Immigration

Emory University signed its second amicus curiae brief in two months opposing President Donald J. Trump’s immigration policy, joining a coalition of 30 other U.S. universities filing against Trump’s revised executive order on immigration. The brief was filed March 31 ...

Emory Expands Summer Housing for International Students EMORY  — The Office of International Student Life (OISL) sent an email Monday to all international students in response to “unease and anxiety” surrounding “immigration, travel bans and work visas,” expanding eligibility for ...
U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera reads poetry at the Schwartz Center Feb. 19. / Christine Song, Staff

At five years old, U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera watched border patrol arrive at a neighbor’s home, pull the family into a van and leave. Nearly 60 years later, he still remembers that day. “Everything was just left,” he ...

Most of the time, we don’t think about the legal distinctions that separate us from our co-workers, friends and neighbors. With the recent actions of President Trump, those differences have suddenly become woefully apparent. There are students on Emory’s campus ...

Emory University and 16 other universities filed a Feb. 13 amicus curiae brief opposing President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on immigration in a New York federal district court case. The 34-page brief said the travel ban prevented some students ...

University President Claire E. Sterk, with 47 other college presidents, signed a letter Feb. 2 denouncing President Donald J. Trump’s recent executive order on immigration. Sterk’s endorsement of the letter, which deemed the order a threat “to both American higher ...

“I feel devastated,” Emory University School of Medicine Cardiology Fellow Heval Mohamed Kelli said when asked about his reaction to President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on immigration. “I would’ve never been able to do today what I did 15 ...
College senior Dennis Kamara (top) and College senior Harpreet Singh (bottom) sign march organizer and College freshman Ruhika Prasad's bed sheet. / Matthew Hammond, Staff

About 70 Emory affiliates gathered in Asbury Circle in a demonstration against President Donald J. Trump’s policies two days after his executive order on immigration. Some at the Sunday protest shared personal stories about the past and present effects of ...

I have a name, though some Americans simply think of me as illegal. Their frustration with the nation’s current state of affairs means they are willing to strip their fellow humans of their names and decry their entire existence as ...