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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

Cal-Vet Loan Program to receive more funding for veterans housing.  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....
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Jackson bill to protect scientists, scientific data passes off assembly floor

Jackson bill to protect scientists, scientific data passes off assembly floor

SACRAMENTO – Introduced in response to threats by the Trump Administration, a bill by State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) to protect scientists and scientific research from censorship or destruction passed off the Assembly floor today on a 59-13 vote. Senate Bill 51, known as the Whistleblower and Public Data Protection Act, now heads back 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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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Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump (on Sept. 5)rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era immigration policy that grants deportation relief for undocumented people who were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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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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Oct. 12 — Assemblymember Irwin to host a series of Workshops for Women

Oct. 12 — Assemblymember Irwin to host a series of Workshops for Women

SACRAMENTO – ssemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) is hosting a series of workshops aimed at guiding women through current issues that affect them on a daily basis. The workshops are being held at the Ventura County Community Foundation at 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd. in Camarillo on Thursday: September 28, October 5, and October 12....
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Oct. 22 — Conejo Dems Learn About Fake Money and All the President’s Bankers

Oct. 22 — Conejo Dems Learn About Fake Money and All the President’s Bankers

Facebook Twitter Web   Upcoming Events for Conejo Dems   Conejo Valley Democratic Club Meeting Please Note that the Date and Time of Our Big Fundraiser, The Garden Party, Has Been Changed to: Sunday, October 22nd from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Hall, Thousand Oaks For more information call...
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Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, Attorney General Xavier Becerra provide update on child identity theft law

Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin, Attorney General Xavier Becerra provide update on child identity theft law

SACRAMENTO —  Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks)  and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra provided an update on child identity theft law (AB 1580), which now allows parents, legal guardians or conservators to freeze the credit of children and incapacitated adults. The Attorney General’s office delivered a consumer guide to show parents and guardians, step-by-step, on how the...
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Bilingual report: Mexican Consulate in Oxnard reports on bilateral relationship issues

Bilingual report: Mexican Consulate in Oxnard reports on bilateral relationship issues

Regarding the expressions by the President of the United States of America on various issues of the bilateral relationship, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico notifies the following: 1. As the Mexican government has always stated, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, a wall or physical barrier built on US territory...
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Bilingual commentary: “Fire and Fury”

Bilingual commentary: “Fire and Fury”

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes President Trump’s recent threats of “fire and fury” may have...
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Latino News Notes: LULAC Announces Victory in Texas Voter ID Case

Latino News Notes: LULAC Announces Victory in Texas Voter ID Case

Corpus Christi, Texas – Today a federal district court in Corpus Christi found that the Texas Voter ID bill is unconstitutional because it violates both the U.S. Constitution and the Voters Rights Act. Federal District Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos found that once again the state of Texas intentionally discriminated against Latinos and African-Americans in...
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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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Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

Jackson Introduces Bill to Address Sexual Harassment in the Venture Capital Industry

SACRAMENTO – Today, State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) announced she will be introducing legislation to prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry. Jackson will be amending a prior bill to address this issue, SB 224, once the California Legislature returns from its summer recess on August 21. Jackson is introducing this bill in the...
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Bilingual commentary: The Country Loves Him?

Bilingual commentary: The Country Loves Him?

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes local guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By David Magallanes / Guest contributor David Magallanes Eric Trump, third child and second son of President Donald...
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