By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO (Reuters) – Illegal immigrants living in California will be eligible to apply for driver’s licenses under a law signed on Thursday by Governor Jerry Brown, in the latest action to expand privileges for such immigrants in the state. The legislation is a major victory for Latino and immigration rights activists, who have fought for decades for such a law, and it is expected to spur 1.4 million people to apply for licenses over three years. Read More.


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With support from Dominican Foundation, Dominican Hospital, and volunteer doctors, Catholic Charities now administers a new Tattoo Removal Program on the hospital’s Frederick Street campus in Santa Cruz. 

Interior view of medial facility for tattoo removalInterior office view of medial facility for tattoo removal

We currently serve 288 registered participants. The program helps remove barriers to viable employment and broaden economic and social opportunities for youth and young adults committed to turning their lives around and for those wishing to provide a positive model for their children. The non-age limits and low fee provides access to this otherwise highly expensive treatment. Read more.


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