Actualidad

This week in immigration

Immigrant Detention and the Private Prison Industry  The latest data on immigration enforcement show that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained a record high of 429,247 noncitizens in the 2011 fiscal year, an increase of 18 percent over 2010. Immigration detention has been steadily increasing over the last two…
Leer más...

Governor Flooded with Flowers on Behalf of Domestic Workers

California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (AB 889) awaits Governor’s Signature Los Angeles– The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) has been flooding Governor Brown’sLos AngelesandSacramentooffices with flower arrangements on behalf of domestic workers.   CHIRLA and the California Domestic Workers Coalition is urging Gov. Brown to sign Assembly…
Leer más...

Maria S. Gomez building

Mary’s Center Names Georgia Avenue Facility After its Founder and President Maria Gomez An anonymous donor has named Mary’s Center’s community health center onGeorgia Avenuein honor of the organization’s Founder and President and CEO, Maria Gomez. Ms. Gomez is known throughout the greaterWashington,DCarea for her tireless dedication to improving the…
Leer más...