Archive for August, 2011

Family Petitioning Workshops

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Title: Family Petitioning Workshops
Location: Paddy’s Coffee House (3900 Smith Street, Union City, Ca 94587)
Description: Over the past few years, immigration laws have gotten tighter and there has been an increased emphasis on immigration enforcement. Under these conditions, it’s important for legal permanent residents (LPR’s or Green Card Holders) to apply for citizenship. Also, immigration filing fees are getting higher, so file now before the fees become even more unaffordable.

Filipino Advocates for Justice is one of six agencies in the East Bay certified by the Board of Immigration Appeals to practice immigration law

Filipino Advocates will be hosting informational workshops on Naturalization and Family Petitioning.

Family Immigration Workshops: Learn about the steps and requirements for petitioning family members.

Start Time: 1:00 pm
Date: 2011-09-24
End Time: 2:00 pm

Naturalization Information

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Title: Naturalization Information
Location: Filipino Advocates for Justice Office (31080 Union City Blvd. Suite 104 Union City, Ca 94587)
Description: Over the past few years, immigration laws have gotten tighter and there has been an increased emphasis on immigration enforcement. Under these conditions, it’s important for legal permanent residents (LPR’s or Green Card Holders) to apply for citizenship. Also, immigration filing fees are getting higher, so file now before the fees become even more unaffordable.

Filipino Advocates for Justice is one of six agencies in the East Bay certified by the Board of Immigration Appeals to practice immigration law

Filipino Advocates will be hosting informational workshops on Naturalization and Family Petitioning.

Naturalization Workshops: Learn about the requirements for applying for US citizenship and the benefits of citizenship.

Start Time: 1:00 pm
Date: 2011-09-17
End Time: 2:00 pm
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Family Petitioning Workshops

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Title: Family Petitioning Workshops
Location: Paddy’s Coffee House (3900 Smith Street Union City, Ca)
Description: Over the past few years, immigration laws have gotten tighter and there has been an increased emphasis on immigration enforcement. Under these conditions, it’s important for legal permanent residents (LPR’s or Green Card Holders) to apply for citizenship. Also, immigration filing fees are getting higher, so file now before the fees become even more unaffordable.

Filipino Advocates for Justice is one of six agencies in the East Bay certified by the Board of Immigration Appeals to practice immigration law

Filipino Advocates will be hosting informational workshops on Naturalization and Family Petitioning.

Family Immigration Workshops: Learn about the steps and requirements for petitioning family members.

Start Time: 1:00 pm
Date: 2011-09-10
End Time: 2:00 pm

Naturalization and Family Immigration Information

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Title: Naturalization and Family Immigration Information
Location: Internation Bible Baptist Church (15963 Marcella Street San Leandro, Ca 94578)
Description: Over the past few years, immigration laws have gotten tighter and there has been an increased emphasis on immigration enforcement. Under these conditions, it’s important for legal permanent residents (LPR’s or Green Card Holders) to apply for citizenship. Also, immigration filing fees are getting higher, so file now before the fees become even more unaffordable.

Filipino Advocates for Justice is one of six agencies in the East Bay certified by the Board of Immigration Appeals to practice immigration law

Filipino Advocates will be hosting informational workshops on Naturalization and Family Petitioning.

Naturalization Workshops: Learn about the requirements for applying for US citizenship and the benefits of citizenship.

Family Immigration Workshops: Learn about the steps and requirements for petitioning family members.

Start Time: 01:00 pm
Date: 2011-09-03
End Time: 03:00 pm

APALA adopts resolution in support of Domestic Workers & AB 889

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) adopts resolution in support of Domestic Workers & AB 889!

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF DOMESTIC WORKERS & AB 889 THE DOMESTIC WORKER BILL OF RIGHTS

WHEREAS, California’s domestic workers—comprised of housekeepers, nannies, and caregivers for children, persons with disabilities, and the elderly—work in private households to care for the health, safety and well-being of the most important aspects of Californians’ lives, their families and homes; and

WHEREAS, Domestic workers play a critical role in California’s economy, working to ensure the health and prosperity of California families and freeing others to participate in the workforce, which is increasingly necessary in these difficult economic times; and

WHEREAS, Domestic workers across the state of California have joined together to form the California Domestic Workers’ Coalition to achieve social and economic justice and secure much-needed protections for domestic workers under California’s labor laws; and

WHEREAS, The National Domestic Workers Alliance is organizing domestic workers across the United States to end the exclusion of domestic workers from federal labor protections, and the International Domestic Workers Network, made up of domestic worker organizations across the world, has formed to fight exploitation and abuse by creating and advancing international standards in the industry; and (more…)

California Senate Committee Approves Labor Rights for 200,000 Domestic Workers

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Committee approves sensible clear guidelines benefiting domestic workers and employers

SACRAMENTO ­ Today the California Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee voted 5-2 in favor of AB 889. The bill ­ also known as the Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, extends basic, humane labor protections to thousands of nannies, caregivers, and house cleaners and improves the quality of care for California’s families.

Sponsored by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco), the bill now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee for approval.

Co-sponsored by Assemblymembers Allen (D- Sonoma), Cedillo (D- LA), Ma (D- San Francisco), Fuentes (D-San Fernando), Ma (D-San Francisco), Monning (D- Santa Cruz) and Senator De Léon. The bill seeks to remove the exclusion of domestic workers from basic wage and hour protections which the vast majority of California workers already enjoy. The current exemptions for domestic workers are confusing and leave well-meaning employers vulnerable to liability. AB 889 sets industry-wide standards that will help keep the industry above-ground. (more…)

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