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Court Slams ICE for Handling of COVID at Mesa Verde

BAKERSFIELD — In a blistering federal court decision handed down today on the treatment of people imprisoned at the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center that resulted in a horrific outbreak of COVID-19 infections, a federal judge condemned actions by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) th

December 3, 2020

Teens Attacked by Delano Police Will be Paid Settlement

DELANO – The City of Delano in Kern County has approved a settlement with four high-school students who were harassed and attacked by police officers last year while walking through a residential neighborhood on their way to pick up prom passes.

November 20, 2020

Poet Jose Bello’s 1st Amendment Case Goes to Appeals Court

The First Amendment case of college student and immigration activist Jose Bello — who was arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shortly after reciting a poem critical of the agency — will be argued Tuesday before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

November 16, 2020

Court Hearing: Massive Bungling of COVID at Mesa Verde

BAKERSFIELD — A federal court hearing on Monday will show that deception, incompetency, and outright rejection of medical protocols by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) brought about a horrific outbreak of COVID-19 infections that spread to about 60% of the immigrant population and

November 13, 2020

ACLU Statement on the Election Results

NEW YORK — Below is a statement from Anthony D. Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, following the Associated Press’ announcement that former Vice President Joe Biden is the apparent winner of the presidential election. 

November 7, 2020