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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 … 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

‘Families Belong Together’ Rally in Sacramento California

As new revelations begin to highlight the systematic separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, cities across the nation have erupted into protest. One of these cities … Continue reading

July 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

I Am An Unaccompanied Minor

Recently, reports revealed that the U.S. government had lost track of over 1,500 unaccompanied minors, or children without guardians. Youth Radio’s Andrea Jiménez at down and talked with one of … Continue reading

June 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Worried About ICE Raids? Here’s How Teens Can Help Their Families

After rumors about imminent ICE raids in the Bay Area blew up, immigrant communities across California are panicking. Youth Radio’s Noel Anaya sat down with an attorney from The Stanford … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

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