UCLA students and faculty members are urging the university to protect undocumented students after the inaction of the University of California and UCLA to address the ruling of a federal judge in Texas who declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program unlawful in July.
PREPARE is making moves to advance opportunities for immigrant talent.
Set to launch in November, the recruitment agency aims to bridge the gap between U.S.-based employers and undocumented professionals, said co-founder and fifth-year oceanic and atmospheric studies student Juan Maya Hernandez.
After working through an online year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, students are looking forward to being part of the UCLA community. For many, this includes advocating for themselves and others.
From before sunrise to after dark, Westwood businesses reopen to a reduced capacity as Los Angeles County moves into the yellow tier.
With COVID-19 restrictions easing in California, amusement parks, local businesses and UCLA’s campus have begun to return to normal functioning compared to one year ago.
This post was updated April 11 at 10:00 p.m.
Some student workers said they felt relieved to be some of the first students eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine but thought UCLA could have had better communication.
The art for this post was updated March 2 at 2:55 p.m.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council is considering a fund that will allow undocumented USAC council members who lose their work authorization to continue receiving their salary, in response to an incident in 2020 where an undocumented council member went without pay for around seven weeks.
An undergraduate student government fund launched a pilot program in mid-January that will fund students focusing on sustainability on campus.
The pilot student support fund will give up to $300 in either UCLA Store gift cards or honorarium payments to individual students who are working in unpaid sustainability work at UCLA, said Sachi Cooper, the Undergraduate Students Association Council facilities commissioner and the committee chair for The Green Initiative Fund.
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