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August 31, 2017

UC President blasts idea of ending DACA

University of California President Janet Napolitano blasted the idea of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Thursday afternoon.
February 22, 2017

UC President blasts Trump immigration crackdown

University of California President Janet Napolitano blasted the Trump administration's immigration crackdown on Wednesday, calling it a step backward that would make communities less safe. Napolitano, who served as U.S. Homeland Security secretary under President Obama, said the vast expansion of...
February 02, 2017

What Will Happen to Undocumented Doctors?

Donald Trump said he would repeal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, an Obama-era policy that granted a work permit and temporary protection from deportation to children that came to the U.S. with unregistered parents. He later promised something “that’s going to make people happy and...
January 31, 2017

UC Joins Scientific Groups Urging Rescission of Exexutive Order

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 des
December 06, 2016

Medical School 'Dreamers' Face Uncertainty With Trump

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.
November 30, 2016

UC President: The Truth About Young Immigrants and DACA

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.

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