By Arsal Asif The streets of Pomona shook with the rattling of cages meant to symbolize the structures holding migrant children at the border. An initial crowd of about 80 grew to over 100 as Pomona residents exited their homes to join the march down Main Street on April 24. “No more kids in cages,”
By Rossana Martinez A peaceful protest gathered in Los Angeles on July 8, calling for justice in the killing of Vanessa Guillén. Vanessa Guillén, a U.S. Army specialist, went missing from Fort Hood on April 22. Her remains were found in a shallow grave in Central Texas near Fort Hood two months later. Before Guillen
By Erik Galicia Already reeling from financial insecurity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Riverside City College student Anthony Jardillier wondered how he would navigate the uncertainty caused by a new federal order that threatens his legal status. Jardillier, an international student from France, began studying business at RCC in 2018 and hopes to earn a
By Erik Galicia Calls for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the end to the detention of migrant children filled the streets of downtown Riverside on June 26. “Black and Brown unity,” marchers chanted, many of them Black Lives Matter supporters. “The people united will never be divided.” Protesters first gathered at Fairmount
By Silda Martinez A lawsuit filed recently against a detention center in Homestead, Florida — a facility that has been closed, and not housed one migrant since Aug. 3 — revealed how children were affected due to the lack of proper care. It’s time for the government to take action against the horrifying living conditions
In light of the uncertain climate aimed at recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, members of the Riverside community stepped out on Sept. 5 to support their community.