The countdown to 2020 Census means overtime hours and extra miles for tireless advocates like Cristina Camacho.
The GEO Group, Inc. today filed an appeal with the City of McFarland requesting a new hearing with the City Council after denying plans by the private prison company to convert two of the city’s correctional facilities for use as federal immigration detention centers.
After waiting a long four hours of comments from GEO Group, McFarland residents opposing the expansion of GEO cheered Tuesday in celebration when the McFarland Planning Commission voted 2-2, rejecting the motion to allow GEO to turn two prisons into immigrant detention centers.
Featured photo: Dolores Huerta, center, co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union leads the third annual Women’s March of Kern County Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Bakersfield, California.
The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up its national recruiting efforts to hire part-time census takers for the 2020 Census.
Kern County residents have just a few more days to take the County’s community survey, seeking input on a future business plan.