December 2010

The People of Watsonville 2 – Migrant Head Start

Children of migrant farm workers, many of them from indigenous Mixtec families from Oaxaca, begin learning basic reading, writing and social skills in a day care nursery school program run by Migrant Head Start, part of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District.  Children who go through Head Start programs learn...

White House makes final push for DREAM Act

The Obama administration stepped up its campaign Friday, Dec. 17th, to overcome a possible Republican filibuster of the DREAM Act, a bill that would provide undocumented immigrant youth a pathway to legal status through public service.The law would enable tens of thousands of immigrant youth to attend college or enter military service as well.

Broad Coalition Urges Passage of DREAM Act

With comprehensive immigration appearing less and less likely during the "lame duck" session of Congress, many are pushing for passage of the DREAM Act this month as an important partial measure.

China calls for corporate conscience

Recently, Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, during a visit to Angola, requested that Chinese enterprises in Africa integrate into local society both economically and culturally through lawful operation.