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NAM Daily News Headlines | 12 December 2011

Posted: Dec 12, 2011

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12 December 2011


California and the Nation

Got Insurance? Calif. Program Helps Some Denied Due to Pre-existing Conditions

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram | A new health reform program in California is aiding some patients once denied insurance due to prior health conditions before federal protections kick in in 2014.

Philadelphia Story: Voices of Asian American Bullying Victims

Hyphen Magazine, News Report, Helen I. Hwang | Asian American teens bear the brunt of bullies, but a group of Philadelphia teens shows it can be stopped.

Latino LGBT Youth Coming Out At Their Own Pace

South Kern Sol, News Feature, Andres Garcia | Latino LGBT youth speak of rejection by their family and classmates, but an expert advises they be patient and build a circle of those they can trust over time.

Young and Old Protest in DC for Jobs, Unemployment Benefits

Investigative Reporting Workshop, News Report, Michael Lawson | Young and old protested Thursday on the Mall in Washington calling on Congress to extend the payroll tax holiday and unemployment benefits.

UC Davis Students Recall 'Terror' of Being Pepper Sprayed

New America Media, Video, Vincent Trinh | Student protestors at UC Davis describe their experience being pepper sprayed by campus police at a recent rally calling for the resignation of the school's chancellor.

Sikhs Shocked by Unprovoked Fresno Attack

New America Media, News Report, Jaskaran Singh | A bloody attack on a 56-year-old Sikh preacher in the city of Fresno last week has rattled the local Sikh community.


Childrens Wish for the Holidays - Keep Our Families Together

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore | Over 5,000 children nationwide sent letters to Congress last week calling for more humane deportations than current policies harming children and their families.

Number of Immigrant Women Entrepreneurs Nearly Doubles

Immigration Policy Center, News Report | The number of immigrant women entrenpreneurs has nearly doubled in the last 10 years.


Filipino Drug Trafficker Executed in China

Tina Santos, Philippine Daily Inquirer | The Filipino man convicted of drug-trafficking and was executed Thursday in China, is among the estimated thousands of people executed in China every year.

Politics & Governance

Nevada County to Include Tagalog Ballots

Asian Journal, News Report | Nevada's Clark County Election Department will include a Tagalog option in the 2012 election ballots.

More Asian Pacific Americans Hold Public Office

Nguoi Viet, News Report | More Asian Pacific Americans hold public office in the United States than at any other time in U.S. history.

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