Advocates gathered in front of the Mesa Verde Detention Facility Friday, protesting the detainment of Bakersfield College student Jose Bello.
Jose Bello, a Bakersfield College student who was detained Wednesday for the second time, shared this poem at Kern’s Truth Act Forum Monday.
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.
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.
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’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.