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PNS Daily Newscast - June 14, 2019 


Hundreds of companies urge Trump to resolve tariff dispute with China. Also on our Friday rundown: California moves closer to universal health coverage. Plus, new Gulf restoration projects – a decade after the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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Public News Service - CA: Immigrant

The Trump administration's new immigration system would prioritize well-educated, high-skill migrants over those with family ties to the United States. (Pixabay)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immigrants' rights groups are speaking out against President Donald Trump's new immigration proposal – unveiled yesterday – saying it betrays American values and ignores the thorniest issues that have thus far held up a comprehensive immigration deal in Congres

Immigrants' groups are pushing Congress to grant permanent residency to TPS holders. (Sarah Hall)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Many in the immigrant rights community are rejoicing after federal authorities agreed this week to let people with Temporary Protected status from Honduras and Nepal continue to live and work here legally until litigation is resolved. The Trump administration already had

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled his $209 billion budget proposal in Sacramento on Thursday. (Flickr)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The State of California would invest hundreds of millions of dollars to improve access to healthcare and health insurance under Gov. Gavin Newsom's first budget, released on Thursday. The budget includes $200 million to allow undocumented low-income adults ages 18 to 26

The ACLU estimates that tens of thousands of asylum seekers could be refused applications if the Trump administration's change to federal asylum policy goes into effect. (Kconnors/Morguefile)

SAN FRANCISCO - The Trump administration's ban on people seeking asylum - except at official ports of entry - could start at midnight tonight, unless a federal judge extends the injunction that has thus far prevented it from taking effect. The case, East Bay Sanctuary Covenant vs. Trump, goes befor

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

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