DACA

DACA Teach-In offers Brophy DREAMers outlet to discuss issue
By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy community gathered in the Harper Great Hall in support of DREAMers Feb. 15 at the DACA Teach- In, one component of a larger-scale effort on campus to learn and act against the repeal of DACA. According to USCIS.gov, DACA is an American immigration policy that allows minors “who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration…
OPINIONS: Federal Grants should not require legal status
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Although undocumented students can obtain some sort of financial help for college through some scholarships, they are automatically ineligible for federal grants due to their residency status. However, many students have made significant contributions to this country that they view as their home, and every student who has lived in the United States two to three years should qualify for federal grants. One…
OPINIONS: Politics in class, growth or distraction?
By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP We’ve probably all been there. In the midst of a classroom discussion, that awkward moment arises; politics enters the conversation unexpectedly. Is this an opportunity for growth or a distraction? To help answer this question, Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan was interviewed to explore his perspectives, as well as an anonymous Brophy student who has experienced this situation first-hand. Mr. Ryan was asked for…
Diversity: Brophy reaction to the termination of DACA
By Andrew Jordan ’18 THE ROUNDUP On Sept. 5 2017, on behalf of President Donald Trump, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the termination of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Brophy President Ms. Adria Renke and Principal Mr. Bob Ryan quickly responded to the decision in a letter sent to the Brophy community. “Many current Brophy students, alumni, and their families have benefited from the temporary relief…