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Obama administration warns schools not to deny students over immigration status

The Obama administration on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. state and local school districts not to deny enrollment to undocumented immigrant children. In a joint letter, the U.S. Education and Justice departments said they had become aware of student enrollment practices “that may chill or discourage” participation of…

More than 130,000 urge hospital to transplant kidney for undocumented immigrant

Thousands and thousand of people have signed a petition urging the UC San Francisco Medical Center to perform a kidney transplant for an undocumented immigrant. Jesus Navarro, a 35-year-old Oakland resident and father, was denied the kidney transplant he needs to live because of his immigration status, even though he…