At eight years old, Kenia Perez, now 21, and her mother crossed the Mexican border to the United States in search of a new home in the perceived Land of Opportunity.
At the time, Perez did not fully understand the significance of pursuing the supposed
Attempts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the Trump Administration have been halted once again by U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates of the District of Columbia.
This past Tuesday, the district court found the rescission of DACA unlawful under the Administrative
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As everyone on the dancefloor was dancing along to Caballo Dorado’s “Payaso de Rodeo,” it was clear that UndocuWeek accomplished its goal of bringing people together.
“We wanted to do something that didn’t have anything to do with organizing. We wanted to come out and
The cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program left many angry and disgusted by Donald Trump for his senseless acts. Many people went on social media to express their thoughts on the cancellation of the program, but it left me at a
While Congress fails to reach a decision about the Obama-era program DACA, approximately 690,000 undocumented enrollees are lingering without a clue as to what their futures hold. Undocumented immigrants are losing their protections everyday, but the Mar. 5 deadline marks the date where up to
With the increasing ICE raids in the Bay Area, undocumented immigrants are taking extra precautions as they go through their daily routines. Due to the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) changes, SF State has taken the initiative through the
After three days of deadlock, President Donald Trump signed a bill on Monday temporarily ending the government shutdown until Feb 8.
The shutdown began on Friday at midnight when a new budget bill failed to pass the Senate. This first bill would have extended government funding
I grew up as a very proud Mexican, extremely prideful of ‘mi raza’ and their fight to survive.
My definition of Hispanics are hard-working, family-oriented individuals who are rich in culture-- but we have been a never-ending target of slurs within society. After realizing the
At Mission High School on Saturday, volunteers and government officials came together to create a workshop for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals in response to the Trump administration’s closure of the program.
Hundreds of DACA recipients flooded the high school’s halls, and patiently waited
For the purpose of this article, the term Mexican-American is used to refer to a person of Mexican heritage who is living in the U.S. regardless of citizenship status. The term Latinx is the gender-neutral version of Latino/Latina and is used to refer to a
“Everybody wants to be hood, see hood, live hood, rep hood, but still call the hood babies hoodrats as they feel distasteful at the thought of an alley with a sofa they claim we have so much in common with, you know? Since apparently we’re
***Additional reporting by Savannah Assi and Gabriela Cazares-Lopez***
The Trump Administration announced yesterday morning that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which granted recipients protection from deportation and gave work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the country as minors.
The Trump Administration announced this morning that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which granted protection from deportation and gave work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the country as minors.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at a press
President Trump has decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with a six-month delay, Politico reported.
The Obama-era program grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. when they were minors and protects them from deportation.
What Will Happen to Undocumented Students in the Trump Era?
The republican candidate to the White House and now President-elect, Donald Trump, promised to build a wall to keep immigrants from entering the country, to deport people who do not have papers and to make “America
Representatives of Improving Dreams, Equity, Access and Success spoke to the academic senate on Tuesday about their concerns for the safety of SF State’s undocumented community on campus in the wake of the election of Donald Trump as America’s next president.
Pamela Ortiz, president of IDEAS,
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