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HCC students advised not to travel abroad

Muslims rally during Muslim Day at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday Jan. 31. Thousands of supporters protected hundreds of Muslims who attended the rally by forming a human chain around them.  Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made no mention of President Donald Trump' temporary ban on immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations during his State of the State address that was going on inside the Capitol. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

February 8, 2017

It has been a long week and a half for individuals from the majority-Muslim countries targeted by President Donald Trump’s now-overturned Executive Order. According to the State Department, the U.S. canceled the visas of up to 60,000 foreigners in the week after the ban on travel. The ban affected...

HCC vote supports dreamers

Supporters of the resolution putting HCC on record as supporting the Texas Dream Act rallied outside the college administrative building before the vote on Thursday. Houston City Council Member Robert Gallegos spoke in favor of the resolution at the rally.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

January 25, 2017

Houston Community College’s governing board approved a resolution Thursday reaffirming its support of the Texas Dream Act. Seven out of nine trustees voted in favor of the resolution, which states that the HCC Board of Trustees “respectfully endorses the continuation of policies and legislation that continue to build Houston and the great State of Texas as leaders in educational access [and] opposes changes to Texas laws on determination of resident status as used in higher education, including but not limited to the Texas Dream Act.”

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