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Public charge rule echoes xenophobia

Public charge rule echoes xenophobia

Ana Lorant, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

The Trump administration is making headway on their aggressive anti-immigration stance after a 5-4 Supreme Court decision, on Monday, Jan. 27, in favor of implementing a new public charge rule that would target low-income immigrants seeking lawful permanent residence or more widely known as a “green...

Young Americans for Freedom protest in front of McKinney Humanities building

A sign made by a protestor: Confirm Kavanaugh

Arnulfo Caballero

October 10, 2018

‘Confirm Kavanaugh’ UTSA’s chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) held a protest in front of the McKinney Humanities Building on Oct. 4 to express their views on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against recently appointed Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The protest came a da...

Kavanaugh Confirmation Catastrophe

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Rudy Sanchez

October 10, 2018

On Saturday, Oct 6, the United States Senate voted (50-48) to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court Justice after an FBI investigation concluded they could not find any sufficient evidence that would corroborate Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegations. This confirma...

Critique of the Week: Hon. Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh

Chase Parsons

October 3, 2018

I would hope that nearly everyone at UTSA is aware of what has been going on in American politics in the last few weeks. The most disturbing of these developments has been the political assassination of the character of a great man, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the United States D.C. Court of Appeals....

Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage cases

April 2, 2013

Last December, the Supreme Court decided it would include two cases on the 2013 docket that would have major implications on the status of same-sex marriage in the United States. The cases chosen—United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry—challenge the 1996 Defense of Marriag...