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Recent News

San Diego Council Passes Resolution Supporting Deferred Action

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By City News Service

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution supporting programs that defer deportations of children living in the U.S. illegally and parents under certain conditions, and calling on Congress to enact more permanent solutions.

Backers of the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans programs told the council members that they prevent the separation of families — in instances where a father, mother or child is caught by immigration authorities and deported.

Immigration bill would aid CA farmworkers

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Assembly Bill 20 grants work permits, temporary deportation relief to unauthorized immigrants

By Tatiana Sanchez

A bill that would grant work permits and temporary deportation relief to farmworkers living in California illegally has cleared another hurdle in the Legislature, potentially setting a national precedent in the broader debate over immigration reform.

The measure could affect up to half a million farmworkers scattered throughout the state, from the strawberry fields of Salinas to the almond farms of Bakersfield to the citrus and avocado orchards of San Diego County.

San Diego City Council Will be Asked to Support Immigration Action

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For Immediate Release
Contact:
Erwin Mendoza
(619) 736-0358

San Diego City Council Will be Asked to Support Immigration Action

San Diego, CA: At Tuesday’s San Diego City Council meeting, members of the San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium will ask the Council to support a resolution in support of the new deferred action programs which are currently being held up in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Similar resolutions have recently been passed by the City of Lemon Grove, City of Chula Vista, Sweetwater School District and and the Southwestern Community College District.