Director of Civic and Community Engagement Marisol Morales and her community service class explored the history of the Farm Workers Movement and immigration laws in Kern County in January.
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A panel of guest speakers discussed its perspectives on immigration reform, immigration effects throughout history, common misconceptions about immigrants and the media’s negative portrayal of immigrants at “The Win-Win Situation: An Immigration Discussion Forum” Dec. 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom A.
Judge Robert L. Pitman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in San Antonio ruled Friday that Texas officials can continue to deny United States birth certificates to the children of undocumented immigrants.
The hanging of a Donald Trump piñata from the side of Miller Hall caught the attention of many as the Latino Student Forum held an event, “Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote,” to draw awareness toward voting Sept. 24 in the Johnson Family Plaza.
My uncle was a whiny 8-year-old and my mother was a nervous 10-year-old when they crossed the border from Mexico to the United States alone, without any other family, in hopes of a better life.
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Don Bartletti stimulated the minds and emotions of gallery visitors about the issues of undocumented immigrants at the “Uneasy Neighbors: The Causes and Consequences of Undocumented Migration to the United States” exhibit reception Sept. 18 in the Irene Carlson Gallery.
Adonay Montes, assistant professor of education, discussed how a new program is helping migrant Latino students overcome the social and academic challenges they face when starting school in America, Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
The California DREAM Act, which was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown last weekend, will allow illegal immigrants who graduate from high schools in California to apply to the state’s public universities as residents.
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently passed the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act, which offers minors who have entered the United States illegally at age 15 or younger a chance at citizenship and federal grant scholarships provided they have shown interest in entering the country as students and are not felons.
Professor of English Kenneth Scambray shed a new light on Italian immigrants, as he conducted a faculty lecture titled “Italian Immigration in the West: 1890-1940” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.