Immigration

California to provide relief to undocumented immigrants during pandemic

April 16, 2020 / By

Governor Newsom announced Wednesday California will give cash payments to undocumented immigrants living in the state.

COMMENTARY: From ‘illegal to essential’: Thousands of farm working families struggle to get through pandemic

April 15, 2020 / By

I have grown up watching my parents head to work in the harshest weather conditions year round just to bring food to the table for my family and I.

McFarland City Council appoints Eric Rodriguez to fill vacant seat

April 10, 2020 / By

The City of McFarland, today, wasted no time in appointing Eric Rodriguez, a former U.S. Marine and former GEO Group, Inc.

McFarland to fill vacancy at Thursday’s city council meeting; advocates say meeting protocols to involve public are ‘limited’

April 8, 2020 / By

The McFarland City Council will appoint someone to fill a council vacancy at Thursday’s City Council meeting, after advocates urged officials to postpone last month’s meeting to a later date when the public can offer their feedback.

‘Critical for eligible DACA recipients to renew now’

March 30, 2020 / By

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services today announced that until Application Support Center’s are open back up to the public, it will reuse previously submitted biometrics in order to process certain work authorization applications.

Advocates say to keep community safe, local law enforcement must limit number of people detained, incarcerated during COVID-19 pandemic

March 27, 2020 / By

The American Civil Liberties Union and 13 immigrants detained in two Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers in California filed a lawsuit against ICE calling for immediate release due to elevated risks of contracting COVID-19, according to a news release by ACLU’s Southern California office.