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Whitman students react to Obama immigration announcement

Rachel Alexander June 16, 2012

President Obama announced on Friday, June 15 that his administration would stop deporting undocumented students in the U.S. who meet certain requirements. The policy change applies to undocumented...

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Undocumented Whitman students face difficulties paying for college

Rachel Alexander February 24, 2011

Jorge Villegas* came to the United States with his family when was seven. Without a visa or any way of entering the country legally, his mother hired a coyote to sneak him and his brother across the...

Participants at the DREAM Act rally on Tuesday night. Photo contributed by Ariel Ruiz.

Whitman students support DREAM Act

Karah Kemmerly December 9, 2010

If the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act passes this week in the Senate and is signed by President Obama, it will change the lives of several Whitman College students....

President Bridges Should Get Political

Zach Duffy October 20, 2010

This past Sunday, ASWC representatives voted in favor of a resolution supporting the DREAM Act, a Congressional bill that would create a path to legal permanent residency for undocumented immigrants who...

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