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 whose detainment last year made national headlines, was detained again Wednesday and taken to Mesa Verde Detention Facility, according to a Bakersfield College professor.
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.
The number of Valley Fever cases in Kern County has increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the Kern County Public Health Department.
Friends, family, professors and many more community members came together Wednesday to honor a son, classmate, student and brother and to remember the impacts he had on those around him.
The San Joaquin Valley could lose hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and representation in congress if the Supreme Court votes in favor of adding the citizenship question on the 2020 Census questionnaire.