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Leida Cisneros (21C) was seven years old when she walked from El Salvador to the U.S., crossing deserts and the Rio Grande to reunite with her family and pursue the American Dream. Cisneros’s father had already migrated to the U.S. ...

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Nov. 7, according to The New York Times. According to his resignation letter, Sessions resigned after President Donald J. Trump requested him to step down. Trump selected ...

Judge Upholds Full Restoration of DACA A D.C. federal judge upheld an order to the U.S. government to restore and continue accepting applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program after finding that the Trump administration has failed ...

Iran. Libya. North Korea. Somalia. Syria. Venezuela. Yemen. After the Supreme Court’s ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, individuals from these seven countries will be restricted from entering the United States out of a concern for national security. Debates about constitutional ...

Cox Hall Clock Tower to Honor MLK In honor of the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, the Cox Hall Clock Tower will chime 39 times on April 4 at 7:05 p.m., according to Associate ...

Emory Acquires Obama Inaugural Poet’s Papers The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library acquired a new collection of papers from poet Richard Blanco, who delivered his poem “One Today” at former U.S. President Barack Obama’s inauguration in ...

DeKalb County Votes to Relocate Confederate Monument The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted 6-1 Jan. 23 to move the Confederate monument currently located in the center of Decatur Square, a few miles away from Emory’s Atlanta campus. The commissioners ...

Bottoms Inaugurated as 60th Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms was sworn in as Atlanta’s 60th mayor Jan. 2 after her opponent, Mary Norwood (74C), who requested a recount and challenged the results of the runoff election, conceded Dec. 20, 2017. ...

Emory, along with 18 other universities, filed an amicus curiae brief Nov. 1 challenging the September rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The 19-page brief, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of ...