Daisy Tafoya was a victim of cartel violence. The 20-year-old Mexican national had been drugged, threatened, and held captive after witnessing a murder, her family members said.
The end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program could negatively impact the economy, but experts say the livelihoods of the recipients are the real reason people should push to defend DACA.
Richmond Pulse asked local organizer Yaquelin Valencia what the end of DACA means for Dreamers and what’s next for the immigrant rights movement.
The Trump administration announced its support of a bill to reduce legal immigration and its plan to challenge affirmative action on the same day.
As of now, there is no clear future for DACA. For me, that means that every day could be my last day in the United States. I have no definitive legal protection under Trump’s presidency. I only have hope.
A bill being proposed in California would require employers to ask for a warrant before allowing ICE agents onto their worksite.
The California Values Act (SB 54) being proposed in California would be a game changer for undocumented immigrants like me.
California has the second-largest number of immigrant detainees, after Texas, housing close to four thousand detainees.
Two Texas men were sentenced in the 2016 attack on Maan Singh Khalsa in Richmond.
Despite the cloud of fear hanging over immigrant communities, there is a growing and increasingly organized resistance.