Tag Archives: immigrants

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes California domestic workers protection bill

Tweet Ai Jen Poo and other organizers from the National Domestic Workers Alliance.  Because ensuring meal breaks are apparently too much to ask for. AP reports: Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday announced that he had vetoed legislation that would have provided overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections to an estimated 200,000 caregivers, nannies [...]
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One in four children in the U.S. are being raised in an immigrant family

TweetWhile 18 million youth in the country have a parent who was not born in the US, a new report shows that the economic, education, and health care access disparities for these kids compared to those with US-born parents is striking. The Foundation for Child Development led the research for the report, here are just [...]
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The Feministing Five: Jack Stephens

TweetJack Stephens is quite literally a jack of all trades. He organizes with the anti-imperialist, national democratic organization Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance, or, BAYAN) and has been organizing with them for the past six years. He serves on the executive committee for San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SFCHRP) and [...]
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