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  • The DACA program remains in place for now, but advocates for California immigrants say anyone at risk of being detained should have an emergency plan and an attorney. Photo Credit: avidcreative/iStockphoto

    Advocates for Calif. Immigrants Warn: Be Prepared

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Advocates for California immigrants are speaking out, educating people on their options in light of the Trump administration’s increased enforcement actions. On the campaign trail, Trump had threatened to revoke Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the program that allowed temporary...
  • A bill coming up for a vote in the U.S. Senate would endanger state-sponsored retirement savings plans for workers. Photo Credit: S-C-S/iStockphoto

    Defensores de familias trabajadoras de CA pugnan por conservar cuentas de ahorro del estado

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Quienes apoyan un plan de ahorros para el retiro subvencionado por el estado presionan al Senado de los EEUU para que rechace una iniciativa que busca acabar con dichos programas en todo el pais. Son los defensores de familias tabajadoras que...
  • The AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program has more than 400 locations in California offering free income-tax filing services. Photo Credit: AARP

    Californians: Don’t Wait to Get Free Tax Help

    Logan Pollard California News Service LOS ANGELES – Tax season is well underway; the deadline is April 18. Tax time can mean loads of stress, especially because the U.S. Tax Code has become increasingly complicated. But Nancy McPherson, state director for AARP California, says the AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program...