Draconian immigration policies draw sharp contrasts

“This or This?” Is a series of posts on policy issues to draw the clear differences between the Republican administration and Democrats. This entry demonstrates that recent policies restricting immigration and separating families as a deterrent negatively affect the US economy while having no

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How did immigration become today’s wedge issue?

“Straight Talk: Who Gets to be an American?”, a three-program series on immigration policy, our changing demographics, and the impact on society, has been announced by Furman University. Sponsored by Furman and OLLIE, the program will be held on Thursday evenings 6:30-8;30 PM

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Look to the lessons of the past to secure the future

A diverse cross-section of Greenville came together Saturday, June 30, to the Families Belong Together protest to call for an end to the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and to demand fair, decent, and lawful treatment of all asylum seekers and undocumented

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Hispanic Alliance 2018 Summit

By Laura Haight Where do we want to be in five or 10 years? That’s the question the Hispanic Alliance asked the members and partners who participated in its 2018 Summit on Saturday to consider. The event, held at downtown’s Zen on Saturday May 19, brought together active members, community

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One dream out of many

Sarai Bautista is a Dreamer. She lives in Easley, as she has ever since she was brought here at age 11. There are an estimated 6500 Dreamers in the Upstate; Sarai estimates 6 or 7 have been willing to speak out. Sarai is one of those. Here’s her story.

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