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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

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...

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Rio Hondo Hosts Healing Circle Following DACA Announcement

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

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...

Jose Antonio Vargas Shares Message of Unity

Jose Antonio Vargas Shares Message of Unity

Noah Garcia, Opinion Editor

November 29, 2016

Pulitzer prize winner and immigration activist, Jose Antonio Vargas, spoke to the Rio Hondo community Nov. 16th about racial inequality and immigration policies in the United States. The Wray theatre was filled to capacity when Vice President of Student Services, Henry Gee introduced Vargas to studen...

Jose Antonio Vargas Holds Exclusive Q&A with Rio Hondo Faculty

November 17, 2016

Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas discussed how faculty at Rio Hondo can help ensure a safe learning environment regardless of student citizenship status....

Rio Hondo Students and Staff Petition to Make Rio a Sanctuary Campus

November 17, 2016

Following the presentation by Jose Antonio Vargas, students and staff gathered to sign a petition to make Rio a sanctuary campus for undocumented students....

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