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Casey Mendoza

Galesburg Reporter

Casey Mendoza graduated last year from Knox College, where she studied political science, journalism, and Chinese language. As a student, Mendoza worked as a photographer and editor of her student newspaper, winning First Place in Multimedia Journalism from the Illinois Collegiate Press Association during her senior year.Currently, Mendoza is also working as a photographer for the Galesburg Register-Mail. She enjoys reading up on politics, watching films, binge-watching television, and tweeting about all of the above.

TSPR Emily Boyer

A federal appeals court has blocked President Trump's executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim majority countries from entering the U.S. The administration is expected to issue a revised travel ban soon.  In the meantime, many colleges and universities are standing by international students.