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Rep. Rodney Davis supports refugee background checks

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 19, 2015

Rep. Rodney Davis, R-13, voted in support of the American Security Against Foreign Enemies, SAFE, Act on Thursday. The act aims to establish background checks for Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking admittance into the United States, according to a press release from Davis' office.“I hope President Obama will reconsider his threat to veto this important legislation and instead work wit...

UI panelists discuss immigration and campus views

By Aaron Navarro

November 6, 2015

When it comes to immigration, has the media got you ‘Trumped’?That was the question posed by Anthropology Leaders hosting this year’s second “Taboo Talk” Thursday night in Lincoln Hall.EJ The talk was co-sponsored by the Latina/Latino Studies Department, La Casa Cultural Latina and La Colectiva,...