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February 01, 2017

The University of California has also joined with other universities and organizations in a letter being circulated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) urging the President to rescind this executive order and describing the negative impact it has on the scientific community.

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January 27, 2017
Growing up in the 1990s in Pittsburg, California, Arturo Fernandez felt like a typical kid.

He rode his bike around the neighborhood with friends, played on his church soccer team, watched the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and played Pokémon on his Gameboy. He loved solving puzzles, and had an affinity for math.

He didn’t know he was undocumented. And, until recently, he didn’t much care.

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Medical School 'Dreamers' Face Uncertainty With Trump
December 08, 2016
Jirayut "New" Latthivongskorn is the first undocumented student in the medical school at UCSF. Latthivongskorn was born in Bangkok and lived there for nine years before coming to the United States with his family to escape poverty and find a better life.

UC President Janet Napolitano: The Truth About Young Immigrants and DACA
November 30, 2016
Today, there are nearly three-quarters of a million Dreamers who no longer have to constantly fear an encounter with an immigration enforcement agent. Instead, they can live, study and work freely. Many are now studying at the system I lead, the University of California.

As secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, I changed enforcement policies to focus on immigrants who posed a national security or public safety threat, such as gang members and violent felons, and not on veterans, nursing mothers and those with longstanding ties to their communities...