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UCLA study links early incarceration with mental, physical health issues

Individuals who were incarcerated as children are more likely to be vulnerable to mental and general health complications later in life, UCLA researchers found. In a study published March 29, researchers in the social welfare and pediatrics departments compared health trends such as depressive symptoms, suicidality and functional limitations among individuals who were never incarcerated, those incarcerated before age 14 and those incarcerated after age 14. Read more...

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Abel Valenzuela, special adviser on immigration policy to the chancellor and a Chicana/o studies professor at UCLA, recently sat down with a Daily Bruin reporter before an immigration town hall that will take place Thursday. (Michael Zshornack/Photo Editor)

Q&A: Chancellor’s immigration advisor talks undocumented student assistance

The Chancellor’s Advisory Council on Immigration Policy will hold a town hall Thursday to inform students about the steps UCLA is taking to support undocumented and international students. Read more...

Photo: Abel Valenzuela, special adviser on immigration policy to the chancellor and a Chicana/o studies professor at UCLA, recently sat down with a Daily Bruin reporter before an immigration town hall that will take place Thursday. (Michael Zshornack/Photo Editor)

Abel Valenzuela, special adviser on immigration policy to the chancellor and a Chicana/o studies professor at UCLA, recently sat down with a Daily Bruin reporter before an immigration town hall that will take place Thursday. (Michael Zshornack/Photo Editor)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

California senator advocates for gun control in talk at UCLA hospital

Josh Stepakoff was shot in his left leg and left hip when he was 6 while attending a day camp in the North Valley Jewish Community Center in August 1999. Read more...

Photo: Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)


The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit against California in the Sacramento federal court Tuesday that names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants.

Trump administration sues California for its sanctuary state legislation

President Donald Trump’s administration sued California on Tuesday over its sanctuary state policies. The lawsuit, which was filed in the federal court in Sacramento, targets three California laws that protect undocumented immigrants from federal agencies. Read more...

Photo: The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit against California in the Sacramento federal court Tuesday that names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants.

The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit against California in the Sacramento federal court Tuesday that names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants.

Gilbert Cedillo, a city councilmember who helped write the California Dream Act, said he thinks the immigrant community should help Democrats gain a majority in Congress in 2018. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Labor and workplace studies class hosts forum on issues immigrants face

National and local elected officials led about 300 people in chants of “Student power,” “This is what democracy looks like,” and “We are light, learners, leaders,” at UCLA’s Northwest Campus Auditorium on Monday evening. Read more...

Photo: Gilbert Cedillo, a city councilmember who helped write the California Dream Act, said he thinks the immigrant community should help Democrats gain a majority in Congress in 2018. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Gilbert Cedillo, a city councilmember who helped write the California Dream Act, said he thinks the immigrant community should help Democrats gain a majority in Congress in 2018. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Chelsea Manning, who spent seven years in prison for espionage, said at an event Monday she thought it felt scary to have access to other people's personal data, when she worked as a data analyst for the U.S. military. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Former military data analyst talks privacy violations, personal identity

Chelsea Manning said she thinks government-sponsored data collection undermines individual liberties at an event Monday. “I value the fact that working with data, it’s not (just) data – it’s people, its lives,” she said. Read more...

Photo: Chelsea Manning, who spent seven years in prison for espionage, said at an event Monday she thought it felt scary to have access to other people's personal data, when she worked as a data analyst for the U.S. military. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Chelsea Manning, who spent seven years in prison for espionage, said at an event Monday she thought it felt scary to have access to other people's personal data, when she worked as a data analyst for the U.S. military. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)


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