Posts Tagged as "Immigration Reform"

Why I Organized a Walkout to Defend DACA

November 6, 2017 / By
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By Marisol Sanchez Verdin

Ed. Note: On Oct. 9, 2017, 17-year-old Golden Valley High School student Marisol Sanchez Verdin helped organize a three-school walkout in protest of the Sept.

Hunger Strike: Youth Leading the Way On Immigration

November 25, 2013 / By
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Pictured above: Andres Chavez / Photo by Alfredo Camacho

By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD, Calif.

Women Stage Sit-In, Call for McCarthy to Move On Immigration Reform

November 13, 2013 / By
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By Alfredo Camacho for South Kern Sol

BAKERSFIELD – The Central Valley became ground zero in the struggle for immigrant rights last week, when a coalition of women activists gathered outside of Congressman and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy’s office in downtown Bakersfield to take part in a demonstration and act of civil disobedience to demand an end to deportations, and congressional action on federal immigration reform.  

The Time Is Now: Ethnic Media Call for Immigration Reform in 2013

February 8, 2013 / By
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Editor’s Note: This editorial was produced in association with New America Media (http://www.newamericamedia.org), a national association of ethnic media, and was published by ethnic media across the country to bring attention to the urgency of immigration reform.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Jose Eduardo Chavez

May 11, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of New America Media

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: Last week South Kern Sol featured the first part in this four part series featuring youth, who are Dreamers.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Blanca Perez

May 10, 2012 / By
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Courtesy of New America Media

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: Last week South Kern Sol featured the first part in this four part series featuring youth, who are Dreamers.

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Miguel Saavedra

May 4, 2012 / By
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Miguel Saavedra/ Photo by VERONICA RAMIREZ/South Kern Sol

SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream

Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

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SERIES: Four Voices, One Dream – Paola Uriostegui

May 2, 2012 / By
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Compiled by MIROSLAVA DELEON/South Kern Sol

Ed. Note: In October 2011, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB-131, the second part of the California Dream Act.