Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Members of the Los Angeles community gathered around to show their support for DACA.

LA Walkout for DACA

Gerardo Hernandez , Reporter November 13, 2019

Hundreds of students in the LA Unified school district participated in the Rise For DACA walkout rally. The event occurred on Tuesday, November 12 at MacArthur Park to demonstrate the impact of undocumented immigrants in our society. Surprising Result Kathia Garcia, the Lead Youth Organizer, had been...

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Undocurun at Rio Hondo College

Joseph Rodriguez, Staff Writer October 20, 2019

A Good Cause On Friday Rio Hondo College ended its Undocumented Student Week of Action with the first annual Undocurun. The Undocurun is a 5k walk/run that will start out of the LRC. It will then go around circle drive and end at the LRC. The 5k will also include the "Monarch Challenge" in which runners...

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Protestors displayed their animosity towards immigration and customs enforcement in the Northgate Market parking lot, the morning of Feb. 21.

ICE Protest Breaks Out at El Monte Northgate Market

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 21, 2018

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...

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The Student Union Center housed mostly DACA students Thursday, but the Rio center provides a place for all students to be themselves and relax.

An Uncertain Future: Helping to Keep the DACA Dream Alive

Jaime Aparicio, Science and Technology Editor February 14, 2018

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...

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Students filled the Student Union at Rio Hondo to discuss the DACA elimination announcement.

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor September 5, 2017

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...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the extermination of the DACA program early Tuesday morning.

DACA Program Ended by Trump Administration

Ramon Alvarado and Noah Garcia September 5, 2017

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...

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DACA recipient sues Trump administration after being deported

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer April 25, 2017

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 deportation. If...

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