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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mexico/University of New Mexico offer $1000 in scholarships to immigrant students

The Mexican government has partnered with the University of New Mexico to offer $1,000 scholarships to immigrant students. The program starts this semester with 50 $1000 scholarships going to Mexican Immigrants or students of Immigrant families in New Mexico. UNM President David Schmidly said the program gives the university a way to better serve immigrants, despite […]

Enough is Enough, Venegas Resigns from Secure Communities Program

Recently, Arturo Venegas, the former Sacramento police chief, resigned from the Department of Homeland Security Taskforce. Secure Communities is a controversial program that was designed as a way for the FBI to share fingerprint information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It program is suppose to find dangerous criminals who are undocumented. However, the program has been used to jail […]