The Rapidian

immigration issues

Catalyst Radio: Refugees in Crisis

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-01-2017 under NEWS

Host Jessica Gladden speaks with Donna Abbott from Bethany Christian Services on the controversial executive orders halting refugee entry into the United States. Aired 2017-02-03. https://grcmc.org/wyce/node/29675/catalyst-radio-refugees-in-crisis...

[read more]

Cook Arts Center hosts student exhibit of artwork centered on immigration, injustice

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 05-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

Almost three months ago, teacher Alex Escamilla's 8th grade journalism students sat in the art studio at the Cook Arts Center, waiting to be introduced to local artist Reyna Garcia. Some of them chatted while others goofed off, and a few waited...

[read more]

Distant soil

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Rudy R. There are many trees that reach their adulthood on soil that lacks the minerals needed in order to reach their fullest potential. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, on a distant land, trees flourish on soil that is very rich,...

[read more]

Immigrant trapped

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Monika S. An undocumented high schooler's dream to go to college won't come true. Crystal's story started around 1999. One-year-old Crystal was dying of depression because her grandmother had moved to the United States. Premature...

[read more]

Immigration is unjust

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Jose L. Many Latinos living in the United States feel that some ICE police officers are unjust and unfair. They arrest undocumented parents and they don't care if they're separating families. All families deserve to be treated equally,...

[read more]

Family was separated by ICE

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Estefany P. Ricardo Pablo, a 40-year-old father of three children, was pulled out of his house by immigration ICE. ICE came to his house on January 24, 2011, in the afternoon. ICE checked Pablo's background. ICE found out that he is...

[read more]

Death outside the United States

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Carlos C. Marlo Martinez, a 28-year-old, died after being hit by a car in Honduras in October of 2011. It all began in Grand Rapids, MI. On a warm September afternoon, Martinez was arrested for drunk driving and put in jail. Because he was found...

[read more]

Unfair deportation

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

By: Araseli R. Ricardo Ramirez, a 39-year-old father of three children, was deported on a Sunday afternoon to Battle Creek, MI for being an illegal immigrant. When officersfound out that he was an illegal immigrant they sent him to Kent County Jail...

[read more]

Another immigrant deported

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-03-2012 under OPINION

By: Dulce R. On July 20, 2011 at 9 p.m., a tragedy occurred in Grand Rapids, MI. Ruben Lopez, father of four children, was arrested at WalMart while shopping. Police officers did a standard background check, and learned he was undocumented. He was...

[read more]

Another gone

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 05-03-2012 under OPINION

By: Daisy G. Early morning of December 27, 2011, a young man named José was driving to his fiancé Israyh's house when suddenly a car crashed into him from behind, which changed his life in an instant. He was about to begin community college in a...

[read more]

Browse