Let Our People Go, a multi-faith organizing project base in Richmond, meets at the West County Detention Facility once a month to protest the ICE detention center housed there.
Today is the last day to file DACA renewals and some say the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s offer to cover the costs was not communicated effectively to community members in need.
The Contra Costa board of supervisors voted unanimously last week fast-track $1,000,000 for Stand Together CoCo, a program establishing the first rapid-response legal aid program for its estimated 65,000 unauthorized immigrants.
The Contra Costa Board of Supervisors votes tomorrow on the Stand Together CoCo Initiative–a project which if passed will provide undocumented residents of Contra Costa with legal aid, a 24/7 advisory line for legal questions and education on immigration enforcement.
Executive Order 9066, which cleared the way for the incarceration (or “internment”) of Japanese Americans during World War II, may have been signed 75 years ago, but Flora Ninomiya sees eerie parallels with the modern world. “It’s important for you to understand that we have a president today who is issuing executive orders against Muslims,…
On January 25, President Donald Trump signed an executive order denying federal funds to sanctuary cities, such as Oakland and Richmond. But Bay Area officials are pushing back and affirming the status of sanctuary cities.
Mayor Tom Butt’s office released a statement last week in response to immigrants and undocumented individuals living in Richmond, a self-declared sanctuary city, following Donald Trump’s presidential win.