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Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

Sanctuary Cities and Their Citizens Are Here to Stay

By WSN Editorial Board

March 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Sanctuary city status should be left to individual city officials, not the state or federal government.

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.

President Trump’s Administration Threatens Sanctuary Cities

President Trump’s Administration Threatens Sanctuary Cities

By Arushi Sahay, Contributing Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under News

Trump has threatened the funding of sanctuary cities — how has this affected NYU's sanctuary movement?

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

Cartoon: Time is Ticking

By Aiden Bae, Cartoonist

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Time is ticking for Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Marc Wais, NYU President Andrew Hamilton and Board of Trustees Chairperson William Berkley (from left to right).

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

Hamilton Town Hall Turns Testy

By Arushi Sahay and Sayer Devlin

March 2, 2017


Filed under News

Andrew Hamilton hosted a town hall to take questions from students about affordability, but the discussion quickly turned the sanctuary campus debate.

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

NYU Organizations Offer Safe Spaces for Students Affected by Travel Ban

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, Uncategorized

To compensate for the fact that NYU is not a sanctuary campus, several NYU organizations have been taking steps to protect students affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban.