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    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. Key Words: Directory | 2014 Spanish Guide |
    2018 NCSL Report on State Immigration Laws
    This report from the National Conference of State Legislatures summarizes the lmmigrant related laws passed in each state during 2018. The laws focused around Professional Licensing, Sanctuary Policies, Education, Civics, and Refugees.
    2019 Silicon Valley Index
    The Silicon Valley Index has been telling the Silicon Valley story since 1995. Released early every year, the Index is a comprehensive report based on indicators that measure the strength of our economy and the health of our community—highlighting challenges and providing an analytical foundation for leadership and decision-making.Produced by JOINT VENTURE SILICON VALLEY. Key Words: Santa Clara County, SCC, research, demographics
    2020 census citizenship debate erodes trust in Santa Clara County
    7/15/19 On Thursday, the president announced that he’s backing down on his efforts of including the question after admitting that an ongoing, raging legal battle would interfere with printing materials on time, citing instead that he would be seeking the information from existing federal records. Despite the president throwing in the towel, little has been done to temper anxiety from local leaders who say that the president has instilled mistrust among immigrant communities that will potentially affect participation.
    9th Circuit rules against Trump's third attempt at travel ban
    12/22/17 A panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled against the third iteration of President Trump's travel ban, saying it goes against federal law. The SF-based appeals court, however, said the Trump administration could continue to bar individuals from countries in the Middle East and North Africa from entering the U.S. if they do not have a "bona fide" relationship with someone in the U.S.
    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 DEPORTATION STORY
    8/10/17 Maria Mendoza-Sanchez and husband Eusebio Sanchez, seen at their home in Oakland on Tuesday, face imminent deportation to Mexico on Aug. 15, despite being upstanding members of the community who have been in the country for more than 20 years.
    A Guide to Citizenship Education Content Standards and Foundation Skills
    6/2018.USCIS publication that provides an in depth framework for developing a comprehensive citizenship curriculum. Key Word: Teacher Resource
    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 report's 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 Veteran ICE Agent, Disillusioned with the Trump Era, Speaks Out
    7/24/17 The agent was especially concerned about a new policy that allows ICE to investigate cases of immigrants who may have paid smugglers to bring their children or relatives into the country. ICE considers these family members guilty of placing children "directly in harm's way," as one spokeswoman recently put it, and the agency will hold them "accountable for their role in these conspiracies." According to ICE, these measures will help combat "a constant humanitarian threat," but the agent said that rationale was just a pretext to increase arrests and eventually deport more people. "We seem to be targeting the most vulnerable people, not the worst."
    AILA Policy Brief: USCIS Processing Delays Have Reached Crisis Levels Under the Trump Administration
    1/30/19 This analysis of recently published U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data reveals crisis-level delays in the agency's processing of applications and petitions for immigration benefits under the Trump administration. The brief examines how those delays harm families, vulnerable individuals, and U.S. businesses; how current USCIS policies lengthen, rather than mitigate, slowdowns; and what steps USCIS and Congress can take to remedy this case processing crisis. Key Words: ALLIES3
    ALERT Precipitation Gage Information
    Santa Clara Valley Water District real time measurements and reports for SCCounty rainfall by creek and watershed. Key Words: Flood
    ALLIES Immigrant Integration Framework White Paper
    6/17 The ALLIES Framework offers an innovative way to identify, implement and measure the critical factors for successful immigrant integration. Government policy endorses the acute need to develop the capacity of immigrants for regional workforces. The current reform of public adult education is almost wholly constituted in response to this critical focus on workforce preparation. The research is clear that adult English learners have been disproportionately excluded from quality career training. This whitepaper seeks to broaden thinking on what would enable greater participation.
    ARCHIVE - Bay Area DACA (BADACA)
    IIBA was asked to lead the BADACA Collaborative to provide timely response to the needs of over 60,000 potentially DACA-eligible youth living in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano and Sonoma counties. Calculator to help determine when it's time to submit Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal.
