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Dream Success Center Peer Mentor program is underway

Click here to read this story in Spanish. Dreamers, Dream students and AB 540 students are all terms for a specific population at Fresno State, and, according to Gabriela D. Encinas, coordinator of the Dream Success Center (formerly University Migrant ...

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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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Fresno State launches fund drive for Dream Center

Fresno State launched a fund drive and a plan to establish an endowment for the university’s Dream Outreach and Success Program on Feb. 16. The program is designed to help undocumented students enter Fresno State and succeed during their time ...

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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 addressed at symposium

Immigration was the topic of discussion at the 2013 Roger Tatarian Journalism Symposium. The event took place at Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union on Wednesday. The event was cosponsored by the Department of Mass Communications and Journalism, as well as ...

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California DREAM Act under debate

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law the California Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minor Act, also known as the DREAM Act. Opponents of the law have raised questions of the cost and effect of the bill.

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Undocumented student survey results

Public attitudes about undocumented students have been at a divide between those opposed and those in support of Assembly Bill 540 and the DREAM Act.

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@issue: Are student-run newspapers biased? What is their role on campus?

Have you ever had the chance to read The student-tuition-funded Collegian supplementary insert titled La Voz De Aztlan? This newspaper insert is intended to be used as a cultural appreciation and or awareness supplement. However, recent issues have been filled with articles unrelated to the publication’s intended purpose. In an effort to celebrate “La Semana de La Raza” (week of the race) here on campus, I’d like to share a perspective with those curiously inclined to learn what’s really going on!”

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@issue: Are student-run newspapers biased? What is their role on campus?

Journalism’s main purpose is to inform society of vital information that will enable people to actively participate in a democratic government. A democracy heavily depends on the information given by journalists, which has given the media the responsibility to overlook our system of government and our society.

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Film addresses the unknown future of undocumented students

The goal of all college students is to one day hold a degree that would lead to a much desired job. But for undocumented students with a degree, acquiring a job is against the law.

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Pedro in the news

While Fresno State students have been away on winter break, Associated Students, Inc. President Pedro Ramirez, whose revelation to The Collegian that he was an undocumented immigrant made national news, has remained in the news for good and not so good reasons.

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House passes DREAM Act

Pedro Ramirez, president of the Associated Students, Inc., at Fresno State provided this statement in reaction to the House of Representatives approval of the DREAM Act, which now goes to the U.S. Senate today:

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Students pray for passage of DREAM ACT

Various student organizations gathered in the Fresno State Peace Garden to participate in a vigil dedicated to the DREAM Act.

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Vigil for the “DREAM Act”

On Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010, Fresno State University Migrant Services (UMS) will be holding a vigil from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cesar Chavez monument in support of the DREAM Act.

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ASI passes DREAM Act resolution

A diverse crowd greeted the Associated Students, Inc. at their bi-weekly meeting Wednesday. ASI voted on a resolution in support of the DREAM Act which won by a majority.

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DREAM Act discussion draws crowd

Watch as campus and community members debate on the passage of the DREAM Act before the ASI council.

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Memo from Dr. Welty on DREAM Act

A number of faculty and staff on campus have asked how they might be supportive of the federal DREAM Act, which may be addressed by Congress this month. I suggest those interested immediately send a fax or call members of our Central Valley congressional delegation and ask them to support the DREAM Act and make it a reality.

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Rally attracts diverse crowd

The Free Speech area on campus was filled with students, faculty and community members on Friday as they heard speeches supporting the DREAM Act.

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