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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...

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...

Why CSUEB needs to take more action: My experience as an undocumented student

Kenzi Hilario in a classroom.
January 24, 2018

Cal State East Bay is a campus that claims to be an inclusive university that serves its diverse population of students. But as an undocumented immigrant, I feel underserved. As graduation nears, I am...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s President
January 10, 2018

What Happened? On Tuesday Trump met with Democrat and Republican leaders from Congress at the White House to discuss immigration. In a televised meeting that lasted just less than an hour, President...

DHS silences the undocu-movement

2015 redesigned Pioneer logo.
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...

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...

Dead end for DACA?

Dead end for DACA?
November 1, 2017

On Sept. 5, President Trump and his administration announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. DACA, which was approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), allowed approximately...

Downtown Hayward hosts Cinco De Mayo festivities

Downtown Hayward hosts Cinco De Mayo festivities
May 10, 2017

Several local ‘Ballet Folklórico’ companies, made up mostly of children dressed in colorful, intricate costumes, were the focal point of Hayward’s Cinco de Mayo Festival last Saturday. “I feel...

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...

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