Maybe it’s the yoga. Or maybe it’s her natural serenity. But more than likely, it’s Angie Liao’s knowledge that being frazzled does nothing to advance the human rights issues that fuel her near-unparalleled commitment to the lives of the people around her. Despite the constant bustle of the many pass...
NYU does not have the authority to defy the federal government, and barring future court rulings regarding the deportations and the travel ban it is likely that it never will. Instead of trying to turn the university into a sovereign entity within the state of New York, these misguided protesters would be better off using their time and resources to combat unjust travel bans in a more informed, constructive context.Read more »
While what students' concerns are extremely important, hijacking an event meant to help address another very large issue on campus is not a smart way to create a constructive dialogue.Read more »
NYU senior Alexander Lu's thesis film "Paper Daughters" creates a personal interpretation of what was once American history during the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 — and what, with threats of increased immigration regulation, may come to be again.Read more »
Senator Jeff Sessions was recently confirmed by the Senate for Attorney General, despite controversy over his past stances. With his appointment, conflicts are expected in blue areas like New York City.Read more »
Rally attenders gathered in Washington Square Park to demonstrate support against the recent actions regarding immigration.Read more »
Through its Immigrant Defense Initiative, the NYU School of Law is working diligently to defend all student who have been or will be affected by President Trump's executive orders regarding immigration.Read more »
Following President Donald Trump's executive order that restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely, many are speaking out against these actions — the fashion industry among them. Ricardo Seco showcased ...
With the executive orders on immigration, the need for NYU to declare a sanctuary campus is more critical than ever.Read more »
Despite President Andrew Hamilton's letter after the sanctuary campus walkout in November, NYU has not been declared an official sanctuary campus. NYU Sanctuary, a coalition of students and faculty, is working to change that.Read more »
New Yorkers took to the streets again on Sunday to protest President Trump's recent executive orders on immigration.Read more »
Despite being a country founded by immigrants, xenophobia continues to influence legislation and immigrants' daily lives.Read more »