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Undocumented individuals share stories to encourage allies to vote

Undocumented individuals share stories to encourage allies to vote
JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen reporter October 11, 2020

One of Linda Vargas’ first memories was crossing the U.S. border and missing her dog, who she had to leave behind, she said during an event that encouraged people to vote.  The WSU Undocumented Initiatives’...

Undocumented Initiatives hosts event for allies about voting

Linda Vargas, senior civil engineering major, said she will speak about the importance of the program and how the upcoming election will affect her as a DACA recipient and the undocumented community.
BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter October 4, 2020

WSU’s Undocumented Initiatives is hosting a workshop from 5-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 9 to encourage student voting as the 2020 election approaches.  The workshop educates students and staff on the importance...

WSU students react to US Supreme Court’s DACA ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to block termination of DACA on June 18. The Trump administration halted the program in 2017.
EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter June 28, 2020

Linda Vargas was shocked by the texts she saw on her phone when she woke up on June 18. “My friend … she messaged me, ‘They blocked it,’” Vargas said. “I couldn’t believe it.” Vargas,...

Undocumented Initiatives create three funds for undocumented students

Linda Vargas, Undocumented Inititatives ambassador and sophomore environmental science major, said the DACA renewal fund brings the cost down to $250.
BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter May 10, 2020

WSU Undocumented Initiatives worked with the Crimson Group to release the Crimson for a Cause Emergency Fund, which helps undocumented students financially during the coronavirus pandemic.  The two...

Event cancelled due to COVID-19

Event cancelled due to COVID-19
JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter March 11, 2020

The Undocumented Closet event created by Undocumented Initiatives and GIESORC has been postponed due to concerns of COVID-19 coronavirus. The event was soft-cancelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19,...

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