VICE’s short documentary is a window into Rodriguez’s life story. He was born in Mexico and immigrated to California at age 6 with his mom and two sisters. He grew up in Visalia, about 45 minutes from Fresno in the Central Valley.
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Poet and Public Speaker Yosimar Reyes talked about the need to change the narrative on immigrants and how his own experience can be used as insight into the life and struggles of a modern, Latino immigrant on Oct. 15 via Zoom.
U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers have frightening similarities to the concentration camps set up in Nazi-Germany and there needs to be more awareness of what is going on at the front gates of the United States to create a real change.
On June 18 the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
A sophomore biology major and resident assistant at the University of La Verne, Emely Ortega-Martinez appears to be like any other college student – young, athletic, studious and friendly. But she is also undocumented and one of the 700,000 DACA recipients in the United States.
The lack of medical attention and poor mental health treatment in the only detention center dedicated to transgender migrants is only a microcosm of the overall poor treatment of the transgender and immigrant community in our country.
Yen Le Espiritu, professor of ethnic studies at UC San Diego, discussed Vietnamese refugees and indigenous people on Monday at Pomona College. Around 40 community members filled the Hahn Lecture Hall.
Denea Joseph, an undocumented black woman, shared her experiences living in the U.S. as a DACA recipient on Monday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
The Center of Multicultural Services hosted a humanitarian campaign to collect non-perishable foods and hygiene supplies from students and faculty, that was then collected by Yadira Ortiz, co-founder of the Border Angels San Bernardino Chapter, Wednesday in the Executive Dining Room.
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency last Friday in order to obtain his request for $5 billion to fund his plan for a border wall, after receiving only $1.6 billion. Although Trump has stated on several occasions that the issue has become a crisis of national security, there is nothing to show that the […]