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  • Gilchrist wins court fight

    02/10/2010 5:40:14 AM PST · by Ladycalif · 8 replies · 583+ views
    The rebellious former allies – Deborah Courtney, Barbara Coe and Marvin Stewart – improperly ousted Gilchrist as president of the organization he founded, Judge Randell Wilkinson said. The issue now is whether Gilchrist can prove damages. In the past, Gilchrist has claimed $3 million in damages on behalf of the MMP. Presumably he'll try to show the drop off in fundraising since the dissidents started agitating. Trial resumes today. Coe has settled, so she's not on the hook. Courtney has told me she's already lost everything – including her house and car – fighting Gilchrist in court. She and Stewart...
  • Non-English Speakers Charge Bias in Prescription Labeling

    11/02/2007 6:52:32 AM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 63 replies · 48+ views
    New York Times ^ | Oct 31, 2007 | ANNE BARNARD
    Pharmacies across the city routinely fail to help non-English speakers understand their prescriptions, raising the chances that customers could harm themselves by taking medicines incorrectly, immigrant advocacy groups charge in a discrimination complaint that they plan to file today with the New York attorney general’s office. The complaint names 16 pharmacies in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island...It argues that federal civil rights law and state health regulations require pharmacies to provide linguistic help to guarantee that people who speak little or no English receive equal access to health care. That assistance should include interpreters at pharmacies and written translations of...
  • Call Mr. Amnesty Chuck Hagel R-Nebraska

    05/17/2006 2:22:44 PM PDT · by pasadenapundit · 27 replies · 643+ views
    05-17-06 | pasadenapundit
    Hagel is the top Republican promoter of a guest worker program (amnesty). His office is answering their phones. Washington, D.C. Office 248 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Tel: (202) 224-4224 Fax: (202) 224-5213
  • Immigration laws tougher elsewhere, study reports

    05/06/2006 6:09:46 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 60 replies · 650+ views
    DailyNews ^ | 05/05/06 | LISA FRIEDMAN
    Immigration laws tougher elsewhere, study reports BY LISA FRIEDMAN, Washington Bureau LA Daily News WASHINGTON - Japan, Switzerland, Egypt, Sweden and Mexico have tougher immigration laws than the U.S., says a study commissioned by the author of a controversial House bill that would criminalize illegal immigrants. The report, issued Friday by the Law Library of Congress, also examined Brazil in a six-country survey aimed at examining the ramifications of proposed laws now under debate in Congress dealing with America's estimated 12 million illegal immigrants. House Judiciary Committee Chairman James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., pointed to the findings - particularly those in Japan...