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San Francisco profile of immigrants & refugees

Lifang Chiang

San Francisco profile of immigrants & refugees

a research tool for welfare reform, job readiness, and self-sufficiency.

by Lifang Chiang

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Published by Produced by the Newcomer Information Clearinghouse, International Institute of the East Bay for the San Francisco Foundation in Oakland, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigrants -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Refugees -- California -- San Francisco.,
  • Public welfare -- California -- San Francisco.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSan Francisco profile of immigrants and refugees, S.F. profile of immigrants & refugees
    ContributionsChu, Julie., Reed, Diane M., San Francisco Foundation., Newcomer Information Clearinghouse.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJV6923 .C55 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 p. :
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22932379M

    Prof. Yung’s award winning books include Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island , Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America, Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco, and The Adventures of Eddie Fung: Chinatown Kid, Texas Cowboy, Prisoner of on: Market Street, Suite San Francisco, CA, United States. The Tenderloin is a neighborhood in downtown San Francisco, in the flatlands on the southern slope of Nob Hill, situated between the Union Square shopping district to the northeast and the Civic Center office district to the southwest. It encompasses about 50 square blocks, is a large wedge/triangle in shape (point faces East). It is historically bounded on the north by Geary Government Supervisor: Matt Haney.

      The San Francisco Business Times features local business news about San Francisco. We also provide tools to help businesses grow, network and hire. In , Reno ghost wrote the book, How to Pick Large Stocks as part of a financial advisor book series published by Simon and Schuster. Since , Reno has served as a pro bono attorney for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights in San Francisco, focusing on asylum cases to advance the rights of immigrants, refugees, and communities of color.

      “San Francisco is and always will be a sanctuary city,” said Ellen Canale, a spokeswoman for Mayor Ed Lee. It was among the first U.S. cities to establish a sanctuary law in as part of a national wave of cities adopting policies to help Central American refugees.   Cambodians entered the United States as refugees after a group of Cambodian Communists named Khmer Rouge, led by the French-educated Pol Pot, won a civil war that had raged from March to April and proceeded to rule the country with extraordinary brutality. In power from Ap , to January 7, , they destroyed all the major Cited by: 2.


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