Once struggling, the Families for Literacy Program in Menlo Park has grown within the last year. It now serves 20 children and their parents, many from Spanish-speaking households.
In immigrant households, Thanksgiving dinner can result in some exotic pairings on the menu. Sushi and pumpkin pie, anyone?
Phone bank volunteers in San Jose are calling 20,000 registered immigrant voters to ask if they would support a potential 2012 ballot initiative to raise taxes on the wealthiest individuals and corporations.