Immigration Activists Protest Court-Ordered Halt to Apply for Deportation Protection
Today was supposed to be the day when as many as five million undocumented immigrants could start applying for protection from deportation and for work permits. That plan was halted by a federal court decision. Dozens of immigrants and their supporters responded with protests on the steps of LA City Hall yesterday.
Rail Explosions Add Fuel to Backlash Over Bakersfield Rail Terminal
Massive fire balls exploding in the air, dark plumes of toxic smoke, those are just some of the images coming out of West Virginia, where a train carrying crude oil went off the tracks Monday. Trail derailments are raising red flags for residents who want to stop the new Bakersfield Crude terminal.