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On DACA and Partisanship

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2018

With controversy surrounding the Obama-era executive order, DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, has been under fire since October when Donald Trump threatened to rescind the program. Affected are the children of illegal immigrants who brought entire families to the United States and applie...

A Look Into Trump’s First Year of Presidency

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

February 7, 2018

Since his inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017, President Donald Trump has instigated polarizing sentiments among the nations. From his aim to reform immigration to his plan to rid of the Affordable Care Act, many skeptical citizens have been fearful of the impact of his planned policies.   While T...

Trump Rescinds DACA

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

September 20, 2017

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump officially announced he will rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The executive action was signed by Barack Obama in 2012 and temporarily granted children of illegal immigrants immunity from deportation.   The decision has been...

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