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Anthony Orozco was the Latino communities reporter for PA Post. He has worked in central Pennsylvania as a journalist, poet and community organizer since graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Cincinnati in 2012.

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Berks State House candidate and Biden campaign surrogate apologizes for past tweets

State Rep. candidate Manuel Guzman Jr.'s hopes to court the Latino vote may be affected by past misogynist and racist comments.
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Central Pa. cities lag on census response

Trump administration move to cut short census fieldwork adds pressure to already challenging effort
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Updated: 2020-07-31 12:45:00

Immigration activists stage Wednesday night protest outside Pennsylvania governor’s mansion

Sunrise Movement protesters used a projector to display statements of immigrant families being held in the Berks County Residential Center. The statements described the emotional cost of family detention and reported the center’s failure to take precautions against the spread of coronavirus.

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Free speech and firearms raise tensions in suburban Pennsylvania

A protest last week in Wyomissing was an example of how fear — fear of Black Lives Matter protesters and Antifa, fear of an authoritarian police state, fear of neighbors who may sympathize with the “other” — has driven Americans to arm themselves.

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Berks-based lawyers attempt to remove lead counsel from national case on immigrant child detention

Immigration activists in Pennsylvania working for the release of undocumented families from federal detention are at odds with a key ally over a proposed legal compromise that would allow undocumented children to stay in the country.

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Central Pa. teen hopes to be among the first new DACA recipients

Program’s status remains unclear despite federal court rulings; immigration agency says some applications have already been rejected

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Central Pa. city looks to youth for guidance, more equitable future.

A youth commission, dormant since it was created by the city council three years ago, is in the process of being filled, seen by some aspiring members as a tool that can create change beyond protests and social media campaigns.

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Updated: 2020-06-30 12:30:00

Activists seeking closure of ICE detention facility turn focus to Berks County’s lone Latino commissioner

Shut Down Berks Coalition brings message to Commissioner Michael Rivera’s home during Monday night protest
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

New resource center for York’s diverse population opens

York City Councilman Lou Rivera says the Spanish-American Multicultural Resource Center will address the unmet needs of the community.

By Anthony Orozco/PA Post

Mothers, midwives and doulas fight to keep Reading Birth Center open

Losses due to coronavirus prompt Tower Health to consider closure or consolidation
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post