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

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

Virtual Project Fair offers students volunteer opportunities in housing insecurity, community

Students receive volunteer opportunities at VIDA's virtual project fair.
October 9, 2020
Despite being restricted to Zoom, the VIDA project fair allowed students to find volunteer opportunities and saw a surprising virtual turnout.

U.S Supreme Court ruling affects several immigrants, undocumented

VIDA Office, East Cottage
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...

DASB Senator stipends likely to be paid through financial scholarships

December 3, 2019

The DASB Senate will continue to pursue a proposal to pay their senators, now in the form of scholarships. De Anza student trustee Genevieve Kolar said a realistic form of payment would provide scholarships...

Faculty expresses concern over broken EV charging stations on campus

EV Charging Stations at Parking Lot B
December 2, 2019

De Anza College faculty requested the replacement of 10 new electric vehicle charging stations for staff cars because all of the current charging stations are broken. Faculty are still waiting to get...

Immigration event links climate change to mass movements

November 25, 2019

Catherine Tactaquin, executive director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, spoke on the connection between global immigration and climate change on Nov. 12, in collaboration with...

Dreamer liason to be appointed

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...

Undocumented students face employment barriers at California community colleges

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

Graphic Credits: Julia Kolman and Cindy Yu
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...

‘UndocuWelcome’ orientation holds workshops, outreach

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...

Lit Lunch empowers students to create change

Vivian Bejarin, English instructor talks about her work in equity at Lit Lunch on Feb. 26.
March 5, 2019

Ideas for equity, big and small, presented students an opportunity for reflection and motivation during Lit Lunch, held on Feb. 26 in the Office of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education. Speakers...

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