Law

The border wall

Thousands of asylum seekers left waiting at the US-Mexico border

 A new U.S. policy has left thousands waiting to request asylum in Mexican border cities since the summer of 2018.

Amber in front of a fountain

What's in a name?

New tool streamlines students' ability to express their preferred name, gender and orientation across campus.

Hands holding up a #MeToo sign

How has #MeToo changed the way we live?

A new study provides insight into three questions that are central to today’s media coverage of #MeToo.

A group of people discussing family detention

Taking the border crisis to heart

Students and faculty assist mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S.

Person looking online for a mortgage

Minority homebuyers face widespread statistical lending discrimination

A study of mortgage lending finds African American and Latino borrowers continue to be charged higher interest rates.

Viridiana Chabolla stands in a courtroom, smiles

Her dream? To call the US home

Viridiana Chabolla, DACA recipient and law student, felt defeated by the 2017 rescission of the program — until she joined the lawsuit challenging it.

Refugees in Greece

New website amplifies refugee voices amid immigration crackdowns

Researchers map the perilous ordeals of thousands of displaced people through personal stories.

Children at an immigrant family separation protest in Phoenix

Trump and Sessions can end immigrant family separations without Congress’ help

Current immigration laws give the executive branch considerable discretion.

UC Berkeley Saru Jayaraman

The problem with tips

Ninety percent of women in tipped service jobs experience sexual harassment. Can Saru Jayaraman change it?

solitary UC Santa Cruz

Canada's landmark ruling against solitary confinement

Psychology professor Craig Haney provided the scientific foundation for the court's sweeping decision.

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