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The children often crossed the U.S.-Mexico border after traveling from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.
But the percentage of non-white faculty is increasing, going from 44% in 2013 to about 50% in 2018
Tens of thousands of legal migrants were cut off from Medicaid eligibility in 1996.
Some travel to the Mexican border to replace documents that are essential to accessing jobs, housing and even driver’s licenses.
The Hawaii Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission says these migrants should receive access to Medicaid and other benefits they are now denied.
The agency relies on a database system built in the 1980s to track applicants, and has struggled with outdated technology and limited staffing.
Amy Agbayani, an immigrant from the Philippines, is well-known among political leaders and the Filipino community as a fierce advocate for improved access to higher education.
The FSM wants the U.S. Department of State to investigate labor conditions at a pork processing facility.