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Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Stay of Deportation Files First Amendment Lawsuit

Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Stay of Deportation Files First Amendment Lawsuit

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under City News, News, Top Stories

Immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir has been granted a stay of deportation, which allows him to stay in the country at least until his next check-in with ICE on March 15. He has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, claiming ICE deports immigrants for speaking out against the agency.

Decolonization on the Lower East Side

Decolonization on the Lower East Side

By Michael Landes, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

A different sort of exhibition took place at the Museum of Natural History last Monday as the members of several different human rights' groups gathered together to bring attention to the demeaning ways the Museum dealt with the history of America's indigenous peoples.

Changing the Climate of Climate Change

Changing the Climate of Climate Change

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Activist Naomi Klein discusses steps world leaders must take to combat climate change.

Student Coalition Seeks Alternative Funds

Student Coalition Seeks Alternative Funds

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU student activists formed the Alternate Endowment Coalition to combat the university's present endowment distribution.