sanctuary campus

The arguments against sanctuary status for Emory University are based on the premise that Emory is a victim, rather than an institution with considerable power and agency. Rather than letting state and federal governments boss it around, as the third ...

There has been a lot of talk about the movement to designate Emory a “Sanctuary Campus” and the potential negative aspects of such a decision. Some say this is a hollow gesture that offers little help with nothing to gain ...

The Emory Sanctuary Coalition called University President Claire E. Sterk’s refusal to declare Emory a “sanctuary campus” as a “lack of courageous leadership” Feb. 7 in the latest of a series of back-and-forth statements between the Coalition and University administration. ...
Demonstrators raise their fists in unison, chanting "We must love one another and protect each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.” / Julia Munslow, Executive Editor

The morning of University President Claire E. Sterk’s inauguration as the 20th president of Emory, about 175 people gathered in front of the Administration Building. But the crowd did not congregate on the Quadrangle in celebration of her inauguration. Instead, ...

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” ...

More than 200 University faculty members called University President Claire E. Sterk to designate Emory a “sanctuary campus” and institute a policy to protect the rights of undocumented students in the third set of requests in less than three months ...

University President Claire E. Sterk reaffirmed Emory’s prior commitment to supporting its undocumented students but will not label the University as a sanctuary campus in response to an Emory Sanctuary Coalition letter calling for Emory to adopt such a designation. ...

Since Trump’s unexpected victory in November, universities across the country faced calls from their students, faculty and staff to call themselves a  “sanctuary campuses” for undocumented students given temporary immigration benefit by the Obama administration in 2012. This week, Emory’s administration ...

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 ...