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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Bakersfield College Students Weigh in on McCarthy’s Bill to Build the Border Wall

After Kevin McCarthy, the House Majority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, proposed a $23.4 billion bill to fund a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, Bakersfield College students weighed in on the proposed bill. “What would you do if you’re struggling with no income and a corrupt government? If you thought there […]

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Crowd Gathers to Protest Rumored Expansion of Mesa Verde Detention Facility

Recently, rumors have swirled in Bakersfield over the potential expansion of the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center. Protestors gathered to voice their dissent against this. “Although the rumors have yet to be confirmed, those at the event wanted to voice their concerns with the hopes to stop any possible expansion of the detention facility.” Read […]

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