Ed Note: On January 10, 2013 nine-year-old Rodrigo Guzman was detained along with his family by Immigration and Customs Enformcement (ICE) along the Texas-Mexico border. After determing their visas had expired, the family was sent back to Mexico and told they must wait five years before reapplying for a visa. Social Justice activist Mable Yee [...]Continue Reading →
News Report • Viji Sundaram
SAN FRANCISCO – Alrededor de un 75 por ciento de los trabajadores agrícolas contratados en los Estados Unidos carecen de seguro de salud, la proporción más alta de cualquier categoría ocupacional principal.
Más del 90 por ciento de ellos son nacidos en el extranjero (la mayor parte de México), jóvenes, [...]Continue Reading →
Photo Essay • Edgardo Cervano-Soto
At Richmond’s Craneway Pavillion on March 5th, 75 immigrants from countries as varied as Yemen, Mexico and Japan, eagerly awaited their official certification as U.S. citizens. Carolyn Muzyka, the Western Regional Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, announced each candidate to the public before leading them all in the [...]Continue Reading →
News Feature, Malcolm Marshall
It’s a Monday evening in November at the CCISCO office in Richmond, and members of CLOUD, or Community Leaders Organizing Undocumented Dreamers, have come together to assist those interested in submitting a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) application.
The landmark DACA program, announced by President Obama last summer, allows undocumented [...]Continue Reading →
Q & A by Iraida Santillan
EDITOR’S NOTE: In Richmond, few things have been around as long as St. Mark’s Catholic Church, which this year is celebrating its 100th anniversary in the city. To find out more about this mainstay of the community, Richmond Pulse reporter Iraida Santillan sat down with the [...]Continue Reading →
News Feature, Iraida Santillan
Alejandra was only nine years old when she left Jalisco, Mexico with her mother and younger sister to join their father in the United States. Alejandra’s father was already living in Richmond, CA along with three of her uncles.
She crossed the border with a fake birth certificate and once she [...]Continue Reading →
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