A sophomore biology major and resident assistant at the University of La Verne, Emely Ortega-Martinez appears to be like any other college student – young, athletic, studious and friendly. But she is also undocumented and one of the 700,000 DACA recipients in the United States.
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Denea Joseph, an undocumented black woman, shared her experiences living in the U.S. as a DACA recipient on Monday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Before being forced back to what had become foreign land, Jacob, who asked that his real name be withheld because of his precarious immigration status, had only vague memories of his life in Mexico. The native of Los Mochis, in the northern coast of the state of Sinaloa, found himself hopeless in a city whose […]
The University’s Dreamers Club discussed strategies for supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, students at Cafecito con Politicos Thursday in the Hanawalt House.
Lutheran pastor, community organizer and legislative advocate Alexia Salvatierra talks during DACA advocacy training Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed into law the “California Values Act,” designating the state a Sanctuary State.
Counseling and Psychology Services and the Associated Students of the University of La Verne held an open meeting last Friday, to discuss the emotional impact of President Donald Trump’s Sept. 5 announcement of the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
More than 50 students, faculty and staff filled the President’s Dining Room Monday night for an information session in response to President Donald Trump’s Sept. 5 announcement of plans to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.
On Sept. 5 the White House announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will end. President Devorah Lieberman sent a statement of her support of students enrolled in DACA that same day, ensuring the safety of La Verne’s DACA students.
Centuries of culture and heritage decorated the Pitzer Square with an after party encompassing local musicians.