The Pioneer

The Pioneer

DHS silences the undocu-movement

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.

Kenzi Hilario,

November 9, 2017

In response to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Privacy Act update, Rising Immigrant Scholars through Education (RISE), an immigrant student group at UC Berkeley, organized a “Cyber and Security Culture Workshop” on Oct. 23. The air felt stuffy as more students trickled into the event....

DACA doesn’t define CSUEB student

Evangelina Sanchez at Cal State East Bay.

Louis LaVenture,

November 9, 2017

Imagine you are seven years old, alone and about to enter the country illegally with a false identity. This was the reality for Cal State East Bay fourth-year student Evangelina Sanchez when she came to the United States from Mexico 13 years ago. “We all got separated and passed through the border...

Activist guides immigrants to citizenship


Fernando J. Ramirez,

October 15, 2015

As the presidential race intensifies, so does the issue of illegal immigration, and ordinary Americans like Flor Soto are acting swiftly to help immigrants obtain legal status. In a classroom behind St. Michael Catholic Church in Livermore, Soto, leader of the Hermanos De Jesus Community Center at...

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