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Helping NPR with Basic Journalism on Immigration Issues

I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When...

Ric Oberlink

California Could Offer State Medicaid Benefits To Illegal Aliens

Some California lawmakers are determined to pass legislation that encourages more illegal...

E-Verify, Tight Labor Markets, Wage Increases: That’s Good News

The unemployment rate has fallen to 3.8%, the lowest since 2000, and the black unemployment rate...

Ric Oberlink

The American Lung Association’s Latest Air Pollution Report Is Out… And It’s Bad News For California

  Despite many attempts by California lawmakers to curb air pollution levels in the...

Trump threatens to defund ‘out of control’ California

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday delivered his State of the State address, departing with the traditional practice of listing every issue and restating every priority to focus on the “broader context of our country and its challenges.” Bee Capitol Bureau 
 
By Sean Cockerham
February 5, 2017
McClatchy DC
 

California Legislature moving quickly on bills to defy Trump on immigration

Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León is the author of Senate Bill 54, which would prohibit state and local law enforcement from putting their resources into immigration enforcement. Photo: Randy Pench

Trump moves ahead with wall, puts stamp on U.S. immigration, security policy

U.S. Border Patrol agents from Boulevard Station, who's nick-name is the 'East County Regulators' head out on patrol near Jacumba, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

By Julia Edwards Ainsley
January 26, 2017
Reuters
 

California has the nation’s highest poverty rate, when factoring in cost-of-living

By Chris Nichols
January 23, 2017
Capital Public Radio
 
PolitiFact California looks at claims made by elected officials, candidates and groups
and rates them as: True, Mostly True, Half True, Mostly False, False and Pants On Fire.

Mnuchin: Unemployment rate is 'not real'

By Peter Schroeder
January 19, 2017
The Hill

Steven Mnuchin dismissed the sharp decline in the unemployment rate as “not real,” arguing that the average American still hasn’t felt anything from the economic recovery.
 

Most Primate Species Threatened With Extinction, Scientists Find

Clockwise from top left: a juvenile gorilla, Hainan gibbon; golden lion tamarin; Yunnan snub-nosed monkey, gorilla and 4-month old baby and adult gorilla. Center left, a black-and-white ruffed lemur; center right, a crested black macaque ape.

California Strikes a Bold Pose as Vanguard of the Resistance

United States agents patrolling a beach just north of the Mexican border near San Diego in November. The California lieutenant governor, Gavin Newsom, said the state could its use environmental protection law to block President-elect Trump from building a wall along the Mexican border. CreditMike Blake/Reuters

By Adam Nagourney
January 18, 2017
New York Times

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