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Both the administration and the overall campus population at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater need to be doing more to protect members of our community who are undocumented citizens. Steps we all can – and should – take involve contacting members of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and setting up emergency reserve funds for students who must continue their education without federal loan support.

We must stand beside our DREAMers

Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion, Royal Purple Editorial Staff March 5, 2018

A major deadline set for Congress to act on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) legislation has run out of time. The ramifications could be devastating if the policy is repealed, which allows...

A group of 150 students and professionals visited Washington, D.C. to meet with representatives to ask them find a non-partisan solution for replacing DACA.

UW-W student joins advocacy effort in Washington, D.C.

Group of 150 DREAMers met with Congress to discuss DACA
Brad Allen, Managing Editor October 9, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater sophomore student Oscar Perez joined a group of 150 students and professionals in Washington, D.C. last week to meet with Congressional representatives to ask them find...

DREAMers by the numbers

Brad Allen, Managing Editor September 27, 2017

According to 2016 data compiled by the Migration Policy Institute, approximately 14,000 people in Wisconsin are eligible for DACA – 10,000 immediately eligible, 2,000 solely for educational purposes...

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