undocumented students

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. ...

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. ...

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 Loses Motion to Dismiss Retirement Lawsuit EMORY — Emory lost a motion to dismiss a lawsuit May 10, filed by former and current Emory University and Emory Healthcare employees, that claims the University has breached its fiduciary responsibilities for ...

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 ...

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 ...