Monthly Archives: November 2014

Obama’s Plan for Immigration Reform – What You Need to Know

November 27, 2014 / By

New America Media, News Report, Staff

Ed. Note: On Nov. 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced that he would take executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

In Wake of Obama’s Executive Action, Advocates Warn About Scams

November 26, 2014 / By

New America Media, News Feature, Staff

President Obama announced on Thursday his plan to take executive action on immigration.

Immigration Advocates React to Obama’s Executive Action

November 26, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

BAKERSFIELD — A day after President Obama announced he would grant deportation relief to over 5 million immigrants on Nov.

Lessons Learned at the Labor Camp in Lamont

November 18, 2014 / By

By Leonel Martinez, Special to South Kern Sol

I lived on farm housing east of Lamont until I was about 11 years old, but more than four decades later, I still remember the hard lessons I learned there.

Proposition 47, “A Historical Passage”

November 14, 2014 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

With election season over, organizers campaigning for successful ballot measures can begin to relax knowing that not only is the grueling campaign season over, but the ballot reforms they campaigned for have passed.

Latina Environmentalist Takes Fracking Fight to ‘Epicenter’ of California Oil Industry

November 13, 2014 / By

New America Media, News Report, Tara Lohan

Rosanna Esparza parks her Prius in a sea of pickups.

Record Number of Latinos to Serve in House

November 9, 2014 / By

VOXXI, News Report, Griselda Nevarez

Pictured above: (From left to right) Ruben Gallego, Norma Torres and Carlos Curbelo are among the five new Latinos who will serve in the U.S.

Man on the Street: Why Are You Voting?

November 3, 2014 / By

By Daniel Jimenez

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day! Your polling place is printed on the back cover of your sample ballot.