Immigrants are among the groups most vulnerable to a Trump presidency, but colleges and universities can protect their students, faculty and staff from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by declaring themselves sanctuaries for undocumented people.
"America can be great again without the construction of a wall built on hatred and prejudice."
Yes, some people tweeted at her about a border wall.
Undocumented immigrants aren't allowed to attend top public colleges in the state.
"It's definitely my duty to turn around, give a hand and give back."
As Congress continues to debate whether to deport undocumented immigrants back to "where they belong," let's pause to consider what such a statement means. If you're anything like me, it should leave you perplexed.
For many years, at the end of their senior year, I'd have ten to twenty students in my classroom who were depressed, demoralized, and sometimes even suicidal. They felt that their futures were cut off - despite the fact that they had done everything right by getting good grades and being active and involved school citizens.
The fundamental reason that I was accepted into an MD-PhD program is because I was given a chance. And yet at one point in my visa application process, the chance of obtaining legal residence became non-existent.
Federal law does not prohibit undocumented students from enrolling in college, but it does something nearly as effective
Still, the subcommittee voted early Tuesday morning to move forward with the bill that would end in-state tuition for undocumented
Every year, of the at least 122,600 undocumented seniors in the country's high schools, only around 2,000 are expected to graduate with a college degree.
'I'm an American Without Documentation': The Trials and Tribulations of an Undocumented College Student
National Immigration Reform is the hope that Nestor and thousands of other undocumented students hang on to. They hope that one day it will allow them to be more visible and start giving back to the society that raised them.
Must undocumented students and displaced youth give up their sense of identity to secure their future livelihood? Among its