Tag Archives: illegal immigration

The Marijuana Industry: What’s the Real Problem?

by: Carmelina Forzisi Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employers cannot discriminate based on sex for any aspect of employment.[1] However, even with this federal law in place, “women are [still] the victims in 80% of rapes and sexual assaults that take place in the workplace.”[2] This concern goes a step […]

Under the Shroud of Freedom: The First Amendment Rights of Visitors in the Immigration Detention System

BY: JESSICA BRAUTIGAM Past the outskirts of the city, off an unmarked road, you reach the barbed wire fence line and guarded gate of the detention facility. Leaving your phone and personal belongings behind, you walk through the metal detector and into the lobby. After filling out forms at the guard desk, you are escorted […]

Born In The United States But Not A U.S. Citizen

BY: CASSANDRA PIERRE On August 16, 2015, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump stirred controversy when he announced his immigration policy.[1] Mr. Trump proposed amending the Constitution to end birthright citizenship for children of undocumented immigrants.[2] He argued that birthright citizenship “remains the biggest magnet for illegal immigration.”[3] Opponents of the new proposal reason that birthright […]