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DACA repeal will hurt Dreamers, comes at a cost

DACA repeal will hurt Dreamers, comes at a cost

Karen Limones

February 13, 2018


Filed under Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Nearly 800,000 people are living a nightmare. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the U.S. government will be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals plan in March 2018.The Trump administration announced that it will not be considering new applicants but will allow any current DACA recipient...

College students lack motivation to apply for scholarships

College students lack motivation to apply for scholarships

Karen Limones

January 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, Opinion, Video

Many students know that scholarships are essential when it comes to having sufficient funds for college. However, students lack motivation to complete scholarship applications. They no longer seem interested in free money or just go through college unmotivated to do so. To some applicants, the process can be d...

Assembly bill 21 assists DACA recipients

Andrew Freeman

October 24, 2017


Filed under Community, News

On Oct. 5 Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 21, which requires CSU locations to offer protection and support for DACA recipients, which includes any undocumented students, faculty and staff. Various methods to offer this protection are stated in the bill, which is to be followed by the r...

Student club financially supports undocumented students

Student club financially supports undocumented students

Natalie Hanson

September 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State Printing Club organized to donate their work to students and faculty in support of undocumented students, Wednesday and Thursday.Students set up a booth for making and selling prints and tote bags for donations towards "...assisting our fellow Wildcats in need." Prints and bags were sold for $5 an...

Solidarity in support of the undocumented community at Chico State

Solidarity in support of the undocumented community at Chico State

Luke Dennison

September 27, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

The Trinity Commons hosts solidarity event at Chico State showing support for the undocumented community on campus, Tuesday.Undocumented students and faculty shared highly personal stories about their families and their journey through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Smiles, tears, voice...

Financial support for DACA renewal is offered to students

Financial support for DACA renewal is offered to students

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

September 14, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students, at Chico State, are encouraged to renew their status. Some DACA recipients will lose their status on March 5, 2018. The DACA renewal application must be submitted before Oct. 5. An amount of $495 may be available to help cover the renewal application fee fo...

Everything to know about DACA

Everything to know about DACA

Nicole Henson

September 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Thousands of eligible undocumented citizens, also known as Dreamers, could be facing the danger of deportation after President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA.) The act was an executive order made by the Obama Administration in June 2012. It allowed children who were brought to the United States un...

Trump rescinds DACA; students protest at Chico State

Trump rescinds DACA;
students protest at Chico State

Luke Dennison and Guillermo Felix-Alvor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was put to an end under the Trump administration, affecting many students nationwide.Students gathered outside of the Bell Memorial Union on campus expressing their thoughts over the decision, Tuesday morning. Elizabeth Alaniz, a Chico State Faculty Member and DREAM Assistant D...

DACA decision affects students

DACA decision affects students

Natalie Hanson

September 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

The Trump administration announced, Tuesday, that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will be rescinded. The White House will give Congress six months to decide whether the program, which protects students nationwide, will be replaced. Since 2012, DACA has protected many students and offered...

Chico State supports DACA students

Chico State supports DACA students

Natalie Hanson

September 2, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State awaits action from the White House on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. According to a press release from President Hutchinson, the college will continue to support all undocumented students while awaiting federal action on the program. DACA provides opportunity for...

Undocumented students studying abroad urged to come home

Undocumented students studying abroad urged to come home

Bianca Quilantan

November 18, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News, Showcase

Some students studying abroad may not be allowed to return to the United States after President-elect Donald Trump takes office Jan. 20, 2017. An email sent by Jennifer Gruber study abroad and international exchange coordinator urged undocumented/Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students studying...

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