June 15 was the 10th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA; in 2012 President Barack Obama created DACA to allow undocumented minors to obtain a work permit for two years.
Last Friday, Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) became the first U.S. Senator to accept the United Farm Workers’ invitation from “Take Our Jobs” initiative by working alongside farm workers in Moorpark, California.
Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a proclamation declaring June 2022 as “Immigrant Heritage Month” in the State of California.
On May 29, there was a statewide pilgrimage led by fate leaders, community advocates, and community members that were formally in detention centers from various parts of the state; the goal was to bring awareness to the harms of immigration detention centers to stop the double punishment that immigrants are facing.
It has been two years since families have been able to visit their loved ones in the Mesa Verde Detention Facility.
NALEO Educational Fund will be hosting a virtual citizenship workshop on March 19, 2022 from 9:00 a.m.