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BRIEF: Financial options for DACA recipients

Students who are Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are ineligible to receive a stimulus check from the $2.2 trillion CARES Act. Since non-essential...

More inclusive I.D.E.A.S. help foster diversity

Undocumented students, DACA recipients and allies may be relieved to learn that there is a safe and supportive club on campus that offers workshops,...

The future of DACA unknown

While Congress is evaluating legislation for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, nothing is concrete. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, requests to renew...

You may say he’s a Dreamer

Helping those in pursuit of a higher education reach the goals they set for themselves is the dream job for this Pierce alumnus. Axel Cortes...

Light on immigration

An old Irish passport, a photo collage of Holocaust victims, and a trunk filled with family mementos. What might look like a list of items...

LACCD stands with DACA

LACCD is protecting the 11,000 undocumented students in the school district by creating a task force that unites all nine campuses in support of...

ASO passes two initiatives to help homeless and undocumented students

Many students have to deal with homework and quizzes. Some also have to face new federal immigration laws or worry about getting enough food...

Marching in another’s shoes

Mario Macias is not undocumented, but he could've been. His father was able to make him a citizen as a child, but that does...

A hopeful future

Immigration, deportation and personal experiences were discussed in the Great Hall during a panel discussion for the book “Dreams Deported: Immigrant Youth and Families...

More support for DACA

President Donald Trump announced his decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), creating anxiety and uncertainty for the mass of student recipients....

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Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...

Brahma Pantry switches gears

Despite the school’s closure, Pierce’s Brahma Pantry still strives to provide services to students who may need help during the pandemic.  The Brahma Pantry is...

Pro: Prop 18

More than 27% of young Californians voted in 2018, an 8% increase from 2014, according to an NBC report of California civic engagement data. That...
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