June 4 2018

Reveal – Immigrant families face new threat to children’s health: Uncertainty

Sandra Hernandez with her kids Franco Rodriguez, 9, and Jared Rodriguez, 6 at Live Oak Elementary school on May 2, 2018 at Live Oak, CA. Photo courtesy of Paul Kuroda for Reveal
…It was the day before Valentine’s Day in 2017, and this was California’s first immigration raid under the new president, Donald Trump. By morning, raids across Santa Cruz County had ended in more than 20 arrests. The father of one student at Live Oak Elementary School, where Beck teaches third grade, was among those detained. The raids ushered in a new era for residents of the largely immigrant community of Live Oak – and forecast the experience to come for immigrants around the state…

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