Beyond Longbeach

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

Apr. 3, 2017 / By
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The recent detention of several DACA recipients has raised questions about their protections. Here are some clarifications.

Despite Backlash Against Muslim Ban, Immigrants Still Vulnerable

Feb. 13, 2017 / By

The same week the Ninth Circuit decision was announced in San Francisco, ICE arrested approximately 160 people in Southern California.

Obama Expands CA Coastal Monument, Spurs New Generation of Coastal Stewards

Jan. 13, 2017 / By
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President Obama's announcement puts the spotlight on the state's coast just when rising seas and development threaten to erode access for millions.

Obituary: The Man that was Fidel Castro (1926 – 2016)

Dec. 22, 2016 / By
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For all the perceived good and bad, his passing led many to recall the dynamic force that was Fidel Castro.

What Immigrant Communities Can Do to Prepare for Trump

Nov. 14, 2016 / By
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Experts say to keep a close eye on the president-elect’s transition team and his appointments for clues as to what to expect in 2017.

Q&A: Prop. 57 Offers Promise of ‘Hope and Opportunity’ to CA Youth

Oct. 26, 2016 / By
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As a formerly incarcerated woman, I am ecstatic about Proposition 57. In this Q & A, I interview the team that drafted the legislation who say it will overturn decades of CA policy that criminalize youth.