Tag Archives: Immigration

College Life Today: Being a student and an immigrant

College Life Today: Being a student and an immigrant

Sarai Escalante Special to the Union HUMBOLDT STATE – I grew up in Tijuana, Mexico. No matter where you come from, you belong in college and you deserve an education. This is something that I have learned throughout the years of being in college and something I believe we all deserve. Thanks to a lot

Guest Opinion: Is Humboldt willing to protect one of its most vulnerable communities?

(The following letter was sent to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on July 4.) By Renee Saucedo I am writing to implore that you pass a Humboldt County “Sanctuary” Ordinance that includes non-collaboration by local law enforcement with federal Immigration enforcement.  This ordinance is necessary to instill trust and cooperation between local law enforcement

Supervisors take stand on immigration

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – As immigration enforcement intensifies on the federal level, the county’s Board of Supervisors is considering a resolution to ensure that all residents will get essential services and won’t be subjected to local enforcement actions, regardless of their immigration status. A “civil rights and diversity resolution” that focuses on

Huffman well received at Arcata High town hall

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA — Moving to assuage North Coast deportation fears, U.S. Representative Jared Huffman (D-2nd District) is pressing for rumor control, collaboration with local law enforcement and bipartisan moves in Congress to protect Dreamers (immigrant minors) from the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown. Sorting out false alarms from the facts is essential