In this desert nobody is a stranger

Slip into the shoes of a Coachella Valley student, and you’ll wake up before dawn to braid your sister’s hair while your parents are already at work in the fields. You’ll give out your grandmother’s homemade tamales to the bus driver, your teachers and others in your close community. “I want to leave too. But […]

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Governor Brown speaks to UFW, promises wall to keep Trump out of California

California Governor Jerry Brown gave a speech last month to a United Farm Workers convention in Bakersfield, and applauded California’s progress in the area of farmworkers’ rights. He took the opportunity to object to Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric. “He wants Mexico to build a wall … and what I say is if Trump is elected – which he won’t be – […]

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