The American River Current

Art student detained by ICE

Art New Media student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda, pictured here standing next to his works at the James Kaneko art Gallery at American River College in 2014, was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on June, 2019. (File Photo)

Jennah Booth

September 30, 2019

American River College art student Miguel Gonzalez-Miranda’s portrait “Inner Puzzle” has sat in a narrow closet in the back of the James Kaneko Gallery since early spring. Intended to hang in a student art show in February, the glass-framed, mixed-media collage was too heavy to hang and needed...

National politics threaten to dehumanize DACA students

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)

Alexus Hurtado

February 27, 2018

After an almost four-day government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans voted on Jan. 22 to resume operations until Feb. 8 in hopes of keeping the approximately 700,000 “Dreamers” in the states. Democrats and Republicans reconvened Feb. 8, however, and still couldn't come to a decision on how to keep ...

Student Senate swears in new vice president

Student Senate Vice President Earl Crouchley III being sworn in at the October 5, 2017 Student Senate meeting. (Photo by John Ennis)

John Ennis

October 9, 2017

On October 5, Student Senate President Deborah Hernandez swore in Student Senate Vice President Earl Crouchley III at his first official meeting on the board after being elected in ASB's September election. Before running for office, Crouchley hadn't attended any Student Senate meetings, but decided to ...

Editorial: Los Rios needs to take stand against Trump

President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Sacramento, California on June 1, 2016. (File Photo)

September 19, 2017

With President Donald Trump’s recent threat to end DACA and potentially deport nearly 790,000 unauthorized immigrants or “Dreamers”  and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ attempts to rollback Title IX policies instituted under Barack Obama’s presidency that outlined how schools investigat...

UNITE seminar features stories of DREAMers

Faculty members and students from American River College attend a panel organized by UNITE on April 6 to hear the stories from Magdalena Loredo, Claudia Amaro and Jill Anderson (via Skype) about their experience as DREAMers in the US and Mexico. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar).

Claire Bathory

April 15, 2016

The children of unauthorized immigrants in the United States often face innumerable struggles, either embroiled in a legal battle for their rights or facing the daunting challenges that come with relocating to Mexico. Because of this, a saying is popular among them that encapsulates the all-too reg...

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