Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago Medical Students Show Support for DREAMER Peers

In a sign of solidarity with their new peers the numerous Stritch School of Medicine student organizations published the following public letter in support of Loyola University Chicago's commitment to accepting undocumented students.
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DACA Gave Me a Little Bit of Faith in Humanity

Maria Ibarra, a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy and former Jesuit Volunteer reflects on the U.S. House of Representative's recent vote to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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DACA: House Members Have Made a Selfish Decision That Harms Everyone

Ultimately without DACA I would not be able to provide for my family and thus my parents would not have a home, I would not be able to travel more freely within the U.S. for my job and I would not have been able to think about savings and building wealth for my future. Without DACA I would not have thought about the possibility of traveling abroad, and quite frankly I would not be fighting alongside my community because I would have had to drop everything to work and survive alongside my family.