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Unaccompanied Minor Stands Tall at Oakland City Hall

Unaccompanied Minor Stands Tall at Oakland City Hall

By Eric L. Steckel The City Council Chambers were quiet as the boy approached the microphone. He is new to this country, unable to speak English, but he knows the importance of the democratic system we enjoy. It was this very system that was responsible for him...
Moving Immigrants Closer to the Dream of Citizenship

Moving Immigrants Closer to the Dream of Citizenship

By Raul Zavaleta The Hayward City Hall was packed. You could overhear people asking questions in different languages as you made your way around the room to pick up the citizenship application. Volunteers at this citizenship workshop manned stations on the first and...