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OIA, CHIRLA Expand Program to Link Immigrants and Families to Legal Representation, Support Services

OIA, CHIRLA Expand Program to Link Immigrants and Families to Legal Representation, Support Services 150 150 dcba

New public-private regional program is first-in-nation to include a holistic approach to support immigrant households LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County (County) Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) and the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) announce the completion of an agreement to launch RepresentLA, a program to provide immigration legal representation and link immigrants…

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DCBA Stories: Providing Hope

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DCBA Stories is an ongoing series of articles showcasing the many ways the staff of the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs answer the call to help the people of Los Angeles County. The Department of Consumer and Business Affairs has led the way in government sector service for and partnership with immigrant and undocumented…

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OIA Creative Strategist Explores the Immigrant Experience of Donut Shops in New Art Exhibit

OIA Creative Strategist Explores the Immigrant Experience of Donut Shops in New Art Exhibit 150 150 dcba

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) hosted a community resource fair for Unaccompanied Minors and their sponsors when an unexpected sight may have been encountered. Artist Phung Huynh, has always had a passion for art and its ability to spark conversations about culture, customs, and representation, and continues to share her…

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LA County, Partners Announce “Your Home is Someone’s Workplace” Campaign to Help Protect Domestic Workers

LA County, Partners Announce “Your Home is Someone’s Workplace” Campaign to Help Protect Domestic Workers 1024 645 Tenny Minassian

The Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA), in the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) hosted a media forum to promote a new campaign: “Your Home Is Someone’s Workplace: Domestic Work in Los Angeles County” to raise awareness of how LA County can help protect and advance the well-being of domestic workers.…

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Together again: One family reunited in Los Angeles County

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Earlier this year, as thousands of migrant children crossed into the United States without parents or guardians, the Los Angeles County Office of Immigrant Affairs, part of the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA), joined with other County agencies and the federal government for a unique humanitarian mission to care for these vulnerable children.…

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