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1 Ask your local immigrant
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 119:14, p.03
10/13/2022 Director of Center for Energy & Environmental Education Kamyar Enshayan writes about being from Iran and the experience they have had with a dictatorship government. Enshayan now sees the extremism gaining traction in the U.S. and they are astonished with the amount of people who tolerate it and even vote for elected officials who encourage it; photo.
2 UNI professor aims to make a life long impact on his students
Inman--Maddie (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:20, p.4
11/4/2021 Professor David Hernandez-Saca hopes to make an impact on his students.
3 Putting the blame on the border control game
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.03
4/1/2021 The author criticizes the actions of politicians -- the movement of blame from one person to another, the misinformation, and the distractions and deceptions.
4 Candidate Julian Castro visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.01
10/28/2019 Democratic presidential candidate, Julian Castro visited UNI on October 24 in the College Eye Room of Maucker Union; photo.
5 Candidate Tom Steyer visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.02
10/24/2019 Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer came to UNI and held a discussion with faculty, UNI students, and community members at Maucker Union. Around 30 people were in attendance and it was a smaller gathering compared to the other rallies held at UNI. While at the meeting, Steyer asked those in attendance to tell him what they were most concerned about and then responded to them all. He shared his plans and ideas for the future; photo.
6 LTE: We need to support immigrants from all backgrounds
Castrejon--Adalberto (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.03
10/21/2019 The Letter to the Editor was written by Adalberto Castrejon. Castrejon is a fourth year marketing major and president of the UNI chapter of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity. Castrejon writes about the need to support immigrants of all backgrounds and its importance.
7 Jepson Forum on immigration and tariffs
Mass--Emma'Le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.01
9/30/2019 The annual Jepson Forum took place inside Schindler Education Center on September 26th, 2019, and honored Lawrence Jepson, an immigrant from Denmark by discussing immigration and tariffs; photo.
8 Border security is common sense
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 115:42, p.03
3/11/2019 Colin Horning discusses the history of border security rhetoric and and the opposition to the Trump Administration.
9 First district candidates sound off
Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018), Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.01
11/5/2018 An overview of Congress candidates Rod Blum and Abby Finkenauer and their stances on issues.
10 UNI signs DREAMer legislation support letter
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:18, p.02
10/26/2017 UNI is taking an official stance to protect UNI Dreamers, which are individuals enrolled in DACA. UNI signed a letter, along with 800 other colleges and universities, in support of legislative action to permanently protect Dreamers.
11 Guest columnist highlights immigrants' contribution
Hernandez--Juan Jose (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:13, p.03
10/9/2017 Guest columnist Juan Hernandez, President of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity Inc., discuses immigration and being more tolerant of others differences; photo.
12 DACA and documentation discussed
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.02
9/25/2017 A forum titled "Immigration 101: DACA, Documentation, and the Importance of Immigrants in Our Community", was held at UNI. The forum featured speakers and panelists; photo.
13 Columnist responds to DACA opinion piece
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017), Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.03
9/18/2017 Collumnist Wolfe responds to the article "DACA: Failure from the start" by Leziga Barikor. Wolfe feels that DACA is a good program but there needs to be a way for undocumented Americans to gain citizenship; photo.
14 DACA: Failure from the start
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.03
9/14/2017 Columnist Leziga Barikor gives her opinion on DACA and DACA Dreamers; photo.
15 DACA dreamers close to home
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 Hundreds gather on Main Street to protest President Trump's repeal of DACA. There are several speakers, including UNI students; photo.
16 NISG releases statement concerning DACA
White--Jamal (Student--2014), Bernhard--Tristan (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.03
9/7/2017 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) is reaching out to anyone who DACA might effect. They urge affected students to get help from NISG or the International Students and Scholars Office; photo.
17 Road to citizenship
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:52, p.1
4/23/2015 140 people from 53 countries gained their citizenship at the Maucker Union; photo.
18 Welcoming immigrants as citizens
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/21/2014 UNI hosted its fourth naturalization ceremony, welcoming immigrants as citizens of the United States. The naturalization process takes 9-12 months. Participants in the ceremony were eager to become citizens; photo.
19 UNI to host U.S. citizenship ceremony
Public Relations News Release 2012:269, p.1
4/12/2013 Over on hundred people will become citizens at the UNI citizenship oath ceremony. This is the third annual citizenship oath ceremony to take place at UNI. The event is sponsored by the UNI New Iowans Center.
20 UNI to host U.S. citizenship ceremony
Public Relations News Release 2011:277, p.1
4/12/2012 Over 50 people will take part in becoming U.S. citizens as part of the U.S. Citizenship Ceremony hosted at UNI.
21 Grassley holds Q and A with students
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:49, p.1
4/10/2012 Senator Charles Grassley visited a human relations class and answered student questions dealing with immigration, education, and health care; photo.
22 'The Wall Street Journal' reporter to discuss immigration policy at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2011:251, p.1
4/2/2012 Reporter for the New York Times, Miriam Jordan, will discuss immigration.
23 UNI Museums to host speaker on immigration and race
Public Relations News Release 2011:211, p.1
3/13/2012 The UNI Museums will host speaker and UNI professor Mark Grey to talk on immigration and race.
