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Senate Bill 1 puts undocumented students at risk

Senate Bill 1 puts undocumented students at risk

Corinne Byrne, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2020

Introduced in the Kentucky Senate on Jan. 7, Senate Bill 1 would prohibit sanctuary policies in the state. Sanctuary areas prevent law enforcement from questioning people on their legal status.

Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

From left to right, Felix Okpe, Victor Ponce, Sandra Oñate, Allison Herre, and W. Allen Cole served as panelists at the DACA town hall on Oct. 19.

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 20, 2017

SGA hosted a town hall meeting where students could voice concerns about DACA to a panel of experts and students in the SU ballroom on Thursday night.

SGA to host immigration town hall, vote on DACA resolution

SGA will address DACA concerns at their town hall meeting on Oct. 19.

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017

SGA will address concerns about the future of DACA recipients at an immigration town hall on Oct. 19 in the SU. SGA's DACA solidarity resolution goes to a vote on Oct. 23.

Immigration reform ‘in students’ hands’

Caitlin Centner and Tara Derington

April 11, 2013

Approximately 65,000 undocumented students graduate from high school each year, but don’t have the opportunity to receive degrees from higher education institutions or pursue their dreams, according to the DREAM Act. As three young women shared their stories of being treated unfairly in the United...

BRIDGES to building a better community

BRIDGES to building a better community

Caitlin Centner, Arts & Life editor

April 3, 2013

As three young women shared their stories of being treated unfairly in the United States without citizenship, tears emerged and a conversation began on immigration reform at the BRIDGES for a Just Community gathering April 2 in the SU Ballroom. Leo Calderon, director of Latino Student Affairs, intro...

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