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Diane Guerrero visits CSUEB and talks about her new book

Diane Guerrero visits CSUEB and talks about her new book
February 28, 2018

Actress and immigrant rights advocate Diane Guerrero visited CSU East Bay last Thursday to talk about her memoir, “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided.” Aside from playing Maritza, the young,...

Making America White Again: White House proposal shuts the door for immigration

Making America White Again: White House proposal shuts the door for immigration
February 14, 2018

The issue behind DACA and finding a solution for the undocumented youth who are at risk of deportation continues to be a debate between different parties in the government. Unfortunately, this places Dreamers...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President
January 31, 2018

What Happened? On Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union Address. Just over a year into his presidency, Trump addressed the nation focusing on several areas in...

DACA: How are recipients planning for the worst outcome?

DACA: How are recipients planning for the worst outcome?
January 31, 2018

No resolution has been made for DACA yet, emphasizing the danger the program is currently in On Jan. 10, Judge William Alsup, a San Francisco-based federal judge, ordered that the Trump administration...

DACA doesn’t define CSUEB student

Evangelina Sanchez at Cal State East Bay.
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...

Latino Trump supporter told ‘Get out of my country’

Latino Trump supporter told 'Get out of my country'
August 30, 2017

Mario Britt is a 21-year-old Latino from Castro Valley and a self-proclaimed conservative supporter of President Donald Trump. He attends Merced Community College and is serving his third year as a...

A walk through Caibarién in my grandfather’s shoes

A walk through Caibarién in my grandfather’s shoes
August 29, 2017

On Jan. 28, 1962, Juan Francisco Luna, or “Illo,” pronounced ee-yo, left his home at 3 a.m. towards the Atlantic Ocean just two blocks from his doorstep in Caibarién, Villa Clara, Cuba. From a "chapín,"...

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest
June 28, 2017

Admit it, you’ve thought about moving out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Chances are if you live here, you have. There’s no shame in that. Many of us even have our minds set on leaving this...

A precarious education in America: East Bay senior reflects on life as an undocumented student

A precarious education in America: East Bay senior reflects on life as an undocumented student
May 10, 2017

Cal State East Bay senior Alejandro Bautista studied abroad in Mexico City in the Fall of 2016, but Bautista, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient, became fearful during his stay that...

Undocumented students find support on East Bay campus

Undocumented students find support on East Bay campus
May 3, 2017

Facts about what exactly happened to Juan Manuel Montes in Calexico, California on Feb. 17 have been in question, but reports confirm that the 23-year-old was detained and eventually deported by the U.S...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president
April 26, 2017

What Happened? On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District of California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against an executive order to cut off federal funding...

Not all immigrants are against Trump

Not all immigrants are against Trump
March 29, 2017

Despite President Trump’s mocking attitude towards immigrants and anti-immigrant policies, immigrants in California and other “blue” states continue to support Trump. This confuses me. I am the...

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