immigration reform

If Donald Trump were president of our university, he would be fired

October 26, 2016 Opinion 1 Comment

[media-credit name=”Jessylyn Los Banos ” align=”alignnone” width=”560″][/media-credit] Imagine if we had a president at our University who would not allow undocumented students to receive an education, made birth control difficult to get and who spoke disrespectfully about women, people with disabilities and people of color. If the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, was president of ...

Immigration reform gives hope to the future for immigrants and families

December 9, 2014 Opinion

President Barack Obama’s action on immigration completely changed the lives of millions of undocumented immigrants living and working in the U.S. for the better. The president’s immigration reform proves our country’s dedication to freedom and helping others. Republicans will continue to refute, but implementing the reform will keep families together and give hope to millions of immigrants that a better life is ...

Immigration reform reignites policy discussion

February 5, 2013 News 1 Comment

Immigrant rights activist­­ Perla Flores crossed the border unchecked with her parents when she was 8 years old and lived undocumented for years. In 2010, she got her green card, 15 years after first applying for it. She said the immigration process was emotionally difficult and she would never want to go through it again. ...

Immigration reform headed toward fruition

November 30, 2012 Opinion

The issue of immigration and how to address the nearly 12 million undocumented immigrants who currently reside in the U.S. has always been politically contentious, but recent shifts in demographics make us confident that reform is closer than ever to becoming reality. Our country is changing and groups that have long been marginalized are finally ...