24 'Carne Viva' based on Postville factory raid
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.6
10/11/2011 Jennifer Cooley and Karen Mitchell have written a play based on interviews with workers from the Postville Agriprocessors plant. The play provides a chance for self-reflection on immigration and to view a different culture's response; photo.
25 "I pledge allegiance"
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.1
3/8/2011 Seventy-one people from thirty three countries became U. S. citizens in a ceremony held in Maucker Union; photo.
26 Mark Grey discusses immigration in Iowa
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.2
3/4/2011 Mexican immigration exploded in the early 1990's. Mexicans cross the border because of the lack of jobs, poor education, and because following the passage of the North American Free Trade Act, farmers could not compete; photo.
27 UNI to host the Iowa premiere of Postville raid documentary film.
Public Relations News Release 2010:196, p.1
1/31/2011 The movie details the raid on Agriprocessors Inc., the largest kosher slaughterhouse and meat packing plant in the country, by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
28 UNI announces third webinar in Panther Speakers Series
Public Relations News Release 2010:133, p.1
11/9/2010 The program will offer a free webinar "Health Literacy in a Changing America," presented by Michele Devlin, professor and director of the Iowa Center for Health Disparities and Mark Grey, professor and director of the Iowa Center on Immigrant Leadership.
29 UNI gives back to community through cultural competency workshops
Public Relations News Release 2010:88, p.1
10/7/2010 The Immigration and Migration Studies Program is an interdisciplinary initiative that promotes applied research, teaching and model campus-community partnerships at the local, national, and global level. Workshops are led by Michele Devlin and Mark Grey.
30 UNI debate team discusses employment based visas for immigrants
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:4, p.1
9/10/2010 Increasing the number of immigration employment visas was the topic of a debate held on campus; photo.
31 UNI hosts immigration interpreter from Postville raids
Public Relations News Release 2009:304, p.1
3/1/2010 Erik Camayd-Freixas, a federally certified interpreter who translated at the federal hearings in Waterloo after the 2008 immigration raid at Agri-Processors, Inc. in Postville, will participate in two events about "The Postville Story."
32 Lt. Gov. Judge to honor UNI professors with One Iowa Award Thursday, Oct. 1
Public Relations News Release 2009:89, p.1
9/30/2009 Lt. Gov. Patty Judge will honor Michelle Devlin and Mark Grey during a special ceremony in the Commons Ballroom. Devlin and Grey established the Iowa Center on Immigrant Leadership and Integration in 2001.
33 Events analyze 2008 raid in Postville
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.1
5/1/2009 The U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid on the slaughterhouse and meatpacking plant in Postville will be the focus of a conference and teaching event, include panel discussions, presentations, and the showing of a documentary; photo.
34 UNI faculty produce DVD on immigration and education
Public Relations News Release 2008:281, p.1
12/22/2008 Associate professors of educational leadership, Nick Pace and Vickie Robinson, have produced a DVD that examines the impact of immigration on schools in Iowa. The DVD is called, "The Changing Face of Iowa: The Response of Five School Districts."
35 Comparison of the presidential candidates
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.4
9/19/2008 Views of Barack Obama and John McCain on subprime mortgages, immigration, and President Bush's economics; photo.
36 Professor speaks about good side of immigration
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.1
2/29/2008 Harvard professor George Borjas spoke on immigration issues.
37 Harvard professor to address immigration and economics on February 26 at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:420, p.1
2/11/2008 George Borjas will be speaking February 26.
38 Immigration
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.8
11/13/2007 Warning concerning the dangers of immigration.
39 "How to fix the country" response
Schoonhoven--Andrew T. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.6
8/31/2007 Author responds to previous letter to the editor concerning deportation. Comments on GPS use in mines.
40 How to fix the country
Baxter--Brittney (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.7
8/28/2007 Solution suggested to immigration problem and dangers of coal mining; close the mines and create an industrial hemp market for bio fuel, textiles, and other products; photo.
41 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/23/2006 The Teaching Immigrants English program provides an opportunity for students to volunteer as English tutors for immigrants and refugee children in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area.
42 Bush's failings are helping block borders
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:58, p.5
6/23/2006 Commentary on the decisions concerning illegal immigration from Mexico.
43 U.S.-Mexican relations and immigration subject for panel at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/13/2006 Immigration will be the topic for a panel discussion at the Center for Multicultural Education.
44 Tuesday, Nov. 1
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/31/2005 "The Iowa Experience" will be presented by Lifelong University; program deals with migration.
45 Helping immigrants adapt to new home
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:36, p.1
2/11/2005 Alfonso Aguilar, chief of the United State Office of Citizenship and Immigration Services, spoke on the importance of immigrants to our country; photo.
46 UNI releases study on immigrant/refugee businesses in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
12/16/2004 Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and Integration, formerly known as the New Iowans Project releases study.
47 Isn't it ironic? Don't you think?
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:26, p.5
12/3/2004 Examines irony in current political issues.
48 Iowa's future may depend on immigrant population
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:20, p.3
11/5/2004 Describes immigration as helpful to Iowa's economy by bolstering a declining population.
49 UNI to host conference on immigration issues
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/20/2004 New Iowans program will hold a conference entitled "Welcoming Iowa's Future" on October 20.
50 Koch attends UN conference, puts UNI on the map
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:6, p.1
9/17/2004 Susan Koch attends United Nations conference on how universities can promote democracy worldwide; photo.


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