Monthly Archives: November 2011

Al Jazeera Reporter Visits UCIMC

Franc Contreras, a reporter for Al Jazeera based in Mexico City stopped by the IMC when he was in town. He gave a talk on campus about the drug war in Mexico sponsored by La Casa, the Department for Dept. … Continue reading

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Photos from Troy Davis Rally

These photos were taken at a rally for Troy Davis in front of the alma mater on September 21, 2011 the day he was executed in Georgia.  Credit: Mary Gen Davies.  

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“Secure Communities” Program Adopted by Sheriff Wreaking Havoc in Local Immigrant Community

The “Secure Communities” program being adopted in local counties across the United States has already caused much controversy in its short history. The implementation of Secure Communities by Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh has brought great distraught to several families … Continue reading

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