Jason Vu, the president of the Vietnamese Student Union and a fourth-year Asian American studies and global studies student, urged the council to support the Voiding Inequality and Seeking Inclusion for Our Immigrant Neighbors Act, which prevents people deemed eligible for release from local jails and state prisons from being sent to immigration detention centers.
Laura Gong, the undergraduate representative for the Research Continuity working group within the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Task Force, said undergraduate student researchers can now return to campus with certain COVID-19 regulations in place.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council created two council member stipends reserved for undocumented students within USAC. The council also approved a resolution in support of the Protecting Equal Access to Care Everywhere Act, which advocates for equitable patient access to health care facilities.
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