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Immigration in Hawaii

New Immigration Proposal Is Mixed Bag For Hawaii Families

New Immigration Proposal Is Mixed Bag For Hawaii Families

The Gang of Eight's plan provides a pathway for citizenship but makes changes to family visas.
Hundreds Rally For Immigration Reform That Reunites Families

Hundreds Rally For Immigration Reform That Reunites Families

Sen. Mazie Hirono is among those calling for measures that make it easier for families to reunify.
No Hope For Broken Hawaii Families Under Latest Immigration Proposal

No Hope For Broken Hawaii Families Under Latest Immigration Proposal

As Senate begins to take up immigration, possible changes for relatives abroad is drawing heat.

State Senate Wants Micronesians To Get Medicaid

That’s the aim of Senate Resolution 74 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 108. The resos urge the U.S. Congress…

Hirono Urges Immigration Reform Address Plight of Women and Families

Trying to shift the immigration debate to include the idea of making it easier for families to reunify with relatives…

Hanabusa Proposes Two COFA Funding Measures

Rep. Colleen Hanabusa introduced two measures today calling on Hawaii and other states and territories impacted by the…
Hawaii’s Filipino WWII Veterans Raise Hopes For Family Reunification

Hawaii’s Filipino WWII Veterans Raise Hopes For Family Reunification

Measures introduced Tuesday in Congress would help children of Filipino veterans to immigrate to the U.S.
Family Reunification Should Be Top Priority, Local Groups Say

Family Reunification Should Be Top Priority, Local Groups Say

It can take more than 20 years for immigrants in Hawaii to be reunited with loved ones.
University of Hawaii Could Treat Illegal Immigrants As ‘Residents’

University of Hawaii Could Treat Illegal Immigrants As ‘Residents’

New proposal would lower tuition for illegal immigrants, but a critic calls it unfair to citizens.
Immigration in Hawaii