Freedom University

The executive director of Freedom University Georgia, an organization that advocates for and provides free college-level education and resources for undocumented students in Georgia, criticized Emory’s decision to not designate itself as a “sanctuary campus” as “a public relations strategy” ...

Emory University will comply with federal law in any measures it takes to support its undocumented students, according to a Nov. 29 University statement following a threat from State Rep. Earl Ehrhart of Cobb County to withhold state funding from ...
Laura Emiko Soltis, Freedom University

The following op-ed was submitted by Lamija Grbic, a member of Freedom at Emory, and written as a collaborative piece with the group’s members. February 1, 2016 commemorated the 56th anniversary of the non-violent sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina, where ...
Emory professor of African American Studies Carol Anderson raised her hands in reference to the protests against violence against black people in
Ferguson, Missouri at a panel to discuss parallels between the civil rights and undocumented students rights movements. Photo by Thomas Han / Photo Editor

How do the struggles of the undocumented hearken back to the Civil Rights Movement? A panel explored that question as part of Emory’s week-long celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday night. The King Week discussion titled “Dreamers: Yesterday, ...
Our Opinion

Last Wednesday, a panel hosted by student initiative Freedom at Emory, an organization founded in response to Emory’s current policy regarding undocumented students, brought together both documented and undocumented students in a discussion of current policies limiting the latter’s right ...
During “Freedom Fighters Speak,” an event hosted by the campus group Freedom at Emory 
University, six panelists held a discussion on undocumented students in Harland Cinema on Wednesday night. | Photo by Jason Oh, Staff Photographer

By Emily Lim Staff Writer Faculty and students gathered Wednesday night to discuss issues faced by undocumented students in pursuing higher education in Georgia in an event titled “Freedom Fighters Speak: Undocumented Youth and Higher Education in Georgia.” The event, ...
Photo courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons.

Dear Emory community, We, the students of the Freedom at Emory initiative, are writing this letter to bring attention to the current situation that undocumented students face as residents of the United States and outline what Emory University can do ...
Illustration by Mariana Hernandez

Immigration became a hot topic again this summer when national headlines proclaimed abuses at the border. Although the discussion of immigration reform has been ubiquitous in the media for the past few years, neither Arizona’s notorious racial profiling bill, SB ...