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Election 2020: Immigration must become a priority for candidates

Marina Cruz, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

In the midst of the 2020 presidential election, an issue that hasn’t been fully discussed by the two candidates is immigration reform, and particularly the role of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement...

The Rowdy statute standing in front of the Multidisciplinary Studies Building. New international students at American universities will not be allowed to stay in the U.S. during the fall, according to DHS, if they are taking all online classes.

UTSA commits to offer in-person courses for new international students so they can live in the U.S. in fall

Josh Peck, News Editor August 9, 2020

UTSA will ensure that all new international students in Fall 2020 will have a partially in-person course load so they remain eligible to enter the U.S., according to a university spokesperson.  U.S....

Border Control just got shadier

Border Control just got shadier

Dawson Fagan, Opinion Editor February 11, 2020

The Trump administration has designated Customs and Border Patrol as a “security agency,” a new classification that exempts CBP from the Office of Personnel Management’s disclosure policy and allows...

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The commuter’s dilemma

Editorial Board November 20, 2019

For many students, the long commutes to campus became even longer on Nov. 12, as a result of icy roads and vehicle accidents across the city, including at least 14 reported accidents along Loop 1604. Early...

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Abolish ICE

Justice Lovin April 10, 2018

On March 13, the temporary injunction against Texas Senate Bill 4 (SB4) ended and a modified version of the law went into effect. While immigrant rights, civil rights and humanitarian groups will continue...

This poster was found taped on the enterance of the GSR building.
ICE confirmed the posters were not posted by their agency. File Photo/The Paisano

Unauthorized poster promotes division in university community

Heather Montoya November 29, 2017

A poster instructing people to “Keep employers accountable. Put American workers and lives first. Report illegal activity,” was taped on the UTSA Graduate School and Research Building (GSR) entrance...

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UTSA is not a sanctuary campus

Ben Shirani August 30, 2017

Sanctuary campuses are universities which abide by similar rules as sanctuary cities; on sanctuary campuses, students rights are prioritized over the desire of federal agencies like ICE to query the immigration...

Photo Courtesy of Robin Cresswell, Bexar County Sheriff’s Office

Salazar talks sanctuary status

Samuel De Leon March 29, 2017

On Tuesday March 21, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar informed students and faculty about current issues  in the Sheriff’s Department, including the sanctuary city status. Salazar said that San Antonio...

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