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Image SFIIP Eng ExecSummSan Francisco Immigrant Integration Project 2014

SFILEN conducted a two-year community research effort, the San Francisco Immigrant Integration Project. The goal of the Integration Project was to engage a  broad range of stakeholders on immigrant integration issues, to document the unique needs of  the immigrant community, and to propose relevant policies and practices for meaningful integration.

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House G.O.P. Proposes Sweeping Reversal of Obama Immigration Steps House G.O.P. Proposes Sweeping Reversal of Obama Immigration Steps

House G.O.P. Proposes Sweeping Reversal of Obama Immigration Steps

WASHINGTON — House Republicans introduced legislation Friday that would drastically roll back President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, including a provision that will allow five million undocumented immigrants to live in the country and one that protects young people brought to the United States illegally by a parent.

 

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http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/10/us/house-gop-proposes-sweeping-reversal-of-obama-immigration-steps.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

 

 

DMV Releases AB 60 Implementation Statistics

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today released preliminary statistics on the progress of implementing Assembly Bill 60 (AB 60) – the new law requiring DMV to issue a driver license to applicants who can prove identity, California residency, and can meet all other testing requirements.

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http://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/pubs/newsrel/newsrel15/2015_03

 

 

6,000 immigrants seek driver’s licenses in California on first day 6,000 immigrants seek driver’s licenses in California on first day

6,000 immigrants seek driver’s licenses in California on first day

More than 6,000 people applied for driver’s licenses in California Friday, as the state became one of 10 allowing undocumented immigrants to legally drive.

“It’s a blessing,” said Roselio Nicholes, who applied for a license at a Department of Motor Vehicles office in San Jose. She told NBC Bay Area that she is looking forward to being able to drive without fear of being pulled over.

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http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/6000-immigrants-seek-drivers-licenses-california-first-day