In California, farmworker families must leave state-run migrant camps at the end of the growing season and move more than 50 miles away.
Children growing up in most rural American communities, and especially those from poor families, often succeed well in the labor market, according to a Stanford University study.
California regulators plan to override a federal ruling that relaxes wetlands development—a move that would be even more protective of the environment than rules imposed during the Obama presidency.
California is building barely enough new housing amid population growth, although state lawmakers have several options to address the crisis during this legislative session.
A 1934 law that allows the federal government to set aside land for Tribes came under scrutiny this week when lawmakers couldn’t agree on how the law should be interpreted.