The President’s executive action constitutes a big step forward

On Thursday, President Barack Obama unveiled executive action that could offer protection for about 4 million from deportation in the United States. Under the plan, those eligible would be required to register themselves with the government, undergo a federal background check and begin paying taxes in exchange for a protected status from deportation for up to three years.

In immigration speech, Obama outlined a plan that falls short

President Barack Obama’s speech on immigration overhaul last Thursday didn’t do much to further the conversation. Though the plan he outlined has its merits, the greatest weakness is that no matter how impactful, it’s still only temporary. In a controversial act that has some critics crying abuse of powers, Obama took executive action by deferring […]

Open for business

Prospective students and their parents gather around an informational tent in Hahn Plaza at USC’s Discover USC Fall Open House, a day-long event held on Sunday. Information sessions were held on campus life, the process of admissions, academics and financial aid. Attendees could also go on tours of campus and meet with faculty.