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REVIEW: Immigration Nation

REVIEW: Immigration Nation

William Becker, Staff Writer

August 5, 2020

"Immigration Nation" focuses quite specifically on illegal immigrants, their families, and officers of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (also known as ICE.) It's personal and you can't help but find a lot of care and interest in the stories presented, particularly from that of the immigrants and the people directly impacted by immigration policies in the United States.  

Anthropology department to host lecture on immigration and healthcare

Graphic for upcoming lecture

Kassie Bild, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2019

In a time filled with news about immigration, questions about what the police are doing and inequality in healthcare for immigrants, what is there to be done about it? On Sept. 24, there will be a discussion on immigration, enforcement and health by Dr. Nolan Kline in which he is going to address th...

UNCW student’s experiences as daughter of immigrants, friend of DACA recipient

Jocabed Aragon, as a young girl

Martin Brown, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2017

In the concrete basement of an old church in Berkeley, Calif., a young woman in a t-shirt and jeans sits in a makeshift room at a small desk. On her left sits a woman in a long brown maxi skirt, who describes in detail the worst things that have ever happened to her. It is Jocabed Aragon’s job to listen. The...

University Political Action Committee hosts ‘Everything You Need to Know About DACA’ in the midst of national debate

Dr. Amanda Boomershine speaking with students, faculty, staff and visitors about the regulations and issues surrounding DACA.

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor

September 14, 2017

President Trump’s announcement last week to end the Obama Administration’s program the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program [DACA] sparked discussion across the nation and among UNCW students. When the termination of DACA was announced, students on campus began discussing their stances...

Political Perspectives: An end to DACA

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Jack Devries, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2017

Announced by the Trump Administration on Tuesday, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy put in place by the Obama administration will be shut down in six months.  DACA, founded in 2012, was instituted because of Congress’s failure to pass the DREAM Act, an amnesty program offere...

Political Perspectives: How DACA questions Trump’s morality

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Kristen Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2017

President Donald Trump is once again faced with the task of keeping one of his campaign promises, getting rid of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The President has been approached about his plans for DACA repeatedly since taking office, by the press as well as members of immigrant communities...

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