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PNS Daily Newscast - December 11, 2018 


The U.S. support of fossil fuels is met with protests and laughter at the UN climate conference. Also, on the Tuesday rundown: we take you to a major city with a look at how segregation impacts life outcomes. Plus, efforts to aid more veteran farmers.

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Public News Service - CA: Immigrant Issues

Supporters of Medi-Cal for undocumented immigrant adults gathered at a rally at the California Endowment in Los Angeles on Wednesday. (California Immigrant Policy Center)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California lawmakers have just introduced a pair of bills that would extend Medi-Cal coverage to low-income, undocumented immigrant adults. A recent University of California, Berkeley study found California has three million uninsured adults – and 1.4 million of th

Protesters rallied on Friday in Los Angeles against the Trump administration's proposed changes to the

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Today is National Public Comment Day - part of a campaign responding to President Donald Trump's proposal to make it harder for working-class, legal immigrants to get a green card. Only three weeks are left to register your opinion on the "public charge rule" that would

Almost 25 percent of Californians are native-born children of at least one immigrant parent. (Shawn 1/Pixabay)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Civil-rights groups are dismissing President Donald Trump's plan to end birthright citizenship, calling it an unconstitutional election-week stunt to appeal to his base. Trump said in an interview Monday that he's planning an executive order revoking the right to automatic citi

Holders of Temporary Protected Status have been traveling the U.S. on the Journey for Justice bus tour, to raise awareness about their predicament. (Sarah Hall)

LOS ANGELES – A small but important victory this week for people with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) who are fighting to stay in this country, after the federal government announced it will comply with a court order halting deportations until the lawsuit is done. The Trump administration te

By some estimates, up to 24 million people could be affected by a proposed rule to make it harder for legal immigrants who use public benefits to get a green card or visa. (Morguefile)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – People can now officially weigh in on a proposal by the Trump administration to punish legal permanent residents who have used certain public benefits by making it harder for them to get a green card or visa. The proposal comes despite studies that show legal permanent r

The TPS Alliance has been holding protest rallies since the administration decided to rescind the Temporary Protected Status program in May. (Sarah Hall)

SAN FRANCISCO – About 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti and Sudan can breathe a sigh of relief – at least for now. A federal court judge in San Francisco has blocked the Trump administration from ending their Temporary Protected Status. TPS holders will now be allow

The government plans to build a migrant detention center at GoodFellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas, on a former firing range near an uncapped, closed landfill. (Wikimedia Commons)

CONCORD, Calif. – A coalition of health, labor and environmental groups is asking the Trump administration to release specific locations for immigrant detention centers to be built on military bases – sites that may be polluted. President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance policy at the bord

An estimated 425,000 Californians are DACA recipients, many of whom could face deportation if the program is allowed to expire. (Avid Creative/iStockphoto)

HOUSTON – The future of 800,000 so-called "Dreamers" nationwide – more than half of them in California – is at stake as the DACA program is challenged in a federal court hearing today in Houston. Texas and six other states are asking for a preliminary injunction to stop the Deferr

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