Community members gather to protest detainment of local activist

May 21, 2019 / By

Advocates gathered in front of the Mesa Verde Detention Facility Friday, protesting the detainment of Bakersfield College student Jose Bello.

Jose Bello: Dear America

May 17, 2019 / By

Jose Bello, a Bakersfield College student who was detained Wednesday for the second time, shared this poem at Kern’s Truth Act Forum Monday.

Activist detained last year marked for deportation

May 16, 2019 / By

Jose Bello, a Bakersfield College student whose detainment last year made national headlines, was detained again Wednesday and taken to Mesa Verde Detention Facility, according to a Bakersfield College professor.

‘Create a legacy of success’: BC student encourages community to raise their voices

May 16, 2019 / By

I am Marivel Servin. Soy Mexicana, and I am a DACA recipient.

I was in the eighth grade when I realized not having “papeles” made me different.

Data shows ICE arrests drop in Kern; advocates remain critical of KCSO involvement

May 15, 2019 / By

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested fewer detainees from Kern County jails in 2018 than in 2017, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

Kern to hold second TRUTH Act Forum next week

May 9, 2019 / By

Kern’s second TRUTH Act Forum is taking place next week, where the Kern County Sheriff’s Office will report to the public about ICE’s access to individuals in Kern County.