Immigrants needed to help US fight virus

Immigrants needed to help US fight virus

We are doctors — cardiologists, orthodontists, pediatricians, pathologists. Though our areas of medical expertise differ, we have something important in common.
We are all immigrants. We are also Americans, and we are fighting alongside our native-born colleagues on the front lines to counter the n
ovel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. We give because we want what’s best for our country — especially during the time of this pandemic.
My family’s immigration story began when my uncle immigrated to the United States from India in the 1960s. He sponsored me at the age of 11, with my sister and brother joining later. I was fortunate to immigrate as a child with a green card. Others wait decades, unable to attain status or contribute fully to this country.

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Pushed Into The Shadow, Women Bear The Brunt of Pandemic’s Impacts On Families

Pushed Into The Shadow, Women Bear The Brunt of Pandemic’s Impacts On Families

Los Angeles — During this global Covid-19 pandemic, women have risen to the occasion to meet many family challenges. In numerous situations, they have become the family backbones, breadwinners, caregivers, and even teachers. At home, these women are grandmas, moms, wives, partners, daughters, and sisters. In the society, they are performing may essential roles as doctors, nurses, teachers, grocers, and deliverers.

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Health Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available Now for Communities of Color and Minority-Business Owners

Health Insurance and Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available Now for Communities of Color and Minority-Business Owners

LOS ANGELES, California — Frontline healthcare providers and essential workers, including undocumented immigrants, now have rights to safe working environments, insurance protection and benefits, and workers’ compensation for Covid-19.

Congress has also passed a second stimulus package of $480 billions for small businesses with a special attention to minority owners.

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Ethnic Populations: The Most Vulnerable Group Who Are Doing Some of The Most Essential Works in America

Ethnic Populations: The Most Vulnerable Group Who Are Doing Some of The Most Essential Works in America

LOS ANGELES, California —As soon as some states have released their preliminary data on the number of Covid-19 cases and deaths, this information reveals a picture that many have anticipated and feared from the beginning: the vulnerability of ethnic communities in this pandemic.

And therein lies the rub: ethnic and immigrant populations, deemed as the most vulnerable link in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic, are also the workforce responsible for many of the essential works in healthcare, food production, sanitation, and delivery. In other words, they help keep the society safe and functioning while being the least protected.

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