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CHIRLA Recognizes Architects of Dreams Come True

CHIRLA Recognizes Architects of Dreams Come True

Spring Gala to feature community pillars, legislature lions, and unsung heroes Los Angeles – On Thursday, April 5, 2012, the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles will hold a Spring Gala to celebrate twenty-six years of proud work on behalf of immigrants and refugees in Los Angeles.  Titled “Pathways to Promise”, the always fun […]

First Lawsuits Filed in Miramonte School Scandal

First Lawsuits Filed in Miramonte School Scandal

New and disturbing evidence reveals methods used by LAUSD teachers to repeatedly abuse students at Miramonte Elementary School Los Angeles — Two leading law firms, Owen, Patterson & Owen and The Law Office of Jessica Dominguez, representing eight (8) sexually victimized school children and their families, filed personal injury lawsuits on their behalf in Los […]

En Favor de la Unidad Familiar

Cambio a trámite migratorio podría prevenir cruel separación familiar Los Angeles – El Departamento de Ciudadanía y Servicios de Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS) anunció el viernes que presentará ajustes limitados pero sensatos al trámite migratorio que permite a ciertos solicitantes de una visa familiar pedir un perdón pro unificación familiar.  Con esta modificación, el […]

Standing for United American Families

Proposed change in key immigration procedure will keep thousands of families from cruel separation Los Angeles – The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office announced Friday it is introducing a limited, common sense procedural change that will allow certain visa applicants to file their family unity waivers in the United States.  Currently, U.S. citizens […]

Steppin’ Against Human Trafficking

Freedom Walk and Freedom Fair commemorate National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Los Angeles – the Coalition to abolish Slavery and Trafficking (CAST) in partnership with LA Metro Taskforce on Human Trafficking and other nonprofit community organizations will commemorate this year’s National Human Trafficking Awareness Day with FREEDOM WALK and FREEDOM Fair.  These two annual activities […]

Donnelly Fails California Again

Assemblyman from Twin Peaks sought to defeat the California Dream Act and failed Los Angeles – California State Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-Twin Peaks) informed his followers today that a signature-gathering drive to defeat the California Dream Act has failed.  Mr. Donnelly sounded defiant in printed statements as he acknowledged his efforts have been insufficient to […]

Wise Steps for Family Unity and Worker Rights

In celebration of Three Kings Day, domestic workers will dress up as the Three Queens and immigrant children will create “foot prints” to send to State Senator Padilla asking his support for household worker rights. Los Angeles –Three Kings Day is a joyous and fun-filled family tradition.  The men in costume and beard are meant […]