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Immigration in Hawaii

Hawaii Federal Judge OKs Live Blogging of Human Trafficking Trial Sara Lin/Civil Beat

Hawaii Federal Judge OKs Live Blogging of Human Trafficking Trial

Three news organizations permitted to file live updates from Global Horizons trial.
Can Hawaii’s Legislature Really Help Micronesians?

Can Hawaii’s Legislature Really Help Micronesians?

It lacks what the immigrants need most — money for health-care services.
Only Conviction in Aloun Farms Case  Overturned

Only Conviction in Aloun Farms Case Overturned

Thai labor recruiter testified for the government in botched human trafficking prosecution.
Media Said to Fuel Micronesian Stereotypes

Media Said to Fuel Micronesian Stereotypes

Advocates blame excessive focus on the negative for poor treatment of migrants.
No Aloha for Micronesians in Hawaii

No Aloha for Micronesians in Hawaii

Migrants suffer from discrimination, lack of understanding of their culture and rights in America.
Hawaii Congressional Reps to Feds: Help Us Curb Micronesians Flickr: The Official CTBTO Photostream

Hawaii Congressional Reps to Feds: Help Us Curb Micronesians

Hawaii officials say health care policy for migrants "is unsustainable."

Djou: Micronesians Consume 20 Percent of Social Service Resources

The congressman says that while Micronesians make up less than 1 percent of Hawaii's population, they use over 20 percent of available social services.

Abercrombie: Hawaii Needs Federal Help After Micronesian Ruling

The governor says the federal district court's order to restore full health care benefits for Micronesians in Hawaii is costly and will require federal assistance.

UPDATE: Full Health Benefits Restored for Micronesians

A federal judge ordered the Department of Human Services to restore full benefits to migrants who live in Hawaii under the Compact of Free Association.
Immigration in Hawaii