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Angélica Esquivel, program coordinator of VIDA and HEFAS director, hopes to dispel rumors of recent ICE threats.

HEFAS, VIDA leader aims to dispel fear about rumors of ICE raids

Jordan Soto, Staff Reporter | November 19, 2020

Recent ICE threats have resurfaced, following an announcement that it will return to conducting raids similar to ones before the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking fear in the undocumented immigrant community.  Jor California...

Graphic by Andrea Infante

HEFAS ‘6th Annual Summit’ honors immigrant workers and communities

Andrea Infante, Reporter | June 10, 2020

Students and local organizations united for Higher Education For AB 540 Students two-day sixth annual summit held on June 5 and 7 via Zoom. Discussions included themes of social solidarity through workshops...

Abby Pavon, DACA recipent and frontline healthcare worker, is the sole financial provider for her family of four.

DACA student experiences include working on the frontlines, worries about finances, school, safety

Annalise Freimarck, News/Features Editor | June 1, 2020

After coming home from working on the frontlines as a medical assistant in a psychiatric clinic, Abby Pavon, 21, psychology/sociology major, HEFAS intern and a DACA recipient, sanitizes her work clothes...

DASB cuts bike program, ICC funding, increases HEFAS, special allocations funding

Kathleen Quinn and Aliya Nupbay | March 10, 2020

Over $6,500 was cut from DASB Senate’s finance committee’s proposed budget, but it did not result in many redistributions for programs in Fund 41 that had been cut considerably in the proposed budget. Halina...

Umoja promotes Black excellence despite lack of visibility

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter | February 13, 2020

The word “Umoja” is a Kiswahili word meaning unity.  This is what Claudia Barbosa, counselor and coordinator of Umoja at De Anza said she is trying to build among the black student population on...

VIDA Office, East Cottage

U.S Supreme Court ruling affects several immigrants, undocumented

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter | February 12, 2020

In the midst of the president's impeachment, the U.S Supreme Court authorized the Trump Administration to advance with the public charge rule, also known as the 'wealth check', that will implement greater...

Dreamer liason to be appointed

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

Assembly bill 1645 signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will require all California community colleges to designate a “DREAMer Resource Liaison” for undocumented students on campus. De Anza College already...

Source: Palo Alto Online, U.S. Department of Education

Graphic Credits: Julia Kolman and Cindy Yu

Undocumented students face employment barriers at California community colleges

Kathleen Quinn and Ethan Bennett | November 14, 2019

Over a thousand students without Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival cannot get jobs on campus at De Anza College, due to state and federal regulations that prevent employers from hiring employees without...

October 2019 News Briefs

Editorial Board | October 15, 2019

Session supports children held in detention centers Belinda Hernandez Arriaga, a professor at the University of San Francisco, will speak on Oct. 15 about the treatment of children in detention centers....

‘UndocuWelcome’ orientation holds workshops, outreach

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter | September 23, 2019

Undocumented students chanted, “We’re here and we’ve got this” at the De Anza College second annual “UndocuWelcome Orientation” on Sept. 12 and 13, in an indigenous blessing ceremony to respect...

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