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Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Sarah Hamidi, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Politics

A panel of award winning journalists and professionals spoke during Foothill College’s first ever Immigration Teach-In last week. Keynote speakers included everyone from Pulitzer Prize winning authors to community college leaders -- and each lecture revealed another aspect of the immigrant experie...

Food for thought Thursdays: Immigration Policy

Food for thought Thursdays: Immigration Policy

Aditi Pandey, Contributor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

“The whole immigrant population isn’t facing the same thing, but they’re facing similar things,” Teresa Castellanos, of the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations, described of two-thirds of the population of Santa Clara County.   Many students attending college are affected or know som...

The Manhattan Attack: What We Should be Regulating

The Manhattan Attack: What We Should be Regulating

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

President Trump leaped on on the opportunity to denounce the Manhattan attack by an Uzbek immigrant. If only he had done the same for the much deadlier Vegas shooting committed by a white man.

DACA in the Foothill community: Student perspectives, fears, and dreams

DACA in the Foothill community: Student perspectives, fears, and dreams

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

After Congressional plans to fund the Wall and debate DACA, the Foothill College community reflects and addresses immigrant perspectives.

Unspoken Stories: Foothill’s International Student Community

Unspoken Stories: Foothill’s International Student Community

JunKai Chen, Contributor

June 20, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

  You may be surrounded by international students or be one at Foothill College. We all know that because of recent trends towards globalization, the inflow of international students into the United States has increased significantly. But how much do you know about the international students? What im...

Op-Ed: There’s Still Work to Do to Make Local Police Immigrant-Friendly

Op-Ed: There’s Still Work to Do to Make Local Police Immigrant-Friendly

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

“I don’t want to leave. Where would I go? America is the only home I know.”  This sentiment, expressed by a friend and fellow Bay Area community college student, is shared by countless people of all cultures, backgrounds, and races with one thing in common -- fear of deportation. With 273,018 ch...

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