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

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

Arcata on road to Sanctuary City status

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council last week heeded the pleas of a succession of speakers and adopted an ordinance declaring the town a Sanctuary City. On April 5, the council adopted Resolution No. 167-45, a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Arcata Safeguarding the Civil

Arcata ponders ‘sanctuary city’ status

Paul Mann Mad River Union ARCATA – In measured steps, municipal leaders will consider naming Arcata a sanctuary city in defiance of President Donald Trump’s federal “defunding” threat. Mayor Susan Ornelas says the president’s warning may not be enforceable. So does Vice-Mayor Sofia Pereira. In any event, the mayor declares, standing policy will not change

Arcata City Council affirms progressive values, will consider ‘Sanctuary City’ status

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council last week adopted a resolution reaffirming the city’s commitment to “values of community, inclusivity, environmental protection and respect.” The resolution springs from the November election of Donald J. Trump, whose campaign rhetoric runs counter to some basic moral assumptions under which Arcata forms

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