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Immigration attorney discusses asylum seekers

Austin Lee May 30, 2019

Immigration attorney Lori Schoenberg spoke to students about immigration at the United States-Mexico border and the current administration’s policies regarding asylum seekers in Ahmanson Lecture Hall...

Credit: Lauren Nehorai/Chronicle

Integrating Immigration: Anti-Immigrant Policies and Rhetoric Hit Close to Home

Sophie Haber August 29, 2018

Blue, red and white lights flashed in front of Xenia Bernal ’19, blurred by the tears that swelled in her eyes. Bernal, a first generation Mexican-American, was in the backseat of a car driving through...

Photo Illustration by Nicole Kim and Alena Rubin

United We Dream: In the In Between

Alena Rubin February 27, 2018

Máté Major ’18 likes routine. During the school week, he wakes up at 6 a.m., battles traffic on the 101 in his 2007 Honda (“the village donkey”), goes to his classes and goes home. He might go...

Photo illustration by Eshanika Chaudhary

Seeking Safety: Students and Teachers Reflect on Syrian Refugee Crisis

Danielle Kaye October 7, 2016

Only hours after signing a contract with their landlord, Fadia Afashe and her husband Jay Abdo lay shivering on the floor of their new apartment that they had found on Craigslist. Beside them stood two...

First generation students retain cultures

Aaron Lyons April 24, 2013

As a child, when Adam Zucker ’13 was being a little rambunctious his parents would tell him “dai” pronounced “die.” Zucker’s parents are from Israel and were telling him to stop in their native...

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