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Kimmel Demonstrators Protest Trump’s Move to End DACA

Kimmel Demonstrators Protest Trump’s Move to End DACA

By Sayer Devlin and Mack DeGeurin

September 6, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Protestors filled Kimmel to show support for DACA recipients and undocumented students in the wake of the Trump administration's decision to end DACA.

Hearing Hamilton Face Up to Diversity Is Heartening

Hearing Hamilton Face Up to Diversity Is Heartening

By WSN Editorial Board

December 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The idealistic views espoused by Hamilton in his early remarks have now been supplemented with concrete and practical solutions.

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.

Kill Switch Would Protect New Yorkers

Kill Switch Would Protect New Yorkers

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Undocumented immigrants are fearful following Donald Trump’s victory, and New York must act before its IDNYC program is used against residents.

Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

Aid Wanted for Undocumented Financial Aid Program

By Nina Huang, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The NYU community provides feedback on the university's pilot program to help students without documentation.

At Prescott University, Students Fund Undocumented Peers

At Prescott University, Students Fund Undocumented Peers

By Aparna Alankar, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Prescott College is a pioneer in the path towards higher education for undocumented students.

State legislators kill DREAM Act in close vote

State legislators kill DREAM Act in close vote

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

Undocumented students continue to fight for financial aid for their education. The New York State Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act was voted down 29 to 30 last month, which has outraged experts and students in the NYU community. The bill, which would have provided state-...

DREAM team seeks higher education for all

DREAM team seeks higher education for all

February 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Millions of people who have come to the United States seeking safety and opportunity for themselves and their families are unable to obtain legal residential status because of our country’s broken immigration system. This undocumented community contributes to American society every day through it...

Fund provides aid for undocumented students

Fund provides aid for undocumented students

September 5, 2013


Filed under News

A new fund is providing a way for admitted undocumented NYU students to afford the citizenship application fee when asking the government to defer deportation. Alina Das, an NYU School of Law professor and co-director of the Immigration Rights Clinic at the law school, co-founded the initiative, ...

Skirball hosts theatrical support of ‘DREAM Act’

Skirball hosts theatrical support of ‘DREAM Act’

March 11, 2013


Filed under News

A collection of theater artists, educators and activists called the Dream Act Union presented “Dream Acts,” a play portraying the plight of undocumented immigrant students in the United States, at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday. In their portrayal of common yet ...