Orange residents may be interested in some of the difficulties that immigrants and others are having with signing up for health care under the new California insurance exchange. Eligibility requires submitting proof of legal residency or citizenship, but there may be issues in delivering this message.
California residents who are interested in immigration issues may wish to know some statistics about the implementation of the DREAM Act in California. While many have applied for deferred deportation, there are still many others who are not taking advantage of the program, according to reports.
Dual citizenship is basically when an individual is a citizen of two countries simultaneously. Some California residents might hold dual citizenship if they were born in the U.S. to immigrant parents or if they were born in another country to a citizen of that country and a U.S. citizen. Someone who has become a naturalized U.S. citizen can also seek to regain citizenship in his or her country of origin, which will cause the individual to have dual citizenship.
California residents might be interested in learning about non-profit organizations that are trying to reunite migrant children with their parents. The current situation of large numbers of children from Guatemala, Venezuela and Honduras arriving at the border because they are fleeing poverty and gang violence in their countries has been much in the news lately.