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Doing essential work raises fears for immigrant families

draft work authorization letters-NC Dept of Agriculture
May 20, 2020

With the coronavirus being a threat for many of us it is hard to think about having to stop going to work. But the government has put up a state law that only essential labor can continue in the United...

Resettling in Greensboro: Glimpses into the lives of refugees

Legacy Crossing apartments 2019
January 3, 2020

Author’s note: This project, a photo essay completed for the Fall 2019 Guilfordian Practicum course, is aimed at raising awareness about the living conditions of refugees who resettle in the Greensboro...

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Senior Olivia Winder participates in an interactive timeline activity that explores legislation affecting the immigrant community. This activity was part of the UndocuAlly training that took place on Monday, Oct. 1 in King Hall. // Photo By: Fernando Jiménez/The Guilfordian
October 5, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, there are approximately 11.6 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States today. These individuals are present in our communities, our jobs and even...

Hector Suarez fights for his right to dream

Student Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez poses for a photo in front of Founders Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2017.//Photo by Julia Martins de Sa/The Guilfordian
January 26, 2018

Feb. 14, 1997. Guilford College’s Student Community Senate President Hector Rivera Suarez was born to loving parents in Veracruz, Mexico late at night on Valentine’s Day. Suarez lived with his parents...

Soy un Líder empowers future college students

Soy un Líder 2017
November 17, 2017

The 11th annual Soy un Líder conference was held on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Guilford College. The event helped the international community, specifically high school students and their...

Greensboro school welcomes 320 students new to the U.S.

Newcomers School welcomes new students
November 10, 2017

It’s a routine that began at the start of the academic year in August. Abu Zaeem, the principal of Doris Henderson Newcomers School, stands at the entrance of the school everyday to greet around 300...

DACA recipients should not be blamed

DACA recipients should not be blamed
September 22, 2017

On the morning of Sept. 18, the Trump administration announced that they would be repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. In the moments after the announcement was made, the hearts of millions...

Forced out by violence, African immigrants cross to Europe

October 3, 2014

The journey of any refugee starts in a broken homeland. Across North Africa and the Middle East, a variety of issues have pushed more and more people to migrate towards Europe. “The increase (in immigrants)...

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