Students push protection for undocumented residents

Students push protection for undocumented residents

In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises to crack down on illegal immigration and deport millions of undocumented residents, students at UTD are petitioning the university to protect information about undocumented students from the federal government. During his campaign, Trump said he would stop the Deferred Action for Childhood...

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Obama leaves behind improved, changing country

As the presidential election winds down, the country is preparing for the inevitable beginning of a new administration and an uncertain future. But before judging the next potential leaders of the free world, it’s necessary to take a look at their predecessor. When citizens elected Barack Obama, a relatively young...

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More party platforms needed to represent Americans

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the party that 43 percent of U.S. citizens affiliated with was not identified correctly. The Mercury regrets this error. Recent election has made it apparent current two-party system doesn’t serve needs of American populace sufficiently The 2016 election season has revealed an identity crisis...

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