Posts Tagged as "Immigration"

Community members gather at Board of Supervisors meeting to show that they stand with Immigrants

August 24, 2022 / By
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On Tuesday, the Kern County Board of Supervisors held a community forum for the California Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUST) Act during their regularly scheduled 9 a.m.

Advocates call for accountability ahead of the TRUTH Act Community Forum

August 17, 2022 / By
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The Kern County Board of Supervisors will be holding a community forum for the California Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds (TRUST) Act during their regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m.

Detainees at Mesa Verde and GSA continue labor strike

July 21, 2022 / By
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Detainees in the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center declared a labor strike 84 days ago and Golden State Annex joined the strike 44 days ago.

Immigrant rights advocates gather for vigil for detainee who died in Mesa Verde, demand investigation of private immigration facilities

May 22, 2020 / By
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Community members from across the Central Valley gathered for a vigil outside Mesa Verde Detention Facility Thursday night to honor Choung Woong Ahn, a 74-year-old man who died in ICE Custody at the Mesa Verde Sunday. 

COMMENTARY: My safe place will be taken away from me if McFarland city officials grant GEO’s appeal

April 21, 2020 / By
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BY AIMEE

McFarland city officials have decided to give GEO Group another chance this week to bring in immigration detention facilities to my hometown.

McFarland residents protest city council’s decision to hold GEO appeal hearing during pandemic

April 20, 2020 / By
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The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop McFarland residents and neighboring communities from getting in their cars Sunday to protest the McFarland city council’s decision to hold the crucial GEO appeal hearing during a time the community can not physically gather safely. 

CSUB to offer free immigration legal services to students

September 5, 2019 / By
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Cal State Bakersfield, along with 20 other CSU campuses, is providing free immigration legal services to students and university employees, the California State University announced Thursday.

Jose Bello bailed out by NFL players, ACLU says

August 13, 2019 / By
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Local immigration activist Jose Bello, who made national headlines after being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement twice, has been released from ICE custody after NFL players paid his bail, the American Civil Liberties Union reports.

‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.

Crowd gathers to protest rumored expansion of Mesa Verde Detention Facility

October 3, 2018 / By
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By Alejandra Alberto

“La gente unida, jamás será vencida,” — the united people will never be defeated — shouted a crowd gathered at Mesa Verde Detention Facility Thursday night to protest against rumors to expand the center.