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 →
Video, Josue Rojas, Posted: Feb 29, 2012
EDITOR’S NOTE: Two hundred immigrant workers and their families joined hundreds of supporters in a march through downtown Berkeley February 17, protesting their firing from Pacific Steel Castings. The company is one of the city’s biggest employers, and the largest steel foundry west of the Mississippi River. The [...]Continue Reading →
News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto
Editor’s Note: California’s DREAM Act gave bright undocumented students new hope for going to college, but issues like low funding could undermine the act for many.
Despite the announcement of Gov. Jerry Brown signing into law the California DREAM Act last October, students applying for colleges at Richmond High [...]Continue Reading →
EDITOR’S NOTE: A mother struggles to support her three children after her husband is arrested and deported for having no papers.
Juan Ramirez, 38, and Angelica Garcia, 34, migrated from Mexico to the United States in search of a better way of life 18 years ago. And like many undocumented people, they had been [...]Continue Reading →
News Report, Kia Croom
By a unanimous vote, on July 6, the Richmond City council approved the issuing of Municipal Identification cards to city residents. The cards are designed to promote public safety, foster community pride and support local commerce. The cards will feature a pre-paid debit card function to increase citizens’ access to banking [...]Continue Reading →
News Report, Erika Benton-Martin
[Breaking News Update: Since this report was written, the City of Richmond has approved the use of municipal ID cards. You can read about this new development, here.]
If community advocates have their way, city-issued identification cards may soon be made available to thousands of Richmond’s most vulnerable residents.
The [...]Continue Reading →
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