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Immigration Reform Will Ease Economic Decline, Study Says

New America Media, News Report, Esther M. Gentile, Jan 08, 2010

A new study contends that legalizing undocumented workers through comprehensive immigration reform would yield $1.5 trillion to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over a 10-year period, creating jobs and raising wages for all Americans. Traduccin al espaol

Financial Secrets of 100 Chinese Women

ASIA, the Journal of culture and commerce, News Report, Leonard Novarro, Jan 06, 2010

Chinese women in the United States have a lower unemployment rate (3 percent) and a higher average annual income than other women. In her new book, author Giovanna Pang Garcia explains "why Chinese women are not broke."

Rival Gangs Doing Business Together in L.A.

La Opinin, News Report, Carlos Avils, Translated by Elena Shore , Jan 05, 2010

Los Angeles has seen a decrease in gang-related violence in recent years. One explanation is that rival black and Latino gangs that used to fight each other are now business partners, working together on drugs and arms deals.

Legalize it, or Not?

New America Media, Video, JR Valrey and Lawrence Fowler, Jan 02, 2010

Politicians, activist and street hustlers ponder whether or not Cannibus should be legal in California.

San Francisco Creates Alternative Payday Loan Program

YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia , Video, Valerie Klinker and Vanessa Vega, Dec 23, 2009

Unable to regulate high-interest payday loans, the city of San Francisco did the next best thing: It created its own short-term loan program.

Californians Go Hungry Without Food Stamps

New America Media, News Report, Edwin Okongo, Dec 23, 2009

California's participation rate of qualified applicants in the food stamp program ranked second to last among all 50 states. And it isn't because they don't need the assistance. A new report found that bureaucratic regulations may be preventing eligible families from accessing the service.

Project to Aid Oakland Students Facing Foreclosure Fizzles

New America Now, News Report, Annette Fuentes, Dec 23, 2009

A plan to help keep families in their homes by sending them information through their children's schools has stalled. Researchers identified the students whose families were at risk of homelessness, but the information was never sent out.

Black Businesses Shorted on Stimulus Contracts

New America Media, News Report, Aaron Glantz, Dec 21, 2009

Statistics released this week by the Transportation Equity Network (TEN) show that not a single dollar had been allocated to any African-American owned business from a $150-plus million pot of federal transportation funds.

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Washington Minority Businesses Not Getting Stimulus Funds

New America Media, News Report, Katie Schmidt, Dec 19, 2009

Chamber of Commerce officials and business owners say that federal stimulus money has not been effective in helping minority-owned businesses in Washington state, even though $5.4 billion has been awarded to it.

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Immigrants Account for a Third of Economy in L.A, Study Finds

L.A. Garment & Citizen, News report, Sam Hassan, Dec 16, 2009

A new Fiscal Policy Institute study found that immigrants pull their weight as economic contributors, accounting for 20% of the population and 20% of economic output in the 25 metropolitan areas combined.

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