Tag Archives: Immigration Reform

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Nonprofits Struggle With Influx of Immigrant Youth

The Bay Area, and the Mission in particular, has long been a refuge for immigrants fleeing their country of origin. However, with a surging number of predominantly young migrants escaping intensified violence in Central America, the Mission District’s leading immigrant advocacy organizations are assisting underage migrants in need like they never have before. Every week, unaccompanied children arrive in their lobbies...

Trains, Leadership, and Jellyfish

It’s Monday again and I’m already tired. Tired of the healthcare debate and un-stimulated by the stimulus plan, but promises of immigration reform add a little skip to my step, though it’s hard to imagine a healthy debate on an issue that the Mayor can’t even handle. Times are tough and life isn’t easy, much less for those who come...