College students from immigrant families say they're living in scary new world

College students from immigrant families say they're living in scary new world

From the outside, there may be nothing obviously different about college students from immigrant families since President Trump took office. But to the students, the world feels like a much different place. But to the students themselves, whether they are citizens whose parents are undocumented, naturalized citizens or those with DACA – registered under the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for those brought to this country illegally as youth – the world feels like a much different place as they keep up with classes, family, friends and breaking news about immigration crackdowns.

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Lotteries for March 24, 2017

NBA roundup

LeBron James had 32 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their worst defensive outing of the season with a 112-105 Central Division-clinching win over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday.

NHL roundup

John Tavares and Anthony Beauvillier scored in the shootout to lead the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night.

The Cubs curbed their curse — who's next to douse a drought?

The Chicago Cubs ended baseball's longest curse when they won the World Series last year.

Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics

The International Olympic Committee and hockey's governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world's best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday.

OPINION

Welcoming Westerly murals

Butts off beaches

The only butts that should be welcomed at local beaches are those clothed in swimsuits. Keep the cigarette variety away from the sand and shore.

A world in trouble

One of the most counterproductive cuts proposed by President Trump is the plan to slash such “soft power” staples as diplomacy and foreign aid.

Need for impartial review of Russian ties clear

The conduct of intelligence committee chairs and the potential for conflict in the Department of Justice point to the need for an independent panel and a special prosecutor.

Draft drugmakers for war on opioid abuse

Endangering of federal funds to treat opioid abuse signals that it's time to look for more allies. Number one should be companies profiting from the sale of opiate painkillers, as called for in Senate bill.

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