Mesa Verde To Remain Open For At Least One More Year; Advocates Raise Money To Pay Bonds Of Those Detained

South Kern Sol’s Bryana Lozoya reports that the Mesa Verde ICE Detention Center is set to stay open through 2020, and activists in the community are working to support detainees. Read more at South Kern Sol.

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‘120 Days’ Documents the Intimate Life of an Immigrant Family

Sacramento’s Jazmine Justice-Young weighs in on the important messages of “120 Days.” The movie portrays the daily struggles and dangers facing immigrant families living in the U.S. “Not every immigrant is dangerous like the ones broadcasted on TV. Many are from wholesome, hard-working families, restlessly chasing the American Dream.” Read more at AccessLocal.TV.

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Protesters call out sheriff for cooperation with ICE

Community outrage over the ways local law enforcement agencies are helping federal immigration agents deport undocumented immigrants spilled over on the steps of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office in Martinez. Galvanized to counteract President Donald Trump’s push to deport more immigrants, people are urging local governments and police to protect their immigrant neighbors. “I […]

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