Immigration

Sheriff’s office to report on ICE access to Kern County individuals at TRUTH Act forum

November 14, 2018 / By

Next month, local advocacy groups and the Kern County Sheriff’s Office will reveal data about the local immigrant community at Kern County’s first TRUTH Act Forum.

Kern County’s new ACLU office seeks to protect ‘cherished constitutional rights’

November 1, 2018 / By

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California celebrated the opening day of the new Kern County office Thursday morning with a press conference in front of the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield.

Sol on the street: Bakersfield College students weigh in on McCarthy’s bill to build the border wall

October 29, 2018 / By and

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has introduced a bill this month that fully funds a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

COMMENTARY: Another year older, another year wiser, another year closer to voting

October 25, 2018 / By

BY BIVIANA URIBE

For my 16th birthday in September, I celebrated with other high school students from Delano at DoSomething.org’s GOTV bootcamp in Los Angeles.

Q&A: New York Times writer Sonia Nazario talks about immigration and journalism

October 24, 2018 / By

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario is currently an opinion writer with the New York Times. She won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing for her six-part series “Enrique’s Journey,” which follows a Honduran boy immigrating to the United States, searching for his mother eleven years after she was forced to leave her family to find work in the U.S.

‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.