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Nancy Pelosi’s speech broke a record but the future is still unclear

Nancy Pelosi’s speech broke a record but the future is still unclear
February 21, 2018

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi made history for her eight hour speech on Feb. 7, defending DACA and undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers, who were brought to the United States as children. Her...

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...

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...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America's President
January 24, 2018

What Happened? On Jan. 20, the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, his administration and Congress failed to reach a deal for federal funding of government agencies that resulted...

Was 2017 a year of whistleblowers versus patriotism?

Was 2017 a year of whistleblowers versus patriotism?
December 8, 2017

What comes to mind when you hear the term whistleblower? Patriot, hero, role-model? Or do you associate that term with words like criminal, or even anarchist? I, personally, see these people as heroes,...

Eminem’s take on president Trump

Eminem’s take on president Trump
December 8, 2017

It is no secret that one of the most controversial topics when it comes to the United States of America is ironically our own president: Donald Trump.  Many have no qualms in vocalizing their views about...

Temporary Protected Status coming to an end

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.
November 30, 2017

Haitians and Nicaraguans under TPS will have to leave the U.S. within the next two years On November 6, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Elaine Duke, announced that the Temporary Protected Status...

Rastreador de Trump: Las actualizaciones del Pioneer sobre el Presidente de los Estados Unidos

Rastreador de Trump: Las actualizaciones del Pioneer sobre el Presidente de los Estados Unidos
November 2, 2017

¿Qué paso? Varios medios de comunicación y políticos criticaron la respuesta del Presidente Donald Trump sobre el ataque terrorista en Nueva York que dejó ocho muertos este martes. Sayfullo Habibullaeyic...

“Kneeling” loses its focus

Colin Kaepernick kneeling at Levi's Stadium on Sep. 12, 2016.
November 2, 2017

Those in opposition are unhappy with players kneeling during the national anthem at sporting events. This all began over a year ago when Colin Kaepernick, then a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers,...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president
November 2, 2017

What happened? Several news outlets and politicians criticized President Donald Trump’s response to a terror attack on Tuesday in New York that left eight people dead. Twenty-nine-year-old Sayfullo...

Quirk maintains stronghold on East Bay

Quirk maintains stronghold on East Bay
November 1, 2017

Each journey to become a California state assembly member is unique. This was the case for Castro Valley, Hayward, Union City and North Fremont State Assembly representative William “Bill” Quirk on...

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...

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