On Dec. 21, members of Congress shifted to vacation mode and headed home for the holiday season. Their last looming agenda item on the way out the door was the Continuing Resolution, a stopgap measure to fund the government and prevent a partial shutdown. The decision to keep the government open seems relatively noncontroversial, but…
In the upcoming film “Cesar Chavez,” director Diego Luna chronicles the birth of a large-scale grassroots American labor movement. The eponymous Chavez devoted his life to improving working conditions for farm growers, an effort that brought international attention to the basic human rights denied to workers picking grapes in Delano, California. The Daily sat down with Luna for an exclusive discussion of the film and its future implications.
Stanford experts affirm that, despite its portrayal in the U.S. media as a Latino—or even Mexican—issue, undocumented immigration in the U.S. affects a diverse set of nationalities and that in fact, Mexican migration to the States is on the decline.
The undocumented experience strays far from conventional life on the Farm in terms of community and access to opportunities.
“The Dream Is Now” campaign, led by philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs MBA ’91, solicits student pressure on Congress to pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
The dueling messages of the 2012 presidential election arrived in full force Tuesday afternoon in a packed Memorial Auditorium as Republican strategist Karl Rove and Robert Gibbs, former press secretary for President Obama, debated which party is best prepared to lead the United States through challenges ahead.
U.S. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren ’70 kicked off “American Dream Week” with a speech Monday evening, calling the current American immigration system “unbelievably unfair” and criticizing both Republican legislators and the Obama administration.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed on Saturday the second half of a bill dubbed the DREAM Act, which will allow illegal immigrant college students to receive state-funded scholarships.