Immigration advocates tell Planada residents to ‘know their rights’

BY BRIANNA CALIX | bcalix@mercedsunstar.com Local residents who may not have legal status, or whose family members are undocumented, were urged by immigration advocates this week to “know their rights” and to work with an immigration attorney if possible. A forum hosted by the Planada School District on Tuesday night attracted about 100 people who heard…

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Le Grand High team to showcase restorative justice at White House

BY BRIANNA CALIX | bcalix@mercedsunstar.com  Le Grand High School restorative justice leaders will travel to Washington, D.C., this weekend to show White House officials how their program could be a national model for reducing suspensions and expulsions and helping prevent students from ending up in prison. The school has hosted a restorative justice conference for several…

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