COME AND LEARN HOW TO MAKE A FAMILY PLAN (GUARDIANSHIP LETTER) IN THE EVENT OF A DEPORTATION VENGA Y APRENDA COMO HACER UN PLAN FAMILIAR (CARTA DE TUTOR PARA LOS NIÑOS) EN CASO DE UNA DEPORTACION


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San Diego’s urban community of City Heights, despite possessing a vibrancy and diversity that sets it apart from other neighborhoods, has an unemployment rate nearly four times the national average. As a response to their conditions, many of the residents of this community—who also happen to be immigrants—have created employment opportunities for themselves by entering the informal economy as street food vendors. While the majority of these vendors are temporary immigrant workers, a sizable group is composed of permanent members of the community with strong ties to it.


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After 27 years in the United States Cristina Perrone and her husband, Pablo Perrone, are finally obtaining lawful permanent residency (LPR) status. The Employee Rights Center and the Law Office of Sarah Loftin have been representing Cristina and Pablo pro bono since 2009. The family got Cristina’s application fees for LPR status and her application is “in the works.” It is truly a “Happy New Year” for the Perrone family, our Center and Attorney Sarah Loftin! With the administrative reforms enacted by President Obama this fall, millions more immigrants will have the opportunity to avoid the threat of deportation that


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