Politics

Lorena Lara talks about Faith in the Valley Kern’s efforts to protect undocumented youth on In the 661

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Lorena Lara from Faith in the Valley Kern talks about what her organization is doing to protect undocumented youth in this segment of In the 661!

KHSD Trustee Jeff Flores discusses redistricting and concerns of his district on In the 661

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Jeff Flores talks about the Kern High School District’s decision to redistrict and the district’s possible solutions to the overcrowding at Arvin High School.

‘America is all we know’: As Congress waffles on finding a DACA solution, undocumented youth grow fearful

22.03.2018 / By

By Alejandra Alberto

Maria Mancilla was 3-years-old when she came to the United States.

She can’t remember anything about her birthplace, Apatzingan, Mexico — not the sweltering, year-round heat that earned the valley it’s located in the nickname “Tierra Caliente,” or the cartel violence that plagues residents in the Michoacan state.