Making a visit to Colleges Nine and Ten, award-winning Mexican-American journalist Maria Hinojosa helped honor Cesar Chavez and urged activism for immigration rights.
Santa Cruz speaks up for comprehensive immigration reform after issues with labor are made clear.
The Santa Cruz Police Department’s joint effort with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Unit (ICE) to curb gang crime has many residents worried that the agency isn’t just here to target violent gang members. With ICE’s reputation, their cause for concern is valid.
Troubled by the increase of violent crimes in Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Police Department (SCPD) is filling eight officer positions and bringing in the help of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
New Arizona law threatens constitutional rights and public safety.
With microphone in hand, City Councilmember Tony Madrigal welcomed crowd members in exuberant Spanish, high-fiving people in the front row and smiling at the small children who roamed the parish hall while their parents sat, waiting expectantly. The occasion was the 7th annual Free Immigration and Citizenship Forum, held at the Lady Star of the Sea Church last Sunday, Oct. 18, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
With a recent peak of interest in immigrant and labor issues spurred by the contract resolution of UC workers in early February, local May Day celebrations will ensure that this important day is not overlooked. Events planned for the week of May 1, which is known as International Workers’ Day, will serve as a testament to the social and economic achievements of the labor movement.
UCSC graduate Cary Fukunaga discusses the journey behind writing and directing ‘Sin Nombre’