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October 2011 Archives

Deportation defense too late; California man sent to Cambodia

A solid deportation defense came too late for one California man, who found himself put on board of a plane and sent to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in September. Even though the man's citizenship in Cambodia is legal, the man faces hard challenges since he neither knows the language nor has much family there.

60 deaf immigrants seeking asylum in the US

California residents may have mixed feelings concerning a recent set of asylum applications. What makes these applications somewhat unique is that they were filed in bulk, and they concern some 60 immigrants who are all deaf. Most of those seeking asylum currently reside in the Inland area of California, near the California School for the Deaf. They allege various types of persecution in their homelands.

Brown signs California Dream Act

While many immigration issues still have a way to go in California, many undocumented students may be getting some good news soon. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law new legislation that would allow some 41,000 undocumented students financial access to many college programs, including Cal Grants, UC grants and other state-funded scholarships. The bill is known as AB131, and it is the second half of the California Dream Act. While it is not a green card, it will provide a boost to many undocumented students.

Citizenship a 'smash' for badminton champ

Tony Gunawan is not a celebrity in California, where he resides, but in his native Indonesia, he is a household name. The man is a two-time world champion and Olympic champion in badminton, a sport with a rabid following in East Asia. Now Gunawan is an American, having successfully completed the citizenship and naturalization process and he hopes to represent the United States in the London Olympics.

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