Archive | January, 2013

OC DREAMers to Protest OC Sheriff’s Deparment and ICE Collaborations!

31. January 2013

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{Sheriff Sandra Hutchens / photo cred: John Gilhooley} It’s been one hell of a busy week for any and all things immigrant! From the Gang of 8‘s framework for immigration reform to the Deporter-in-Chief Barack Obama‘s own speech on the subject in Las Vegas, politicians have been putting their dos centavos in. After Inauguration Day […]

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Palestine Liberation Organization Official Set to Visit Buena Park

29. January 2013

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Stationed in the nation’s capital, diplomat Maen Rashid Areikat wasn’t invited to President Barack Obama‘s second inauguration. As he told The National, the oversight was relayed as unintentional, resulting from outdated contact information. Whatever the case, the chief representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in the United States will be coming to Buena Park next […]

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Presente: Senate Immigration Plan is Not What Latinos Voted For

28. January 2013

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Press release from the national Latino advocacy group: “Presente.org welcomes and will be engaged in the upcoming national discussion on immigration. Unfortunately, the immigration policy framework and legislation developed by a bipartisan group of Senators known as the “gang of eight” continues and expands a failed and unnecessary approach-linking legalization of the 11 million to increased […]

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Beyond Anna Drive:Inside Another Neighborhood of Neglect in Anaheim

26. January 2013

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{A playground in the land of amusement parks / gabriel san roman OC Weekly} Iron gates section off a number of apartments in the largely immigrant Latino community near the intersection of Brookhurst Street and Crescent Avenue in Anaheim. Unlike Anna Drive, which has recently come under a new gang injunction in the city, none […]

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Tomorrow in SanTana: OC Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls Fundraiser!

25. January 2013

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The first ever OC Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls may have been postponed last summer, but its backers are dedicated to seeing their vision become reality. The program to hone the musical and cultural skills of young girls ages 8-17 through a series of workshops, classes, rehearsals and a grand finale showcase has a […]

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