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Court Rulings on “Public Charge”

By Pilar Marrero Five federal courts recently banned the U.S. government from changing the rules on the use of public benefits for applicants seeking permanent residency or a non-immigrant visa, [...] Continue Reading

Lights for Liberty

By Peter Maiden On July 12, Fresno was one of more than 700 cities around the world holding a “Lights for Liberty” vigil to protest the situation of immigrants. Many, including infants, toddlers [...] Continue Reading

Trash Talk

By Mike Rhodes Not long ago, it was possible for a company such as Mid Valley Disposal to make a profit from and pay the city some money for picking up customers’ blue bins. That is no longer the [...] Continue Reading

Immigrant Advisory Committee

By Samuel Molina It has been more than two years since President Donald Trump took office and began repealing the progress that had been made by immigrant advocates. This has created chaos, [...] Continue Reading

America’s Own Death Camps

By Robert Navarro On social media and elsewhere, there is much resort to memes and breathless discussion that compares the complex of camps along the U.S. southern border and prior “camps” as in [...] Continue Reading

Say Her Name: Jakelin Caal Maquin

By Stan Santos For a few days in December 2018, the newsgroups announced again and again variations of the lead “Migrant child dies in custody,” “7-year-old migrant girl” or, simply, “Guatemalan [...] Continue Reading