Category Archives: Politics

Romney’s DACA Comments Creates Confusion for Undocumented Immigrants

A recent New York Times article by Julia Preston describes how Mitt Romney’s recent comments on his plans for the Obama Administration’s DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), if he’s elected president, has created confusion and anxiety amongst many undocumented … Continue reading

Posted in DACA, Immigration, Politics

The Origins of DACA

A recent Wall Street Journal article by Miriam Jordan explores the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals movement, which was led by undocumented immigrants, and how the students were able to directly impact political policy. Click here to read the article.

Posted in DACA, Government, Politics

Romney and DACA

 As the race to White House reaches it’s final lap, the fate of immigration, in particular, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), continues to play a key role. This week the Romney camp clarified earlier statements he made in The … Continue reading

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Trafficking and Politics

Last week, President Obama announced efforts to combat human trafficking in the U.S. and around the globe. Trafficking, which affects more than 20 million around the world, is also found in the U.S. Building on the President’s Interagency Task Force … Continue reading

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Violence Against Women Act Celebrates 18th Anniversary

This year marks the 18th anniversary of former President Clinton signing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) into law. This law, which was authored by then-Senator Joe Biden, is currently up for reauthorization by Congress. Since its implementation, VAWA has … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Politics, VAWA