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Congressional leaders fail to act by DACA deadline

Andrea Guzman

March 6, 2018

Filed under News

The deadline for Congress to pass legislation surrounding Dreamers, people who were brought to the U.S. illegally at a young age, passed Monday. Students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status rallied in a week of ...

1952 Naturalization Act should not determine immigration policies today

Erin Downey

November 30, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

In Nov. 2014, President Barack Obama announced a series of executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border. These actions included deporting felons instead of families and requiring certain undocumented immigrants to p...

Continue to #PrayforParis but don’t forget to #PrayforKenya

November 16, 2015

Filed under Viewpoints

Every week the editorial board reflects on a current issue in Our View. The position taken does not reflect the opinions of everyone on the Hilltop Views staff. Amid the outpour of empathy and heartache for the attacks on Paris...

Supreme Court’s same-sex decision not enough

October 6, 2014

Filed under Viewpoints

Every week the editorial board reflects on a current issue in Our View. The position taken does not reflect the opinions of everyone on the Hilltop Views staff.On Monday, the United States Supreme Court decided not to review a...

Arguments against same-sex marriage by Utah unjustified

Viewpoints Editor

January 25, 2014

Filed under Viewpoints

Utah is currently locked in an ongoing battle over the constitutionality of same-sex marriages. Same-sex marriages were allowed in Utah for a short amount of time after federal Judge Robert J. Shelby struck down the voter-app...

Federal government considers validity of state voter ID laws

Staff Writer

September 10, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court heard Shelby County v. Holder, which challenged the constitutionality of Section 4 and 5 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). Section 4 establishes the coverage formula, a set of criteria based o...

Supreme Court Justice promotes new book in Austin

Reporter

January 30, 2013

Filed under News

Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court Justice who recently swore in Vice President Joe Biden at the presidential inauguration, appeared in an Austin taping of the PBS show "Overheard with Evan Smith." Sotomayor was promoting “...

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