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Rolando, an indigenous man who survived a shooting and torture in Guatemala, was suffering blinding headaches when he arrived in the U.S. Some days, Rolando would bleed out of his eyes, ears and nose. Other days, he’d lie on the floor, dizzy or barely conscious. But every time the jailed Guatemalan asylum seeker sought help… Continue reading This asylum seeker was shot in the head. Ice jailed him and gave him ibuprofen
It used to seem like Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda was everywhere. The multi-talented artist, musician and dancer volunteered for so many activities through the Los Rios Community College system that one could wonder if he had an identical twin. He helped host art exhibitions at the James Kaneko Gallery; he set up the digital printing equipment at… Continue reading Dreamer detained: As friends and colleagues wonder what will happen to Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda, the Yuba County jail’s ICE contract comes under fire