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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. … Continue reading

March 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Her Dad Makes Art About Immigration, Borders and Sanctuary Cities

Since 2009, Artists Sergio De La Torre and Chris Treggiari have been printing posters to raise awareness about how immigration policies affect communities. YR Media’s Mila De La Torre, daughter … Continue reading

March 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Is There Really A Crisis At The Border?

Does the term “crisis at the border” hold any validity? Is there any real crisis? The Trump administration makes it seem as if there are many illegal immigrants flooding past … Continue reading

January 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

November 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

November 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Endangered TPS Kept Families Afloat In US And El Salvador

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) was key to many immigrant families. The Trump Administration aims to take it away. Read more at Boyle Heights Beat

October 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Immigration Lawyers Urge Awareness In The Face Of Trump Immigration Policies

“Fear is not an option.” Read more at For Real News

September 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Violent News Stories From El Salvador Are Replacing My Childhood Memories

“There was a time when my parents held out hope that one day they could return to El Salvador. That hope is disappearing as the violence worsens.” Read more at … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Civil Rights Leaders Make Final Push To Remove Citizenship Question U.S. Census

Civil rights groups around the nation ramped up efforts to oppose to a Trump Administration proposal that would add a citizenship question to the U.S. Census, a move they say … Continue reading

August 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Merced Supports #KeepingFamiliesTogether

On June 30th, Merced residents gathered as part of nationally-coordinated efforts to protest the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families at the border. Visit We’Ced to see some of … Continue reading

July 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

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