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San Diego Leaders Rally to Keep Immigration Reform Hopes Alive

San Diego business, labor and faith leaders rally to try and keep immigration reform on the legislative agenda. | Photo Credit: Jill Replogle By Jill Replogle With Congress back to work, immigration reform advocates are ramping up their efforts to … Continue reading

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How Immigration Reform Would Impact Health Care

Executive Director Fred Bauermeister stands in the offices of Free Clinic of Simi Valley on Thursday, March 7, 2013. The Free Clinic is a California provider that seeks to keep patients – many of them immigrants – out of expensive … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: To Afford Rent, San Diego Families Need to Make $55K

By Megan Burks To Afford Rent, San Diego Families Need to Make $55K A study from the National Low Income Housing Coalition says that to afford rent for a two bedroom home, San Diegans would need to make $55,280 a … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Gay Couples and Immigration Reform

By Megan Burks Gay Couples Push for Inclusion in Immigration Reform Bill KPBS and Fronteras Desk reporter Adrian Florido spoke to two gay men this week who are counting on an immigration reform bill to keep them together. One is … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Back of the Visa Line

By Megan Burks Checking in on The Stumblr Voice of San Diego continues to document San Diego’s crumbling sidewalks on its photo blog, The Stumblr. This week, Voice mapped the reader-submitted photos, which are clustered throughout mid-city San Diego. A … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: President to Unveil Immigration Reform Plan Tuesday

By Megan Burks President Obama to Unveil Immigration Reform Plan As President Barack Obama starts his second term, the nation is talking about immigration reform. In his State of the Nation address, Obama said comprehensive immigration reform would be a … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Including DACA Recipients in Health Care Reform

By Megan Burks Including DACA Recipients in Health Care Reform Immigrant rights groups, health advocates and others are pushing for the Affordable Care Act to benefit undocumented immigrants who receive temporary legal status under President Obama’s deferred action policy. Deferred … Continue reading

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