The Guilfordian

Author Heide Castañeda presents narrative on mixed families living along the border

Attentive audience members listen to Castañeda as she presents her findings about mixed families.

Laura Quiceno, Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

Guilford College is a campus with a wide range of students that come from different backgrounds and the diversity is very notorious. Many of the students are enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which “gives young undocumented immigrants protection from deportation and...

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

Fernando Jiménez, Photo Editor

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 on Guilford’s campus. Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez led one of the first UndocuAlly...

Community unites in Defense of DACA

Chrisitina Gallegos, first-year student at Elon university, marched through downtown Greensboro wrapped in the United States flag to stand in solidarity with DACA receipients.// Photo by Fernando Jimenez/The Guilfordian

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 8, 2017

About 300 members and allies of the Latinx community marched through the streets of downtown Greensboro on Monday, Sept. 4 to stand in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also known as DACA. The peaceful demonstration consisted of parents, children, college students and ...

Montagnard community struggles to acquire health care

Aiperi Iusupova, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

A majority of undocumented immigrants become captives of daily fear and stress once they leave the borders of their own land to pursue happiness and well-being in another country. For many immigrants in the U.S., beginning a new life as foreigners is a challenge. They are condemned to constant discrimination,...