Posts Tagged as "Immigration"

‘Being a migrant is not fun. Nobody wants to be a migrant’: a story of Mauritania refugees

September 1, 2023 / By
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It’s a pretty general belief that people want to feel safe in their homes. Nobody wants to leave their home out of fear and start over in a place that does not know their language, traditions, or culture. 

Protestors against ICE detention centers and GEO Group demand action

August 18, 2023 / By
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In San Francisco and Fresno, protests were held by the California Collaborative for Immigrant Justice, survivors of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention, and other organizations at the ICE offices.

Gonzalo Santos: ‘The most persecuted and neglected people are the ones changing history’

February 24, 2023 / By
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Dr. Gonzalo Santos is a professor emeritus of sociology, faculty advisor of California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) United Now for Immigrant Rights, and lifelong activist.

California Mandela Campaign launches to fight against solitary confinement

January 27, 2023 / By
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Immigrant Defense Advocates and other organizations launched their California Mandela Campaign to support the California Mandela Act and end solitary confinement in California. 

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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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.