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Celebrating Historic Investments Towards Immigrant Equity: The 2022-2023 State Budget and Implications for Immigrant Communities

On Sunday, the Governor and state legislature released their 2022-2023 budget agreement, which sets out how the state will spend over $300 billion. The centerpiece of the agreement includes a […]

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Amid Skyrocketing Inflation, California to Become the First State to Provide Food Assistance to Undocumented Californians 55 and Older

Food4All Coalition Celebrates Historic Win, Urges Continued Push to Remove Exclusions for All Ages Los Angeles – Last night, state leaders announced an agreement on the 2022-23 California State Budget, which […]

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California Makes History By Becoming the First State to Provide Access to Health Care for All Income-Eligible Residents, Regardless of Immigration Status

Los Angeles – With last night’s announcement of the state budget agreement, California makes history as the first state to agree to fully remove exclusions for Medi-Cal (California’s version of […]

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May Revision Proposes Historic investments for Immigrants but Doesn’t Go Far Enough to Address Disparities

Last Friday, Governor Newsom released the revision of his proposed 2022-2023 budget. The state is now projected to have a surplus bigger than California—or any state—has ever had:  $97.5 billion. […]

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CA Set to Remove Exclusions to Food Assistance for Older Undocumented Californians, But Leaves Out Hundreds of Thousands Who Face Rising Food Insecurity

Los Angeles  – Today Governor Gavin Newsom announced his revised state budget plan, which included a proposal to remove exclusions to the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for Californians over […]

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Safety Net for All Coalition Urges the Inclusion of Unemployment Benefits for Excluded Immigrant Workers in the California State Budget

SACRAMENTO – In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May Revision to the proposed 2022-2023 state budget announced today, the Safety Net for All Coalition—made up of over 150 immigrant and […]

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Governor’s May Revision Includes Historic Investments for Immigrants but More is Needed to Address Remaining Exclusions in our Safety Net

Sacramento, Calif.—  Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the revision of his proposed state budget for 2022, which included a historic proposal to position California as the first state to […]

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California Poised to Become the First State to Provide Access to Full-Scope Healthcare for All Income-Eligible Residents, Regardless of Immigration Status

Los Angeles – Governor Gavin Newsom’s May revision of the proposed state budget today doubled down on a groundbreaking proposal to make California the first state to make Health4All a […]

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Thank you to all those who shared your stories at #Immigrantday2022. Let’s keep the momentum going!

This year’s Immigrant Day of Action was again a great success! We offer our heartfelt gratitude to you—our partners, sponsors and colleagues—who took the lead and centered equity and immigrant voices. Thank you for […]

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Check out the panels at #ImmigrantDay2022!

Have you marked your calendars and set your alarm for the largest immigrant justice lobby day in California on April 26? We are excited to host our allies, community, family and […]

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Here are the policies we are supporting at #ImmigrantDay2022!

Are you ready to take the lead and advocate for equity on April 26?  There are only 6 more days left to sign up for Immigrant Day of Action 2022 and guarantee […]

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Building a California for All: Introducing CIPC’s 2022 Priorities

As we reflect on 2022 thus far, the need to address and combat California’s ever-widening racial and economic inequalities become even more salient. We are entering the third year of […]

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New CIPC Research on California’s Immigrant Workers and Workforce Development

This year, the Governor proposed over $250 million in funding for workforce development specifically intended to benefit immigrant communities. These investments include job training, support services, “earn and learn” opportunities, […]

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Statement from California Immigrant Policy Center Ahead of Governor Newsom’s State of the State Address

CIPC praises proposals as good start, but calls on leadership to focus on full equitable changes that include everyone  Shiu-Ming Cheer, Deputy Director of Programs and Campaigns at the California […]

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Safety Net for All Coalition Launches Statewide Campaign to Pass AB 2847, Unemployment Benefits for Excluded Immigrant Workers

SACRAMENTO – The Safety Net for All coalition, a statewide network of immigrant and worker rights organizations, launched a campaign Thursday to win unemployment benefits for excluded immigrant workers in […]

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Register Now: Join Us for IDA 2022

Are you ready to build an equitable California where everyone—our family, friends, colleagues and neighbors can thrive? Then don’t miss this year’s Immigrant Day of Action on Tuesday, April 26, […]

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CIPC 2021 Impact Report

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Last week, CIPC kicked off the new campaign season with vital (proposed) state investments for our communities, notably in health care, food security, and worker rights. As we begin a […]

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2022-2023 State Budget: Groundbreaking Investments for Immigrants

Starting the Year with Strength: Groundbreaking Investments for Immigrants Happy New Year! With the start of 2022 comes a new legislative and budget  season. On Monday, the Governor released his […]

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Leadership, Community, Advocates Kick off #Food4All Campaign, Respond to Governor’s #Food4All Budget Inclusion

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The 2022 #Food4All Campaign Moves to Ensure Access to Food for All Californians Los Angeles, Calif. — On a press call this morning, CA leaders, community members, and advocates responded […]

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Governor Newsom’s Proposed 2022 Budget Includes Groundbreaking Investments for Immigrants

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Sacramento, Calif.—  Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the new proposed state budget for 2022. The budget includes groundbreaking advancements to remove exclusions to health care and food assistance to […]

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CIPC Celebrates Key Legislative and Budget Victories

After a long legislative season that coincided with a high-profile recall election and the ongoing pandemic, we celebrate the end of this year’s session in Sacramento. Alongside our partners and […]

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California Immigrant Policy Center Condemns Horrific Treatment of Haitian Migrants; Demands an End to Deportation Flights

Sacramento, Calif.— This week, the world watched in horror as CBP officers menaced and abused Haitian migrants, including seniors and families with young children, who were trapped in untenable conditions […]

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CIPC Applauds State Leadership Investment in Health for All Older Adults

On June 28, 2021 California’s governor and state legislature announced a new advancement toward health equity in California: all income-eligible adults ages 50 and above are set to have access […]

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A More Inclusive State Budget: What it means for immigrants; what is the impact on those left behind?

Governor Gavin Newsom released his May Revise of the state budget last week, which included vital investments to support communities left behind during the pandemic. CIPC applauds the Governor for […]

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