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Andrea Reyes, 23, is one of Bay Area’s undocumented
youth who is a DACA recipient. She currently works as a legal assistant for Dolores Street Community Services in San Francisco and plans to become an immigration attorney. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Bay Area Undocumented Youth Withstand Increasing Deportation Threats

In 2012, when President Obama signed an executive order offering undocumented youth temporary immigration relief, thousands of lives were changed as young people were finally given the ability to live without fear of deportation.
Noel Gallo habla en la reunión del Comité de Reglas del jueves donde una resolución para reafirmar la posición de Oakland como una ciudad santuario fue empujada al pleno del Ayuntamiento. Foto por Tulio Ospina.

SF y Oakland se comprometen a permanecer siendo santuarios para residentes indocumentados

Las ciudades de todo el país han anunciado desafiantemente que seguirán siendo “ciudades santuarios” para sus residentes indocumentados, a pesar de la promesa de la campaña del presidente electo Donald Trump de recortar toda la [...]
Noel Gallo speaks at Thursday’s Rules Committee meeting
where a resolution to reaffirm Oakland’s position as a sanctuary city was pushed to the full City Council. Photo by Tulio Ospina.

Oakland, SF Vow to Remain Sanctuaries for Undocumented Residents

Cities across the country have announced defiantly that they will remain “sanctuary cities” for their undocumented residents, despite President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to cut all federal funding to cities that do so. &nb
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How Will Oaklanders Benefit From Multi-Billion Dollar Cannabis Industry?

The dispute over Oakland’s new cannabis regulations is fundamentally an argument over fairness.   Does equity require that the city’s cannabis business licenses be granted to the “pioneers” who came to Oakland to set up [...]
Gaye Cobb (left) and Assemblyman Rob Bonta

Assemblyman Bonta Calls on Congress to View Economic Recovery “with a Racial Equity Lens”

  Assemblymember Rob Bonta recently submitted a resolution to the State Assembly, asking “Congress to give policy makers the ability to view the economic recovery with a racial equity lens and ensure that our communities [...]
Donald Trump At 21 Club NYC Signals Return To America's Elite After Election Win.  Zennie Abraham with Tanis Parenteau at 21 Club.

Donald Trump At 21 Club NYC Signals Return To America’s Elite After Election Win - Trump Ditches Press For Dinner At 21 Club NYC

What’s “21”? This is 21…. While the mainstream media obsesses over Donald Trump and the “Alt-Right”, as CNN is doing, they’re burying the lead: Trump used those fringe types to win the 2016 Presidential Election. [...]
Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal Update: Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Hold Key

Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal Update: Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Hold The Key November 29th Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Meeting Pivotal

The New Oakland Raiders NFL Stadium Proposal is taking shape, and with many of the issues that seemed to plague the process either completely resolved, or more likely to be by the time of the [...]