Event updates immigrant community

November 6, 2019

Updates on rapidly-changing immigration laws were given Tuesday for the โ€œKnow Your Rightsโ€ event, hosted by East Los Angeles College along with local groups. The presentation focused on four major topics, Special Immigration Juvenile Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Public Charge and how Marijuana can affect the Immigration process.

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DACA students revive applications with legal aid

By Noe Ortega  The Welcome and Support Resource Center invited students to receive Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal assistance from the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic on Thursday Feb. 16. DACA is an American immigration policy that the Obama administration started in 2012. It allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation. It also makes them eligible…

March 2, 2017
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College welcomes everyone

November 22, 2016

By Eliana Ayala Community Colleges and universities across the country unite to ensure that diversity is welcome and plead to stop discriminatory acts within campus. Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, Erik Skinner released a statement on November 10, 2016 encouraging students to disregard racist remarks upon presidential elections and pursue college. California Community Colleges want students to know that immigration status information will remain confidential. Student services will remain…

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