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Committee Approves Bill to Reauthorize Temporary Nurse Visa Program

Jun 25th, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Documents, Economy, Employment, Health, Immigration

Committee Approves Bill to Reauthorize Temporary Nurse Visa Program Washington, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee approved a bill (H.R. 1933) on June 23, 2011 to help hospitals in inner-city neighborhoods and rural areas that have difficulty in attracting nurses.  Specifically, it reauthorizes the H-1C temporary visa program that allows foreign nurses to come to the […]



ICE Agrees To Improve Health Care Provided To Immigration Detainees As Part Of Settlement Of ACLU Lawsuit

Dec 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Health

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have agreed to provide immigration detainees with constitutionally adequate levels of medical and mental health care as part of an agreement to settle an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit charging that deficient care at the San Diego Correctional Facility (SDCF) caused unnecessary suffering and death. As part of the […]



Immigrants in Healthcare Reform

Mar 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Economy, Health

From the California Immigrant Policy Center: Dear Colleagues, A few months ago your organization endorsed a letter to Senators Boxer and Feinstein urging the inclusion of immigrants in health care reform.  We are requesting that you join a similar effort once again.  As the Congress moves forward with the process of reconciling a new bill […]

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