Immigration

President Donald J. Trump has an unfortunate penchant for acting impulsively on complex and sensitive issues. Trump’s tendency for sweeping and usually unclear statements leaves the public outraged and with many unanswered questions. The Trump administration’s announcement to disband Deferred ...

On Sept. 5, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a statement rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program created by the Obama administration in June 2012 to address the large number of undocumented immigrants who have grown up in ...

This is the first installment of the “Round table” series, which aims to clarify and explain modern issues by compiling interviews with individuals who specialize in relevant areas. Nearly 800,000 individuals could be deported after President Donald J. Trump’s administration ...

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 ...

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 ...