Undocumented Student’s Arrest a Cautionary Tale

The Texas Tribune is taking a yearlong look at the issues of border security and immigration, reporting on the reality and rhetoric around these topics.  Almost seven years ago, Raul Zamora, a 19-year-old University of Texas at Austin student, was driving down Robert Dedman Drive when campus police pulled him over for a broken taillight. They discovered there was … Continue reading Undocumented Student’s Arrest a Cautionary Tale

Student leaders use the Civil Rights Summit as an opportunity to discuss issues

The Daily Texan As the University prepares for the Civil Rights Summit, a number of student organizations agree that civil rights — including issues of immigration, LGBTQ rights, human trafficking and equality for African-American students — are still a topic for discussion today. Heriberto Perez, historian for the University Leadership Initiative and radio-television-film and computer science … Continue reading Student leaders use the Civil Rights Summit as an opportunity to discuss issues