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Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

Let’s Work Towards Stamping Out Xenophobia

By Devyani Shekhawat, Contributing Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Despite being a country founded by immigrants, xenophobia continues to influence legislation and immigrants' daily lives.

We Must Move Beyond #SanctuaryCampus

We Must Move Beyond #SanctuaryCampus

By WSN Editorial Board

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Instating programs like these would allow students to receive the support they need in the face of potential federal persecution.

Campus politics cannot be discounted at NYU

Campus politics cannot be discounted at NYU

By Christina Coleburn, Senior Editor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Students need to begin playing a greater role in campus politics. Every day, decisions that profoundly affect the student body pass by without student say, particularly in recent years.

Panel gives immigration reform LGBTQ spin

Panel gives immigration reform LGBTQ spin

By Casey Dalrymple

February 12, 2014


Filed under News

A panel gathered at the NYU School of Law’s Furman Hall on Feb. 11 to discuss immigration reform in the context of LGBTQ rights. The lecture, titled Queering the Broken Immigration System, was sponsored by NYU OUTLaw — an organization for LGBTQ law students and allies — and featured lawyers Iv...

Children of undocumented immigrants deserve pathway to citizenship

Children of undocumented immigrants deserve pathway to citizenship

February 12, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

A seemingly benign question baffles about 1.7 million young people who, as children, were brought to the United States by their parents without legal permission — what does it mean to be American? These individuals have grown up in America, identify as Americans and consider America to be their only home. Yet, they are defined as illegals under current immigration policies and barred from employment, military enrollment and...