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UCSF’s First Undocumented Medical Student Begins Training

September 9, 2014 | 8:30 am

UCSF’s First Undocumented Medical Student Begins Training

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Against the odds, Jirayut ‘New’ Latthivongskorn is a newly minted medical student at UCSF.

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February 20, 2013 | 8:29 am

Morning Top 8: NFL Won’t Guarantee Raiders Stadium; 572 SF Workers Paid More Than Gov.; Young Immigrants Shut Out of Healthcare

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572 city workers paid more than governor (SF Chronicle) No fewer than 572 San Francisco city workers and executives made more than Gov. Jerry Brown last year. More than 1,500 city workers made more than state Attorney General Kamala Harris. And that’s without overtime. “That’s pretty staggering,” said Tom Dalzell, head of the California Citizens […]

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Immigrant Integration Varies Across California

September 18, 2012 | 9:57 am

Immigrant Integration Varies Across California

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Joanna Lin, California Watch When a change to federal law meant many immigrants would lose access to certain welfare benefits, Santa Clara County faced having to absorb thousands of residents in local safety net programs. So the county pursued a way to keep immigrants eligible for federal benefits: citizenship. Since 1996, Santa Clara County has […]

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