Immigration

Information offsets fear at the Second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference

October 17, 2019 / By

Kern County residents heard from a number of immigrant rights advocates Wednesday at the Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance’s second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference at Hodel’s Country Dining.

Health care advocates celebrate the halt to public charge rule; remain vigilant as Trump Administration imposes new restrictions

October 15, 2019 / By

Health care advocates gathered Tuesday morning in front of Clinica Sierra Vista on Niles Street to celebrate the latest news to the new public charge rule.

Kern Sol News breaks down finalized public charge rule; WIC not included

October 3, 2019 / By

The Department of Homeland Security recently adopted a new “public charge” rule in August that is set to go into effect in just a few weeks.

CSUB to offer free immigration legal services to students

September 5, 2019 / By
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Cal State Bakersfield, along with 20 other CSU campuses, is providing free immigration legal services to students and university employees, the California State University announced Thursday.

Delano becomes first city in Kern to declare itself a sanctuary city

August 14, 2019 / By

Delano became the first city in Kern County to declare itself a sanctuary city after the city council voted to approve a resolution at the Aug.

Jose Bello bailed out by NFL players, ACLU says

August 13, 2019 / By
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Local immigration activist Jose Bello, who made national headlines after being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement twice, has been released from ICE custody after NFL players paid his bail, the American Civil Liberties Union reports.