All posts tagged "immigration"

  • Asylum advocates rally on campus

    By Sam Combest– Students and community members rallied outside the Student Activities Center (SAC) Nov. 7 in solidarity with the immigrant caravan coming from South America. Organizers rallied to support asylum seekers trekking across Mexico toward the...

    • Posted November 8, 2018
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  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls Rand Paul’s deficit worries “hollow” in McConnell Center speech

    By Joseph Lyell — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Senator Rand Paul’s opposition to last week’s federal budget is “very hollow” in a campus speech Feb. 12. Schumer delivered the keynote address for the McConnell Center’s...

    • Posted February 12, 2018
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  • SGA update
    SGA rejects President Trump’s DACA decision, offers aid to affected students

    By Bailey Campagna — On Sept. 5th Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump Administration would phase out the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program in the next six months, leaving Congress to decide whether to continue...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • U of L’s president, SGA denounce Trump’s DACA plan

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L administrators and the Student Government Administration rejected President Donald Trump’s plan to rescind Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals program In a statement, U of L’s Interim President Greg Postel said...

    • Posted September 6, 2017
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  • Muhammad Ali Rally, Richard Allen,
    Travel ban shows no love for immigrants

    By Brooke Moody– When did we become wretched human beings? I thought we were better than banning thousands from entering our country based solely on their origins, and, presumptuously, their religion. Oh wait, we are. Over 5,000 people...

    • Posted February 5, 2017
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  • donald trump rally
    How the presidential election will affect immigration

    By Brooke Moody– The U.S. is four weeks away from the 2016 presidential election, and the current political atmosphere couldn’t be messier. The latest drama arose Friday with the release of crude, predatory statements made by Donald...

    • Posted October 9, 2016
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Undocumented students face hurdles for education

    By Kyeland Jackson– More than 20 student and faculty gathered to discuss immigration and the lives of undocumented students Feb. 25. Gathering in the old SAC game room, two previously undocumented students and an immigration lawyer led...

    • Posted February 27, 2016
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  • Economist speaks on the logistics of immigration

    By Hannah Esrock– Economist and author Benjamin Powell visited U of L’s College of Business Feb. 17 to give a lecture on the topic he has been dedicated to for over a decade: the economics of immigration. As a currently...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Immigration reform raises tension in the Capitol

    By Nick Amon– The immigration advocacy group United We Dream lurked around the capitol building Nov. 18, waiting for the opportunity to confront incoming Senate Majority Leader and fellow Kentuckian Mitch McConnell in regards of his opposition towards...

    • Posted November 24, 2014
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  • Kentucky university presidents and students make push for immigration reform

    By Laura Azahar– Last week, the University of Louisville’s president, James Ramsey, along with the presidents of the University of Kentucky,  Murray State University, Western Kentucky University, Eastern Kentucky University, Northern Kentucky University and Morehead State University...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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