Tag: Immigration

Trump’s El Salvador Decision Advances Inhumane Trend

Trump’s El Salvador Decision Advances Inhumane Trend

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01/17/2018

The Trump administration announced last week that it would end the government’s protections that have allowed certain Salvadorans to live in the United States without fear of deportation. These protections, created by the second Bush administration, allowed the U.S. to admit some 200,000 Salvadorans under the Homeland Security Department’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program  in the…

University files amicus brief

University files amicus brief

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04/13/2017

Georgetown joined 30 other universities in filing an amicus brief in opposition to President Trump’s recent executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority countries. An amicus brief is a document filed in appeals court by groups or people with an interest in a case, but who are not directly involved in the proceedings. In the…

University files amicus brief

University files amicus brief

By:
04/13/2017

Georgetown joined thirty other universities in filing an amicus brief in opposition to President Trump’s recent executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority countries. An amicus brief is a document filed in appeals court by groups or people with an interest in a case, but who are not directly involved in the proceedings. In the…

Carrying On: An Open Letter to Latino Immigrants

Carrying On: An Open Letter to Latino Immigrants

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03/17/2017

Before his joint session speech to Congress on Feb. 28, Donald Trump called for a “compromise” on immigration. This move came in light of increased U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids and deportations. But while Trump built much of his campaign around the promise to have ICE deport the “bad hombres,” these raids have…

The Migrant Experience: Reflections from El Paso, Texas

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03/19/2015

Last week, I went to El Paso, Texas with twelve other Georgetown students on an Alternative Breaks trip. I left without any real expectations, except that it was something vaguely about immigration—an intractable, mysterious issue, which, like gun rights, abortion, and race, seemed to divide this country and have had no satisfactory solutions. We stayed…

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