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The youngest in our community say yes to immigration reform

Posted May 29th, 2013 by

For the first time in many years, we have an opportunity to pass common sense immigration reform legislation. Last week, S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, passed from the Senate Judiciary Committee in a bipartisan 13-5 vote. As the bill heads to the full Senate for more debates and a [...]

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A CIR Bill That Puts Families First

Posted March 28th, 2013 by

Earlier this month, some members of the Senate announced they are considering plans to reduce the family visa program and eliminate the ability for an American citizen to sponsor their sibling and adult children. These latest discussions fall drastically short of what communities want in a comprehensive immigration reform legislation. As if it wasn’t bad [...]

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New Mexico Will Increase Access to Affordable Health Coverage!

Posted January 9th, 2013 by

Great news! Governor Susana Martinez just announced that New Mexico will expand Medicaid coverage, an option made available under the Affordable Care Act. This means that 170,000 more people will be able to receive health coverage in New Mexico! This is a significant step forward for New Mexicans’ health. According to a report by the New [...]

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Health Reform: What’s Happening, What’s Next and What it Means to You

Posted December 12th, 2012 by

Well, it’s settled.  With President Obama reelected and the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act, health reform is definitely moving forward.  But what’s happening in your state?  How can you get involved in how health reform is implemented in your state and make sure it addresses the needs of all our kids? Now there’s [...]

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