The Advocate

Weeklong workshops provide aid to undocumented students

By Alex Kwasniza, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

The Undocumented Student Week of Action is a week of advocacy and activities to support and build awareness for undocumented students and will be observed at Contra Costa College next week from Oct. 15-19. Over the course of...

Undocumented students cannot share in Food & Wine’s success

By Editorial Board

April 24, 2018

Every year local celebrities, vendors and residents come together in the name of food, wine and the opportunity to offer culinary arts students a chance to travel the world at the annual Food and Wine Event, held on Sunday. B...

AB 540 expansion offers discounted education options

By Michael Santone, Associate Editor

April 17, 2018

Eligibility requirements for undocumented students to receive in-state tuition and financial aid throughout the state of California has been expanded under Senate Bill 68. Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown back in October, SB 68 br...

Student network to share immigrant struggle

By Ryan Geller, Advocate Staff

November 14, 2017

A group of undocumented Contra Costa College students and their allies are building a local community support network for Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients and others facing immigration issues. Th...

Bill shelters DACA rulings over federal presumption

By Denis Perez, Photo Editor

May 17, 2017

Undocumented students’ struggle for access to higher education inspired Assembly Bill 21 which reflects the immigrant community in California’s education system. Assembly Bill 21 protects access to financial aid for Deferre...

Restrictions bury dream

Restrictions bury dream

September 28, 2016

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