Parents across the nation must now deal with the stress and anxiety of having “The Talk” with their children. No, I’m not talking about the birds and the bees. Families with undocumented family members are faced with the tough question: “What is my family going to do if I’m deported?”
After years of opposition by Richmond residents, a proposal to expand West County Detention Facility was approved by the County Board of Supervisors in a vote of 4-1. Supervisor John Gioia was the only opposing vote.
More than 400 Arvin residents and community leaders joined people across the nation yesterday to let America know the impact that immigrants have on the U.S. economy.
The same week the Ninth Circuit decision was announced in San Francisco, ICE arrested approximately 160 people in Southern California.
Studies show that Pres. Trump’s ending the DACA exemption for young undocumented Dreamers would cost the U.S. economically.
Over 100 demonstrators from across Contra Costa County crowded onto the front steps of Sheriff David Livingston’s office in Martinez. Their message: “Sheriff Livingston, Get Out Of the Deportation Business.”
Under the expanded definition, nearly any undocumented immigrant could be considered a target.
My classmate was deported a few days before his graduation. The night of graduation there was a cold silence that could not be ignored. We all felt the pain of his parents, who were only left to imagine their son walking the stage.
Richmond City Councilmember Gayle McLaughlin describes how the city is preparing to protect its immigrant residents under a Trump presidency
The most important thing to do now, advocates say, is to make sure immigrants know their rights.