• Considering Affirmative Action and Asian-Americans
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    In wake of Harvard v. Students for Fair Admissions, which ruled that Harvard’s admission process was “a very fine admissions program”, many have raised objections against affirmative action again, arguing that the policy disproportionately harms Asian American students during the college application process.

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  • Faces of the New American Citizen
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    On August 12, USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli held a press conference where he announced new regulations on legal immigration that would come into effect on October 15. The bill mainly expanded on the status of “public charge” as a determinant of the citizenship application progress.

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How Partisan Politics are Shaping the Future Through Education

It’s not a national secret that the quality of public education is unequal across the United States. While the U.S. Department of Education directs federal financial aid, collects data on American schools, and advocates for equal access to education across the nation, the federal government only provides for about 8 percent of the total capital spent on education every year, making states responsible for the majority of financing. Read more →

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