Topic: Veronica Vargas Stidvent

University Experts Available for Analysis of U.S. Debt Ceiling and Deficit Situation Issues

July 29, 2011

The United States is expected to hit its debt ceiling on or near Aug. 2 and no deal is in place from Congress to raise the debt ceiling. Economics experts in and out of government have said that if we reach Aug. 2 without having passed legislation to raise the debt ceiling, the U.S. will at worst default on its $1.3 trillion debt and likely will have to stop funding government expenditures.

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Friends of Subiendo Academy Help Double Student Enrollment for Leadership Training Program at The University of Texas at Austin

April 4, 2011

An expanded group of donors, impressed by the success of the Subiendo Academy for Rising Leaders program at The University of Texas at Austin last summer, has provided $250,000 in funding to double the number of high school students who can participate during the summer of 2011. Enrollment for the June 12-16 session has been expanded to include 100 students from throughout Texas.

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Impact of undocumented workers on unemployment

Aug. 23, 2010

In this sixth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Veronica Vargas Stidvent, director of the Center for Politics and Governance at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, discusses the impact of undocumented workers on unemployment.

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Influence and reform of birthright citizenship in U.S.

Aug. 23, 2010

In this sixth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Veronica Vargas Stidvent, director of the Center for Politics and Governance at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, discusses the influence and reform of birthright citizenship in U.S.

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Immigration debate not defined by partisan politics

Aug. 23, 2010

In this sixth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Veronica Vargas Stidvent, director of the Center for Politics and Governance at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, discusses why the traditional left-right political breakdown doesn't apply on immigration issues.

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