Immigrant Voices at the Dawn of the Trump Era

Voice of OC spent the past two months talking to unauthorized immigrants in Orange County about how they will cope with the presidency of Donald J. Trump. Here are some of their stories.

State AG Joins Effort to Protect Gang Database From Trump

Worried that federal immigration authorities could exploit a controversial statewide gang database, California’s outgoing Attorney General Kamala D. Harris wants lawmakers to give the state Department of Justice full control over the database.

Lost in the Deportation Labryinth

The day Marisa’s 14-year-old son was taken into custody from Orange County’s juvenile hall by immigration authorities in the summer of 2012, she set about trying to get answers.

A Mother’s Hard Lessons Learned

A mother says that if she’d had a better understanding of her son’s juvenile justice proceedings, the information would have guided her decisions in court in the spring of 2012 when he was found delinquent for carrying a weapon – a pocket knife – on school grounds.