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The Washington Post, March 27, 2018
A California sheriff is skirting state ‘sanctuary’ laws to help ICE capture undocumented immigrants
It would “give ICE the ability to basically net all the people who pass through” the jails, Annie Lai, co-director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at the University of California at Irvine, told The Post.

NPR, March 28, 2018
Frustrated Justices Look For A Solution To Gerrymandering
Election expert Rick Hasen, of the University of California, Irvine, said that Kennedy, 81, knows he will not be on the court forever. “It’s put-up-or-shut-up time,” Hasen said. “Either he’s going to say, ‘We’ve got to start policing this’ or he has to recognize that what is going to happen in the next round in 2020 is going to look a lot worse than in this round, that it’s going to be no-holds-barred, squeeze out whatever you can, in favor of your party and against the other party.”

The Press-Enterprise, March 21, 2018
How and why Southern California’s population grew so much in one year
As young families favor the relatively affordable Inland Empire over more expensive coastal living, the populations in Los Angeles and Orange counties gradually will become older, said Susan K. Brown, a professor of sociology at UC Irvine who studies demographic trends. “That will probably affect the human situation in the short run,” she said; with fewer children, schools in those counties could see dwindling enrollment.

Inven Global, March 26, 2018
Mark Deppe: His Efforts to Make Rising Stars like Faker in the Collegiate Esports Scene
Mark Deppe, Acting Director of UCI Esports, has greatly contributed to the installation of the Esports Arena. He regards Esports with the same respect that other sports hold, and believes it can become even bigger in the future.

Entrepreneur, March 26, 2018
6 Ways to Pay the Bills When Pursuing Your Passion
“It used to be that there was a stigma — a shame, of sorts — in gigging on the side. However, with the rise of Uber and its countless part-time drivers, having a side hustle is seen as relatively commonplace nowadays,” says Olga Mizrahi, instructor at UC Irvine ….

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