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In the hours following the Trump Administration’s announcement that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, students shared immediate and practical concerns: Were they at risk of being deported to a country they had little or no memory of? Would they lose the ability to do work-study or hold side jobs … Continued
Charles F. Robinson, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the University of California, has issued this immigration FAQ for members of the University of California community.
Life is full of uncertainty and fear for Arturo Fernandez, as it is for many other Undocumented Students. Read Anne Brice’s article about the struggles students face in the Trump Era.
“The University of California announced sweeping actions Wednesday to protect its students who came into the country illegally, saying it would refuse to assist federal immigration agents, turn over confidential records without court orders or supply information for any national registry based on race, national origin or religion.” Read the full LA Times article.
“University’s recent outpouring of support for undocumented students sounds hollow given its pre-election complacency”, says the Daily Cal Senior Editorial Board. Read the full article on dailycal.org
Joel Sati on who’s got your back in the current political situation. Read the full story on the Berkeley blog
Our friends at Educators for Fair Consideration have issued this statement , which includes important information to pass on to you right now.
After a divisive election year, we remain hopeful and ready to work to support policies that protect the dignity of all our students and families. President-elect Donald Trump has made various statements about what he would do as president. But it remains to be seen what policies he can or will adopt. We recognize the … Continued
Two Texas valedictorians caused a stir last week by declaring their Undocumented status. “When Mayte Lara Ibarra, the valedictorian of her high school’s graduating class, revealed her plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin on a scholarship, she did what any graduate would do: She shared her excitement on social media. Ms. Lara … Continued