Border News

A student-powered news site on immigration

Welcome to our student-powered news site for the Border News Project, a collaboration between NewsTrust and five schools from across the U.S.: Santa Clara University, San Francisco State University, University of Alabama, University of Nevada Reno, and Columbia College.

From September through November 2010, we worked together to find good (and bad) journalism for our Immigration News Hunt. Read more on the NewsTrust Blog.

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Featured Story

Republicans stall immigration Dream Act

Republican lawmakers on Tuesday stalled a Senate measure to allow children of undocumented immigrants to get on a path to citizenship, and accused the Obama administration of seeking amnesty for illegal immigrants through administrative changes ...
Posted by Thomas Jurich
NT Rating: 3.5

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We’d love to hear what you think of this experiment. What did you learn about immigration on Border News? Which stories were most informative for you? How is the NewsTrust service working for you? Please share your thoughts with other students here.

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You can also follow our activity on Twitter using the hashtag "#bordernews."

Resources For Students

Here are some resources on good journalism for students participating in the News Hunt:

For SCU Students: For All Students: See also: Read more about this project on the NewsTrust Blog. Check the results of our earlier Immigration News Hunt with USA Today.
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