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Augie Junior Vicente Serrano writes why he stands with immigrants at the Gerber Center on October 22, 2019.

Augie joins national stand with immigrants

Dina Marin October 31, 2019

Augustana hosted the first “I Stand with Immigrants” Day of Action Campaign on Oct. 22. Augie wasn’t alone in this campaign and stance on DACA policy. On this day, the campaign included over 150...

The state of our union is divided

February 6, 2018

On Tuesday, January 30th, President Trump gave his State of the Union Address. The president covered a range of topics from tax reform to health care to the unity of our government and our country. Overall,...

“America first” should put Dreamers first

January 29, 2018

Just last week, the government shut down on the anniversary of Donald Trump’s first year in office. Democrats and Republicans could not come to an agreement regarding immigration, which kept them from...

Office of Multicultural Student Life holds DACA conversation

September 28, 2017

On Monday, Sept. 18 Augustana students and staff gathered in the Brunner Theater Black Box to discuss DACA. The event was led by Vanessa Dominguez, a Junior double majoring in Political Science and Psychology,...

Letter to the Editor: No human is illegal

September 28, 2017

When The Augustana Observer delved into the topic of DACA last week, seeing the terminology used in several articles was very discouraging. The term “illegal immigrant” is absolutely incorrect...

The divided opinions on the DREAM Act: Be in America Legally

Alex McLean September 14, 2017

President Trump has caused a lot of controversy in his short 7 months in office. Rightly so, as a lot needed to change from Obama’s term to the new Republican politician. Currently, as of September,...

Alejandra Marin speaks at the East Moline DACA vigil at Mercado on September 8th, with Mariela Trevino to her right. The recent decision regarding DACA will leave around 800,000 immigrants in the United States at risk for deportation in, at most, two years.
Photo provided by Tar Macias/Hola America

Trump ends DACA

September 14, 2017

On Tuesday, September 7, President Trump makes the decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, giving Congress six months to save or stop the Dreamers. Created under President...

The divided opinions on the DREAM Act: Dreamers are Americans

September 14, 2017

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program would be rescinded. DACA was Barack Obama’s 2012 landmark immigration policy allowing undocumented...

Augustana's refusal to share info is good

Augustana's refusal to share info is good

December 17, 2016

Since Trump was elected, Augustana and numerous other colleges around the country have agreed not to release immigration information to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This is a reaction to...

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