Tag Archives: Immigration

CCAE: Write Governor Brown about SB 68 (Lara)

**Tell Governor Brown to Sign SB 68 (Lara) Today!**   As you may know, we have less than 12 hours left to go in the 2017 Legislative Session.  The Legislature has been on the Senate and Assembly Floor for the last two weeks working through hundreds of bills in preparation for adjournment this evening. By the time they adjourn, they ...

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California SB68: Helping Adult School Students Go to College

SB68 extends and clarifies language in AB540 allowing undocumented students to attend community colleges without paying non-resident fees.  Supporting SB68 as amended can help students in adult schools who are planning on transitioning to colleges. Support this bill by contacting your state senator. (a) A student, other than a nonimmigrant alien within the meaning of paragraph (15) of subsection (a) of ...

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COABE Report from Washington – February 9, 2017

COABE is the Coalition on Adult Basic Education. Here is their 2/9/17 Report from DC: Government Relations Report:  February Washington is trying to acclimate to the Trump Administration. The president is acting through a spate of executive orders. The Senate is slowly making its way through confirmation hearings and discussing how to consider the president’s nominee for the Supreme Court. ...

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COSAS Notes on Responding to Federal Policy Changes

COSAS – Communities Organized in Support of Adult Schools – arose in response to the cuts and closures of Adult Education that began in 2009.  They meet weekly for years and now meet monthly.  Kristen Pursley is the founder of COSAS and writes the Save Your Adult School blog.  Here, with her permission, are meeting notes from a recent January ...

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From ACSA: Guidance Sheet about Undocumented Students and Families: The Facts

View this email in your browser Iv´┐Żn Carrillo Legislative AdvocateAssociation of CaliforniaSchool Administrators ACSA is committed to ensuring all students, family members, and employees have access to a safe, equitable, and supportive educational environment. To this end, ACSA developed a guidance sheet to give educational leaders answers to key legal questions related to undocumented students that may come up in ...

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Task Force Breaks New Ground on Immigrant Integration

From The Hill’s Congress Blog: Task Force Breaks new Ground on Immigrant Integration  April 17, 2015 This week, the White House Task Force on New Americans released a first-of-its-kind report on integrating immigrants into American society. It breaks important new ground and furthers our national discussion on the issue. Its recommendations represent a step forward that must be built upon. ...

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