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Undocumented Immigration In California

Capital Public Radio’s News Department is devoting a whole year to examining one of the most important and polarizing issues of our time. Our goal is to create a body of work that will enlighten and advance the conversation in California and beyond.

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Immigration

Immigrant Advocates Brace For Trump Administration, Others Call For Patience

December 2, 2016 | Randol White

Civil-rights advocates in California are preparing for likely conflicts with immigration policies expected under the incoming Trump Administration.

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The View From Here

Out Of The Shadows And Into Marriage

June 23, 2016 | Julia Mitric

For immigrants seeking U.S. residency, marriage provides a clear pathway. Being undocumented makes it complicated. Being gay made it impossible, until recently. His marriage was the last step in Juan Morales' 24-year journey out of the shadows.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Legal Complications Of Undocumented Immigration For Same-Sex Couples

June 23, 2016

What are the added legal complications of undocumented immigration for those seeking residency through same-sex marriage? Today our documentary unit presents its final story in a three-part series exploring undocumented immigration in California.

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Immigration

Members Of El Concilio In Modesto Talk About Immigration Law As the Supreme Court Considers Obama Actions

April 18, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

Undocumented immigrants commented today on how President Obama’s executive actions to shield them from deportation has helped to change their lives.

The View From Here

Navigating Life And Love When One Parent Is Undocumented

March 24, 2016 | Lesley McClurg

Bernardo Martinez Cordova came to the U.S. illegally and quickly found a job. He also found romance with American citizen Kara Davis. The young couple must navigate between two worlds as they raise their family, despite the threat of deportation.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Psychological Toll Of Living In The Shadows

March 24, 2016 | James Morrison

We take a look at the psychological effects of being an undocumented immigrant with UC Davis doctoral intern M. Esmeralda Zamudio. She has been studying the emotional and psychological toll living in the shadows takes on California college students.