Articles tagged: Immigration
We need to fight Biden’s proposed “asylum ban.” Here’s how you can.
Vocal, visible public opposition to the proposed policy is imperative. The proposal is currently in its public comment period, which will expire on March 27th. During this period, any member of the public can submit a statement with their thoughts on the proposed policy.
The Voice sits down with Beto O’Rourke
The Voice sits down with Beto O’Rourke to discuss America's political environment, gun reform, and immigration.
Georgetown responded to ICE regulations against international students. Some say it isn’t enough to ensure their success.
In wake of the Trump administration’s travel ban, attempts to disassemble DACA, and crackdown on immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border came another attempt to curb immigration—this time directed towards international... Read more
Defend DACA, but aim for reform
In 2012, President Barack Obama made a promise to undocumented immigrants in the United States. With his passage of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (DACA), undocumented people who... Read more
Trump official forced to leave immigration event
This story was updated on Oct. 16. Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan was confronted by protestors and forced to leave an immigration policy conference at the Georgetown... Read more
Global Beats: Flash of the Spirit Worldwide Sound Festival Comes to Georgetown
Throughout October, Multiflora Productions is presenting the second annual Flash of the Spirit Worldwide Sound Festival, a celebration of immigrant communities through music. Groups native to countries such as Ethiopia,... Read more
Panel discusses intersections of disability and immigration
A panel featuring disability advocates met in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room on Sept. 17 to discuss disability and immigration policy in the United States. It was moderated... Read more
Trump’s El Salvador Decision Advances Inhumane Trend
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,... Read more
University files amicus brief
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... Read more
Carrying On: An Open Letter to Latino Immigrants
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... Read more
Dividing Lines: Reflections on the Inherent Violence of Borders
A powerful scene (and there are many) in Alfonso Cuarón’s Children of Men goes something like this. In 2027, a xenophobic and nationalist Britain regularly raids entire housing complexes in... Read more
The Migrant Experience: Reflections from El Paso, Texas
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... Read more