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Border shutdowns hurt people on both sides

Border shutdowns hurt people on both sides

December 11, 2018

It’s no secret that President Donald Trump’s views on immigration policies and border security has stirred some controversy. Ever since he took office two years ago, he has been promising to implem...

President Conoley addresses “Sanctuary Campus” demands after protest

President Conoley addresses “Sanctuary Campus” demands after protest

May 10, 2017

Student protesters demanding that Cal State Long Beach officially adopt a “Sanctuary” campus status marched to and delivered a set of demands to President Jane Close Conoley at Brotman Hall just be...

CSU Chancellor Timothy White targeted by David Horowitz Freedom Center

CSU Chancellor Timothy White targeted by David Horowitz Freedom Center

Connie Ojeda, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

Filed under CSU, News

A series of anti-immigration posters were distributed to the California State Universities via email Tuesday morning, calling for the prosecution of CSU Chancellor Timothy White for supporting sanctuary ...

Immigration clinic brings families to CSULB

Carlos Villicana, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

Filed under Campus, Events, News

Concerns and questions about immigration brought people to The Pointe on Saturday, where they met with attorneys at a free legal clinic. The Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition and Cal State Long Beach’s Future Underrepresented Educated Leaders hosted the clinic, welcoming upward of 50 attendees into the venue where they could have any questions relating to immigration answered by volunteer attorneys. The clinic...

Congress must pass immigration legislation for 11.3 million undocumented immigrants

Blake Pinto, contributing writer

March 2, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The time has come for Congress to discuss the problems with our immigration policy and produce legislation to address it. It’s not an issue with simple solutions, and wading through the complexities of fixing our broken immigration system is not an easy job. But that's what Capitol Hill is for, and the clock is ticking. Legislators should take the first step of at least discussing reform, setting aside partisan politics...

On immigration, Obama has the law and Reagan on his side

Hunter Paul, contributing writer

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Last Monday, I was furiously pecking away on the keyboard at a law firm where I work as a paralegal, hoping to prepare all the evidence and finish a petition on time for an immigration case — that is, until a federal judge ruined everything. The case involved a client who had been in the U.S. since the age of 14. He had lived here for over 20 years, attended middle and high school here, and suffered through all the same...

La Bestia carries immigrant refugees, not criminals, to the United States

La Bestia carries immigrant refugees, not criminals, to the United States

February 10, 2015

People flee from countries where their lives are in mortal peril and where they and their families are starving; in the U.S., people have pounds to spare. Half a million Central Americans cross Mexico...