Perspectives from SMU international students
During the last week of June 2018, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of cities across the nation in protest of the “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has led to the separation of over 2000 migrant children from their mothers, some of which are seeking asylum from domestic abuse or gang-related horrors in their native countries. After separation at the border, these children are being kept in cages within correctional facilities awaiting court hearings which ultimately decide their fate: deportation or entry into the country to join family members, accompanied by a GPS tracking device that is fastened like an ankle bracelet.
Country should unify itself in opposition to latest of the President’s reckless decisions
President Donald Trump spoke on Feb. 24 as part of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland.
On Feb. 6, President R. Gerald Turner responded to the Faculty Senate’s recent condemnation of Trump’s executive order relating to immigration.
While change is needed in our country and our security, this is certainly not the change that would be beneficial, helpful or needed.
Following an executive order signed on Friday evening, dozens of immigrants were detained throughout Saturday in airports across the country, including SMU parents traveling to visit their son.
Any supposed economic gains that he could make at home would easily be wiped out by his expensive immigration policies.
Today on the Daily Update an armed robbery at a CVS near campus has students worried, a family in Dallas is fighting to stay in the US, and and update on sports.
This week Real Talk takes on the topic of immigration reform. We talk with a Dallas immigration lawyer about what the immigration debate really means. We also review Trumps rivalry with the media, and recap the results from Tuesday’s elections in Utah and Arizona.