result of this report and the work of many community leaders and organizations the SCC Board of Supervisors recently approved the most comprehensive living wage ordinance in the nation and funding for 1,000 units of affordable housing locally. Keywords: SCC OIR

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