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ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate Market

ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate  Market

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018


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Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were expected to investigate the Northgate Market in El Monte early Wednesday, Feb. 21 morning. The agents were to check the Northgate Market’s employees work permits, making sure they were all legally able to work. Police, media and El Monte residents flooded...

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

Jaime Aparicio, Reporter

February 14, 2018


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A healing circle and empowerment session for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA for short, was held Thursday, February 8 at the Student Union Center to help those who are undocumented on the Rio Hondo Campus. The meeting was conducted by staff who are both documented and undocumented in ...

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2017


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With the Trump Administration announcing the elimination of the DACA program, many undocumented students are left wondering what’s in store for them now. Keeping this in mind, Rio Hondo held a Healing Circle inside the school’s Student Union on Tuesday afternoon. The event, which was open to students...

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

Ramon Alvarado and Noah Garcia

September 5, 2017


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The Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (better known as DACA) Tuesday morning. DACA protected around 800,000 “Dreamers” from being deported. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was the man that announced the final decision Tuesday. Stating that...

DACA recipient sues Trump administration after being deported

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


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Juan Manuel Montes, a 23-year-old DACA recipient, is suing the Trump Administration following his deportation back in February. Montes was granted permission to stay in the United States under the Obama-era program that protects young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally from deport...

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