Category: Breaking

Students march in support of Dreamers

Days after President Trump announced to intact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for six more months to allow Congress to find a legislative solution, hundreds of people marched on campus in support of the program, which protects immigrants from deportation and allows them to work in the U.S. legally, Sept. 8. The silent march, which was organized by League of Latin American Citizen’s UVU chapter, began in the Fulton Library and traveled throughout the campus. Speakers ranged from community activists to DACA recipients. LULAC president Bea Ferreira said, “We’re trying to engage our community in taking action...

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President Holland takes action in fight for Dreamers

President Holland pledged his support to protect students under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program alongside the Commissioner of Higher Education, David Buhler, and the presidents of Utah’s eight public colleges and universities Sept. 6. A letter addressed to Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Mike Lee, Rep. Rob Bishop, Rep. Chris Steward and Rep. Mia Love was endorsed by Holland, along with Buhler and eight other Utah university and college presidents. “Utah’s public colleges and universities have been at the forefront of providing access and opportunity for all of Utah’s students, no matter their background or circumstance,” the letter...

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