RURAL NEWS + ALERTS

12.20.2018

Today, President Donald J. Trump signed House Resolution 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 also known as the Farm Bill.  The signature follows an announcement made earlier today that the Administration will request comment on a proposed rul...

09.12.2018

As they sat down to meet with one of our attorneys, their hands naturally rested on the table, touching each other. While it was apparent that the father was very concerned for his son, the child also expressed how worried he was about his elderly father being detained...

09.11.2018

This week, four immigration attorneys from California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation are volunteering with RAICES at a family detention center in Karnes to provide legal assistance to detained fathers seeking asylum in the United States. Throughout the week, they wi...

07.09.2018

SEATTLE, WA—Final arguments challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s refusal to ban a pesticide linked to brain damage in children will take place this morning in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. A coalition of labor and health organizations represented by Ea...

02.09.2018

It’s hard to feel optimistic about the future when your boss steals the wages you earned picking vegetables in the blazing sun, doing back-breaking construction work, sweating over a garment factory sewing machine around the clock or pulling 12-hour shifts in a restaur...

12.06.2017

Brooks, of Manteca, operated in Stockton from 2003 to 2017, targeting immigrant clients from places such as Latin America and India. Charging them between $3,000 and $16,000, “she repeatedly misled victims about the status of their cases and lied about paperwork she ha...

We can’t afford to go backward, stripping away care from families. It’s bad for our health and it’s also bad for business. Dissolving Medi-Cal would devastate our economy and leave fewer citizens without health coverage.

08.18.2017

¡Le invitamos a conocer más sobre la asistencia médica para usted y su familia en la We Connect feria de recursos sobre la salud y los derechos de inmigrantes en Sacramento!

05.31.2017

State Senate just passed CRLAF 's SB 295, 27-9, increased state and private enforcement remedies for FLCs' sexual harassment prevention training violations.

CRLAF sponsors SB 295 (Monning), which calls for greater transparency in the sexual harassment prevention trainin...

04.21.2017

All too often we hear about immigrant and mixed status families being taken advantage of -- paying thousands of dollars to unscrupulous individuals that make promises they cannot keep and engaging in the unauthorized practice of law. 

In an effort to stop these abu...

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