The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California, with attorney Paul Nicholas Boylan, filed a lawsuit Monday against the city of McFarland and its city council, according to a news release.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday in favor of a preliminary injunction that blocks GEO Inc.’s and the City of McFarland’s ability to act on permits that would allow GEO to turn two state prisons in McFarland to immigration detention centers.
The City of Delano began installing surveillance cameras around town last week as a way to help the police department with investigations.
Kern County school districts are currently making decisions on how they are reopening in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
Timoteo Prado, an organizer for the Dolores Huerta Foundation, had left the store when he was stopped by police officers and detained in 1992.
By SUNITA SOHRABJI/EMS Contributing Editor
SAN FRANCISCO — Women around the world are facing a shadow crisis amid the COVID 19 pandemic, as their workloads for both paid and unpaid labor increase dramatically.