Topic: Immigration

University faces criticism for journalism syllabus

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University faces criticism for journalism syllabus

April 12, 2018 0 comments

Community members have criticized and expressed disappointment in the University after it publicly emerged last week that the course, INTL 1802W: “International Journalism” asked students to find and profile DACA recipients living in Providence.

Alan Pelaez Lopez, Rommy Torrico, Soultree and Felipe Baeza spoke about art’s role in immigration activism and the intersection of queerness and immigration status.

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Queer, trans artists discuss undocumented experiences

March 2, 2018 0 comments

“For me, (art) was a way to quiet the demons inside, whether it was rage or anger or feeling lost,” said Rommy Torrico, an undocumented, queer and trans visual artist, during an event hosted by the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center and the LGBTQ Center Thursday.

The event, hosted by the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America,  featured a panel of students, faculty and staff involved in community organizing and research projects.

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Teach-in contextualizes end of DACA

October 10, 2017 0 comments

In a discussion, a panel of students, faculty and staff highlighted the importance of leaving the “good immigrant bad, immigrant” mentality behind.

BrownThink sparks debate on immigration policy in R.I.

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BrownThink sparks debate on immigration policy in R.I.

April 12, 2016 0 comments

Students, faculty members and policy experts gathered at BrownThink 2016, an undergraduate public policy competition.


Legislation proposes driver’s licenses for immigrants

January 23, 2015 0 comments

The push to grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants in Rhode Island gained new traction last week.

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Financial aid office posts undocumented student policy

April 12, 2013 1 comment

Its website has been updated with information about undocumented students’ financial aid eligibility.

U.S. Senators have proposed a new immigration policy that would help provide STEM majors an easier path to citizenship.

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‘Gang of Eight’ proposes new immigration policy

February 7, 2013 1 comment

The legislation would give green cards to those who finish advanced degrees in STEM fields.