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Students take to the street to demand immigration reform

Fresno State students are holding their government accountable for reforming the country’s immigration system. The university’s Social Work Student Association (SWSA) led a march in Reedley on Saturday, where more than 50 people called for immigration reform that includes permanent ...

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Aplicaciones de DACA que fueron rechazadas el 5 de oct. son elegibles

El 5 de octubre fue la fecha límite para que el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los Estados Unidos (USCIS) recibiera la solicitudes para los beneficios de DACA para aquellos que su permiso se les vencía antes del 5 ...

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Fresno celebrates 20 years of ‘Selena’

Students and faculty honored award-winning producer Moctesuma Esparza last Wednesday at Campus Pointe during the 20th anniversary of his film “Selena.” The event was not only a celebration of Esparza and “Selena,” but a fundraiser for Fresno State students who ...

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English faculty, Academic Senate show support for DACA students

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story said the English faculty at Fresno State was the first group to release a statement in support of undocumented students and the DACA program. It has been updated to reflect previous statements ...

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Support for DACA grows

By Lisa Mascaro and Noah Bierman – Tribune Washington Bureau California State University Chancellor Timothy White released a statement recently encouraging eligible students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, to submit a renewal application before Oct. 5. On Sept. ...

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Mayor Lee Brand’s first nine months on the job

Nine months into his term, Fresno Mayor Lee Brand gave an update on some of his 2016 mayoral campaign promises, and weighed in on the national issue of immigration. In his office at Fresno City Hall on Sept. 7, Brand ...

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Trump’s new approach: survival of the fittest

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The Better Business Bureau offers DACA recipients tips for seeking legal advice

The Better Business Bureau, a company that provides the public with ratings on trustworthy businesses, is offering advice to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program who may be seeking legal advice about immigration and their DACA status. ...

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Students rally in support of DACA

For approximately 1,200 Fresno State students, Tuesday morning was a long time coming. They heard an announcement from the White House about the future of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, after rumors swirled the program would be ...

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DACA decision puts more than 1,000 Fresno State students in danger

By ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, President Donald Trump is exercising his hate and xenophobia at the extreme, punishing children who did not choose to come here, but were brought across the border in pursuit of a ...

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Letters to legislators ask for student love

The California Faculty Association (CFA) spent Valentine’s Day obtaining signatures across campus in support of student success, hoping Sacramento can return the love. Diane Blair, a professor in the department of communication, serves as the president for the CFA Fresno ...

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Inauguration upholds fears for Fresno State students under new president

By Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgado and Daniel Gligich The inauguration of the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20 spurred millions to the streets in protest the following day. For Fresno State history graduate student Zacarias Gonzalez, the move to ...

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El Dream Success Center pondrá en marcha un programa de mentores

Click here to read this story in English. Dreamers o estudiantes AB 540 son dos términos para una población específica en la Universidad de Fresno State y de acuerdo con Gabriela D. Encinas, coordinadora del Dream Success Center, anteriormente conocida ...

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Undocumented, but not unemployed

For most people, finding a job is as simple as looking in the want ads or walking into a business with a resume in hand. For students who are undocumented, it’s not that easy. For one thing, undocumented residents don’t ...

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Immigration and farm worker’s rights discussed at campus forum

Arturo Rodriguez, president of United Farm Workers of America, was the keynote speaker at the Lets Talk #Immigration Student Forum Thursday night which gathered a crowd of more than 50 people. He was accompanied by a panel of experts, including ...

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New program to help undocumented students

When it comes to supporting undocumented students there are many options, both within the campus and outside sources. Fresno State’s new Dream Outreach Center will help around 600 undocumented students. The functions of the center will be divided between outreach ...

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