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After spending more than two weeks in DHS custody , Luis Mora Villota, the third-year Cal student who had been detained at Otay Mesa Detention Center, was released yesterday on a minimal bond by an Immigration Judge with the Department of Justice. Thanks to a campaign spearheaded by RISE – Berkeley and the outpour of support from the Berkeley community, Luis Mora’s … Continued
On January 9, 2018, a federal judge in California temporarily put a hold on the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and directed the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to resume processing applications. Late on January 13, 2018, USCIS stated that it will resume accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA. … Continued
Update: Since ICE has refused to release Mr. Mora on his own recognizance or under an order of supervision, we’ve requested a bond hearing for Mr. Mora from the Otay Mesa Immigration Court. It will be on January 17th, 2018. This means he will likely miss the first few days of classes at UC Berkeley, … Continued
Immigrant youth organize campaign to release UC Berkeley student detained by immigration officials FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 01/04/2018 Contacts: Valeria Suarez, RISE Co-Chair, email@example.com, (510) 712-6736 So Young Kang, USP Paralegal, firstname.lastname@example.org, 510-548-4040 Ext: 362 Berkeley, CA—Luis Angel Mora, an undocumented student attending the University of California, Berkeley, was apprehended and detained by Customs and Borders Protection … Continued
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