Posts Tagged as "Immigration"

Valerie Vargas sits with family and community members at the North Long Beach Methodist Church on August 28, 2019 brainstorming ways to reform the Sheriff’s Department. Her relative, Anthony Vargas, was killed by deputies in August 2018. Photo by Michael Lozano.

Sheriff’s ICE Policies, Shootings Compel Long Beach Residents into Action

Oct. 1, 2019 / By
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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is taking heat as Long Beach residents demand more oversight of immigration transfers and deputy shootings.

Five Resources Long Beach Immigrants Need to Know

Aug. 15, 2019 / By and
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Legal aid, some healthcare, and language classes are available for Long Beach’s immigrant families caught in trying times.

A Cabrillo High School Dreamer’s Poem

Feb. 4, 2019 / By
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A visual poem by a local youth. "This is dedicated to all the Dreamers and to all the people who support us, thank you."

Community Turns Out for Healthcare & DACA Immigration Fair

Nov. 13, 2018 / By and
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From DACA to lawyers and from oxygen tests to pregnancy support, the health fair provided many resources for locals at Drake Park.

Visions of Long Beach’s Sanctuary City

Mar. 13, 2018 / By
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City council is set to vote on immigrant protections today. Here, Long Beach immigrant families share their ideal vision of a sanctuary city.

PREVIEW: Annual Activist Gathering Comes at Critical Moment for Long Beach Renters & Immigrants

Feb. 20, 2018 / By
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The People's State of the City, which annually gathers a multitude of activist coalitions, is coming at a critical moment for Long Beach's diverse communities.

Activists Issue Sharp Rebuke of Mayor’s City Speech

Jan. 11, 2018 / By
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Mayor Robert Garcia hailed the city’s progress in his address Tuesday. But these leaders think he has unfinished business.

One Family, Three Generations in a Changing Barrio

Oct. 9, 2017 / By
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Three generations of my family saw Santa Ana’s gentrification unravel its many forms before our eyes. Through the decades, my grandmother, my mother and I have been able to observe the changes in our own way.

No, Long Beach Did Not Become a Sanctuary City for Immigrants. Not Yet.

Sep. 22, 2017 / By and
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We take a look at what really happened this week at City Council and compare the Long Beach Values Act to the statewide immigration bill awaiting Gov. Brown’s signature.

DACA Advice – What Recipients Can Do Now

Sep. 5, 2017 / By
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Ready California advises DACA recipients on what they can do now

To Trump from Long Beach — Don’t Take My DACA!

Aug. 28, 2017 / By
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DACA has helped this CSULB immigrant access college and better pay and wants to make sure Trump doesn't put it to a halt.

Under Shadow of Trump, Long Beach Rallies for Workers and Immigrants

May. 2, 2017 / By
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“No ban! No wall! Sanctuary for all!” chanted marchers through downtown Long Beach on May Day.