Dr. Nishikawa-Chavez discusses how immigrants and asylum seekers are engaging with the U.S political system. As well as the differences in how Democrats and Republicans have engaged with immigrants now and in the past.
A communication professor who volunteers with the Interfaith Welcome Coalition discusses the challenges facing immigrants and asylum seekers who are attempting to enter the United States.
Witnessing first-hand how an immigrant-serving organization handled changes in immigration policy— beginning with the zero tolerance policy, family separations, the Matter of A-B, and the relocation of migrant families— exemplified the dynamic pace of the job and the need for resilience of everyone involved.
The fight to eliminate Oregon’s sanctuary status looms large in the state’s rural-urban divide.
Had there been enough political will from the Salvadoran government to attempt to solve the T.P.S situation, they would have sought bilateral meetings with the Trump administration and resort to an action as old as time: realpolitik.
The Contemporary investigated the effects of rescinding DACA on Trinity University students, weighed the competing legal and practical issues, and addressed the diverse array of campus dialogue and discourse.
To place such an important segment of society at risk clearly reveals where our president’s values lie.
If we’re going to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants, we must be more choosy and the process should run through the established democratic channels.
It would have been so very easy and convenient to succumb to these ideas. After all, they benefit people like me on the long run.
Trinity University students and faculty are grappling with an environment of uncertainty after President Trump’s executive order on Immigration. This week, The Contemporary investigated law’s implications for students, took the pulse of legal debates, and evaluated the law’s impact on the campus climate.