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Trail for Humanity ends in San Ysidro with “lots of love”

Trail for Humanity ends in San Ysidro with “lots of love”

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego A group of women and children on a mission to create awareness on immigration issues from California’s Central Valley to the border was greeted and welcome by some 100 people in Chicano Park, in Barrio Logan, and later continued on to San Ysidro. A Trail for Humanity


SF International High Sees Increase in Enrollment of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors

By Andrea Valencia Mission Local On her first day of classes at San Francisco International High School, Jennifer Chavac, an 11th grader, was busy. This is her third year at this school and she’s proven to be a dedicated student. Today, she was in charge of showing City and School District officials what her Science


Providing valuable support to Ventura County’s growing Mixteco community

By Frank X. Moraga Amigos805 Just suppose you were dropped into a country where you couldn’t speak the language, couldn’t read the local newspaper, read signs at local supermarket or even read the public bus transportation schedule. And just suppose that those offering you and your family members some help speak yet another language, one


Workers celebrate, businesses oppose San Diego’s minimum wage increase

By Pablo J. Sáinz La Prensa San Diego Last week, San Diego became the largest city in the United States to pass a minimum wage hike and earned sick days policy, but workers’ groups say it is not enough while business-owners say it is too much. During the Monday, July 14th, San Diego City Council


Audio Documentary: Mexicali deportees with a dream of return

By Jéssica Bedolla El Nuevo Sol The goal of this audio documentary is to put a human face on the devastating effects of deportations on immigrant families by giving voice to the deportees themselves. The documentary includes interviews with people affected by deportations and their accounts of their forced exodus back to the south as