Tag: DACA

Editorial: Biden, Harris must unite America

By The Viewpoints Editorial Board Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected the United States’ 46th president and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., will become the first Black woman and first person of South Asian descent to serve as vice president. This victory inspired a sense of progress, hope and healing for many. But, assuming

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Riverside Community College District creates system to determine Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act disbursment, undocumented students left out

By Erik Galicia Undocumented students will not be eligible to receive federal coronavirus relief money, which was distributed to Community Colleges  last week. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27 allowed for a total of over $18 million to be awarded to the

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RCC hosts DACA workshop

By Samantha Bartholomew Immigration attorney Rosa Elena Sahagun came to Riverside City College Sept. 28 to discuss the next steps of recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Within minutes of beginning her presentation, Sahagun stated that if DACA recipients miss the Oct. 5 deadline for renewal, the chances of them gaining renewal is impossible.

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District supports DACA students

By Samantha Bartholomew With President Donald Trump’s latest announcement of his plan to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, DACA recipients across the nation were faced with an uncertain future. Since its creation, DACA has protected almost 800,000 people and allowed them to work and get their education. The Riverside Community College District

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CNN analyst advises minorities at Riverside City College

A Riverside City College Diversity Committee sponsored event brought students and parents together in the Digital Auditorium on April 20 to hear CNN in Spanish legal analyst Elena Sahagun speak.

RCCD in need of resolution

With the fear of Donald Trump’s administration undoing Barack Obama’s executive order on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, undocumented students are looking to their college’s administration for help. Our district needs to follow in the steps of SDCCD in caring for those under DACA.