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Learning to Thank My Parents, One Phone Call at a Time

Learning to Thank My Parents, One Phone Call at a Time

By Janice Lee, Opinion Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, University Life

Calling your parents may be a small gesture, but can express your gratitude to them in more ways than you would think.

Every Immigrant Has a Different Story

Every Immigrant Has a Different Story

By Wayne Chen, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Too many immigrants are profiled to fit an universal immigration experience and persona. Yet, as an immigrant who also strongly identifies as an American, we must stop profiling immigrants.

NYU Students Walk Out to Clean the Dream Act

NYU Students Walk Out to Clean the Dream Act

By Miranda Levingston, News Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story, University News

On Thursday afternoon, approximately 60 students walked out of class to protest Donald Trump's repeal of DACA, and to support a new "Clean" Dream Act to protect undocumented child immigrants.

The Immigration Issue

The Immigration Issue

By Jemima McEvoy and Yasmin Gulec

October 10, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story, Uncategorized

The Immigration Issue aims to look at the various experiences immigrants to the United States go through during their decision, documentation, arrival and grind.

Immigration from a Human Perspective

Immigration from a Human Perspective

By Martine Duffy, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People do not immigrate illegally for fun. It is dangerous, it is terrifying, it is traumatically disruptive to a person’s life.

New Talk Between President Trump and Democrats on DACA Reform In Progress

New Talk Between President Trump and Democrats on DACA Reform In Progress

By WSN Editorial Board

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump's willingness to negotiate DACA policies with Democrats is a good sign.

Trump is Wrong on DACA

Trump is Wrong on DACA

By Melanie Pineda, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It is irresponsible to view DACA recipients as merely statistics more than anything else.

DACA Decision Shows Lack of Leadership

DACA Decision Shows Lack of Leadership

By Allison De La Bastida, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Congress, now, have a chance to retaliate for failing to pass the DREAM Act, which would have resolved undocumented immigration issue years ago. This is the time to make all those voices supporting DACA come into one and defend those 800,000 kids.

Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

Emergency Rally for Muslim and Immigrant Rights Held in Washington Square Park

By Jemima McEvoy and Sayer Devlin

January 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Story

After President Donald Trump signed executive orders concerning immigration, thousands of protestors congregated at Washington Square Park for an emergency rally.

Obama must act on immigration reform

Obama must act on immigration reform

April 8, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

In the State of the Union address in January, President Barack Obama reiterated his commitment to passing immigration reform that would finally provide protection and a path to citizenship for the estimated 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. According to reports by The New York Times,...

Cuban immigration reforms will prove ineffective and dangerous

Cuban immigration reforms will prove ineffective and dangerous

February 7, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Have you ever met a Cuban at NYU? Perhaps you know someone of Cuban decent, but meeting a student who grew up in Cuba remains almost as unlikely as meeting one from North Korea. This is mainly due to the formerly restrictive immigration policies of the Cuban government, which rendered traveling outside...