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Assemblymember Irwin’s Statement on Ending the DACA program

Assemblymember Irwin’s Statement on Ending the DACA program

SACRAMENTO — “I’m appalled by today’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,” said Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) “Nearly 800,000 DACA recipients in the United States have now been put at risk of deportation, including close to 200,000 of them who currently reside in California. These immigrants, who were brought to...
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SBCC — An Open Letter to DACA Students

SBCC — An Open Letter to DACA Students

I am saddened this morning that the President of the United States is not honoring the executive order that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  As a DACA student, you should know that none of this is of your making.  It is not your fault, and you are the innocent one in...
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Bilingual report: El Gobierno de México lamenta profundamente la cancelación del Programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA)

Bilingual report: El Gobierno de México lamenta profundamente la cancelación del Programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA)

Desde el inicio de la nueva administración estadounidense, el gobierno de México ha promovido la continuación de DACA, a fin de mantener la protección a jóvenes beneficiarios del programa, cuya mayoría son nacidos en México. Desde el inicio de la nueva administración estadounidense, el gobierno de México ha promovido la continuación de DACA, a...
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Breaking Promise to Act ‘With Heart,’ Trump Administration Ends DACA, Eliminates Protection for 800,000 Dreamers

Breaking Promise to Act ‘With Heart,’ Trump Administration Ends DACA, Eliminates Protection for 800,000 Dreamers

Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump (on Sept. 5)rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era immigration policy that grants deportation relief for undocumented people who were brought to the U.S. as children, known as Dreamers. Established in 2012, DACA currently protects 800,000 immigrants and grants them the right to remain in...
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Assemblymember Irwin Announces California Assembly Secures Extra Funding for Veterans in Housing Bond

Assemblymember Irwin Announces California Assembly Secures Extra Funding for Veterans in Housing Bond

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) , Chair of the Assembly Veterans Committee, announced that the Assembly has secured an additional $1 billion in the Affordable Housing Bond agreement to extend the Cal-Vet Home Loan Program, which is currently scheduled to expire in 2018. “After returning from service, our veterans face unique challenges when...
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Assemblymember Limón issues statement on potential DACA repeal

Assemblymember Limón issues statement on potential DACA repeal

SACRAMENTO —Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) on Sept. 1 issued the following statement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As the proud daughter of immigrants, and as someone who has worked closely with immigrant students and their families, I know that immigrants contribute to the cultural and economic well-being of California. From research and academia,...
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Antioch University Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

Antioch University Announces New Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement

SANTA BARBARA — Antioch University named Norbert Tan as its new associate vice chancellor for institutional advancement. Tan will be based on Antioch University’s Santa Barbara campus and will provide both campus and university-wide fundraising support focusing on initiatives with the West Coast advancement team. He succeeds Barbara Greenleaf, who successfully led fundraising efforts...
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Family Service Agency Elects Board Co-Presidents

Family Service Agency Elects Board Co-Presidents

SANTA BARBARA — Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County is pleased to announce Katya Armistead and Cole Kinney as co-presidents for the 2017-18 Board of Directors. FSA and Santa Maria Valley Youth & Family Center (SMVYFC) merged July 1 to form one countywide organization that will provide mental health counseling, basic needs...
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Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center reports on DACA, immigrant moms, views of Trump

Latino News Notes: Pew Research Center reports on DACA, immigrant moms, views of Trump

Click here on the entire e-newsletter   September 01, 2017 DACA has shielded nearly 790,000 young unauthorized immigrants from deportation Nearly 790,000 young unauthorized immigrants have received work permits and deportation relief through the federal government’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program since it was created five years ago by President Barack Obama. Requests for renewals have...
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City of Oxnard INCO Hosts Mayor’s “State of the Neighborhoods” Address on Sept. 6

City of Oxnard INCO Hosts Mayor’s “State of the Neighborhoods” Address on Sept. 6

OXNARD — On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, the Inter-Neighborhood Council Organization (INCO) will host a special meeting to listen to Mayor Tim Flynn give a “State of the Neighborhoods” presentation.  The INCO meeting will take place at the Performing Arts Center (PACC), 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030, and will start with a social hour at 6:00...
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Santa Paula Art Museum update for Sept. 1

Santa Paula Art Museum update for Sept. 1

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   SANTA PAULA ART MUSEUM Here’s what is happening at the Museum in September! www.santapaulaartmuseum.org LIVE MUSIC: STUDIO C Sunday, September 10, 2017, at 4:00pm $10 Members // $15 Non-members On Sunday, September 10, the Museum’s beautiful atrium gallery will be transformed into a concert hall for “Studio...
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Bilingual commentary: Fighting the Nazis

Bilingual commentary: Fighting the Nazis

By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Over 70 years ago, my father was fighting against the Nazis as an American infantryman on French and German soil. Never in his wildest dreams did he ever imagine that I, his son, would find himself also in combat with them—on American soil. But whereas he...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 1

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 1

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Icons and Archetypes A new series of large-scale oil paintings by Ojai-based artist, Tom Hardcastle, explores the artist’s perspective of popular cultural icons and exploitative archetypes that have come to represent more than their own personal identity...
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Ventura Visitor’s & Convention Bureau update for Sept. 1

Ventura Visitor’s & Convention Bureau update for Sept. 1

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Cheers to a Happening Craft Brew Scene!You only need to go as far as YouTube for an insider look at Ventura’s craft brew scene. Visit Ventura has a brand new brewery series with episodes featuring the owners and head brewers of each of Ventura’s seven breweries. Which of your beers best...
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Aug. 31

Santa Barbara Museum of Art update for Aug. 31

  Santa Barbara Museum of Art: Sunday, September 17 Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now Exhibition Opening! Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now brings together 49 artworks, consisting of installation, sculpture, photography, and video, dating from the early 1990s to the present. A distinctive figure in the international legacy of installation art, Valeska Soares interweaves themes of...
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