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Student’s family fears statewide operation

ICE arrests students father press conference

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

April 20, 2018

On Monday, April 16, local immigrant rights group American Friends Service Committee/Siembra North Carolina held an assembly and press conference to stand in solidarity with sophomore Maria Peralta Porras, whose stepfather was detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement this past week. An estimated...

HUG honors Latinx Heritage Month, talks DACA

The annual Latinx Banquet took place on thurs. Sept. 26, 2017 in the Carnegie room at Hege library. During the opening speech Irving Zavaleta Jimenez ‘08 quoted Cesar Chavez, “This fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people” which left an impact on the attendees of the banquet. The event was filled with music, food, information about the Latinx culture and ongoing conversations around DACA. // Photo by Fernando Jiménez/The Guilfordian

Fernando Jiménez, Managing Editor

October 6, 2017

“Right now, many communities of color are suffering, and the Latinx community is no exception,” said Irving Zavaleta Jimenez ’08 during his welcoming speech. “This banquet could not come any sooner. Tonight we have a space to breathe and be in community with each other.” In celebration of...