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Burstein signs amicus curiae supporting “Dreamers”

In protest of the Trump administration’s recent action on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, Lawrence University has signed an amicus brief along with more than 50 other U.S. universities. DACA was a federal government program created under the Obama administration in 2012. It was intended for people who had been brought to

Immigration attorney educates on DACA

The presentation took place in the Cinema in the Warch Campus Center. Photo by Zoe Adler On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), leaving many undocumented immigrants unsure of their futures. On Sept. 14, Lawrence invited immigration attorney Mónica Santa María to speak about the current immigration environment

Staff Editorial

Imagine a child—or a teenager—imagine a child coming home to find it stripped bare with trunks open on the floor stuffed with clothes. A bewildered question is asked to one of the parents walking in and out of bedrooms and the child is told curtly that they are leaving, “going back”. Where? To where they

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