    ARCHIVE - Comunidades seguras
    En esta pagina encontrara muchos consejos y recursos para prevenir y denunciar el acoso, maltrato, la intimidacion y violencia domestica. Key Words: Spanish ARCHIVE -
    About Human Rights
    Offers a unique reference point on comprehensive advice on human rights. While it is a UK site, with specifics on United Kingdom laws, it also contains many thought provoking articles on Human Rights on an international basis. Key Words: International
    Agents Seek to Dissolve ICE in Immigration Policy Backlash
    6/28/18 At least 19 Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigators are seeking to dissolve the agency, concerned that the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal migrants has limited their ability to pursue national security threats, child pornography and transnational crime. In a letter sent last week to Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary, the special agents proposed creating a stand-alone investigations unit and another agency to handle immigration detention and deportation. The request was sent as a growing number of Democrats and immigration-rights advocates have called for eliminating ICE.
    Alzheimers 'tsunami' among Latinos raises concerns over costs, caregiving
    3/18/17 The number of Latinos with Alzheimer's in the U.S. is expected to rise by more than eight times by 2060, to 3.5 million, according to a report by the University of Southern California's Institute on Aging and the Latinos Against Alzheimer's network. That tidal wave of Alzheimer's cases is prompting some tough conversations in Latino families, which often pride themselves on caring for elders at home, rather than placing them in nursing homes.
    Amid travel ban controversy, Bay Area refugees share their journeys to America
    5/12/18 State Department data shows the U.S. resettled an estimated 15,500 Syrian refugees in 2016 toward the end of Obama's presidency. As of April this year, the Trump administration had admitted only 11 Syrians, according to NPR. But Arabian and other refugees who settled in the Bay Area are sharing their experiences in a series of intimate storytelling events known as the "Made Into America" project. On Thursday night at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park Community Center, she described her family's decision to flee Aleppo.
    Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
    From 1910 to 1940, Angel Island was the site of an Immigration Station that functioned as the West Coast equivalent of Ellis Island, although the Angel Island facility also enforced policies designed to exclude, rather than welcome, many Pacific Coast immigrants coming from 82 countries. AIISF Immigrant Voices program has created a growing archive of personal stories of immigrants to the Pacific Coast from Angel Island Immigration Station detainees to those arriving today.
    Anyone Speak K’iche’ or Mam? Immigration Courts Overwhelmed by Indigenous Languages
    3/19/19 United States immigration officials provide interpreters in as many as 350 languages over all, including Mandarin, Creole, Punjabi, Arabic and Russian. But Mam, K’iche’ and Q’anjob’al — all indigenous to Guatemala — have each become one of the 25 most common languages spoken in immigration court in the past few years. Key Words: Translation, Interpreter
    Asian Nation
    Asian Nation's mission is to be an authoritative, one-stop information resource and sociological exploration of the historical, demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community - an online version of "Asian Americans 101. Key Words: Directory, Guide, API
    Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP)
    AFOP consists of all the nonprofit and public agencies that serve eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers under the National Farmworker Jobs Program, a national job-training program. The 51 member agencies operate the program through grants awarded by the US Dept of Labor. Members serve agricultural workers in 49 states and Puerto Rico-only Alaska has no program. Multi-language: Spanish Key Words: Employment
    Asylum Officers Union Says Trump Migration Policy ‘Abandons’ American Tradition
    6/26/19 A union representing federal asylum officers said in a court filing Wednesday that the Trump administration’s policy forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while their asylum cases are decided risks violating international treaty obligations and “abandons our tradition of providing a safe haven to the persecuted.” The union, which represents 2,500 Department of Homeland Security employees, including the asylum officers, said in its filing that the policy, the Migration Protection Protocols, puts migrants in danger because they could face persecution
    Ban on Immigration Detention Centers Sneaks Into California State Budget and Gets Approved
    6/28/17 California became the first state in the nation on Tuesday to place a 10-year ban on any new immigration detention centers, making it virtually impossible for the Donald Trump administration to expand immigration detention in the state with the largest population of undocumented immigrants.

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