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Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman to cover application fee for undocumented students

Rachel Alexander October 18, 2012

Last fall, Whitman became the first liberal arts school in the nation to issue a statement in support of undocumented students. This fall, the college is putting action behind its words by providing funding...

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...

Undocumented students statement proposal to go before the Board of Trustees

Shelly Le November 10, 2011

Undocumented students who pursue a secondary education run into a number of obstacles that may hinder their educational goals. Whitman currently accepts applications from all students, regardless of citizenship...

Numbers in the news

Shelly Le November 10, 2011

10.8 million Approximate total number of undocumented immigrants living in the United States in 2010. 1.29 million Approximate number of undocumented immigrants aged 18-24 living in the United...

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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...

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