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Immigration in Hawaii

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Allows Cuts in Health Care Coverage to Micronesians Flickr

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Allows Cuts in Health Care Coverage to Micronesians

Hawaii officials say the decision validates state authority to determine how much state-provided health care noncitizens should receive.
US Supreme Court Asked to Take Micronesian Health Care Case Flickr: Kristopher Radder

US Supreme Court Asked to Take Micronesian Health Care Case

Hawaii attorneys say health benefits lawsuit is a matter of "life and death" for some migrants.
On the Fence: Children, Gridlock and Immigration Reform in the Aloha State Flickr: Eric White

On the Fence: Children, Gridlock and Immigration Reform in the Aloha State

Hawaii's U.S. Senate candidates, Brian Schatz and Colleen Hanabusa, talk about how to achieve comprehensive immigration reform.
Hawaii Immigration Court Receives Eight Unaccompanied Children Courtesy of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jim Greenhill

Hawaii Immigration Court Receives Eight Unaccompanied Children

More than 57,000 children have migrated to the U.S., which more than doubles last year's total.
My Message to Republican Leaders — We Came to the US to Save Our Lives

My Message to Republican Leaders — We Came to the US to Save Our Lives

How long will House Republicans hold my future hostage and use it for their own political gain?
Fun Facts: Hawaii’s Ethnic Stock By County, Schools

Fun Facts: Hawaii’s Ethnic Stock By County, Schools

DBEDT breaks down the number of whites, Japanese, Filipinos, Chinese, Hawaiians and more.
Victor Geminiani Takes on One Social Cause After Another PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Victor Geminiani Takes on One Social Cause After Another

Two decades ago, a career that started with the civil rights movement led him to Oahu, where he directs the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice.
Feds Renewing Deportation Protection Program for Undocumented Children

Feds Renewing Deportation Protection Program for Undocumented Children

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program helps shield young undocumented immigrants from being deported.
Four Hawaii Farms to Pay $2.4M to Thai Laborers in Settlement Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Four Hawaii Farms to Pay $2.4M to Thai Laborers in Settlement

The EEOC says farm workers had inadequate food and water and lived in terrible conditions.

Reps. Gabbard, Schock Introduce Immigration Bill Plan

U.S. Reps. Aaron Schock (R-IL) and Tulsi Gabbard have introduced  legislation that permanently extends “the popular EB-5 visa…

Fun Fact: The Ethnicity of Hawaii Public School Students

The data crunchers at the state’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism are at it again. We all know…

One Year Later, Hirono Disappointed Still No Immigration Reform

On the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the U.S. Senate‘s immigration reform bill, Sen. Mazie Hirono…
Immigration in Hawaii