The Renegade Rip

Jose Bello speaks out about his time in ICE detention

Paige Atkison, Senior Digital Editor

October 4, 2019

Bakersfield College student and activist Jose Bello visited campus to share his story of detention and arrests by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) with an eager classroom. Bello, a pre-law student and business major, was first detained by ICE in May of 2018.  Just hours after his arrest, BC students and faculty rallied around him in support.  Representative...

Taxpayers may be liable for $200 million in damages for alleged abuse of migrant children

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

September 4, 2019

After reviewing 38 legal claims, The Associated Press found that taxpayers could be liable “for more than $200 million in damages from parents who said their children were harmed while in government custody.” Several of those claims allege sexual abuse by other children in government care. Children who travel to the United States alone or are separated from their...

BC Student Detained by ICE

BC Student Detained by ICE

May 23, 2018

Dozens of students and faculty gathered at Bakersfield College to demonstrate support for a B.C. student who was arrested by immigration officials early ...

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