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UTSA is not a sanctuary campus

Graphic by Chase Otero, The Paisano

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 status of detainees. The “#SanctuaryCampus” campaign is in large part a result of the eff...

RAICES town meeting addresses fearful community

Diego Lopez

February 8, 2017

Since taking office, President Donald Trump has signed three executive orders containing language targeting undocumented immigrants, leaving many San Antonio residents confused and fearful. “This whole ban thing is disturbing to me because America is founded on immigrants and that’s what makes us so g...

Town hall meeting discusses sanctuary cities

A panel of San Antonio leaders answered questions concerning
sanctuary cities. Diego Lopez, The Paisano

Diego Lopez

February 1, 2017

“Is there a problem with San Antonio?” UTSA Associate Professor & Associate Dean of Public Policy Francine Romero asked a panel of San Antonio leaders at the Thursday night town hall meeting on sanctuary cities. The panel unanimously said no. The panel was comprised  of San Antonio Police Chief Willia...