Topic: Undocumented Students

The event began with an activity that encouraged attendees to consider the history of “criminalizing migrant bodies” in the United States.

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U-FLi event spotlights detention infrastructure in the U.S.

April 11, 2019 0 comments

Representatives from the Detention Watch Network and the Adelante Alabama Workers Center spoke about the immigration detention infrastructure in the United States at the Undocumented, First-Generation College and Low Income Student Center on Wednesday night.

The new name underscores the center’s commitment to working with undocumented communities on campus and beyond. The center’s programming includes one-on-one advising with undocumented students.

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U-FLi Center changes name to reflect goals

February 7, 2019 0 comments

The First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center has officially changed its name to the Undocumented, First-Generation and Low-Income Student Center.

The Fli Center provides community building and leadership training opportunities to first-generation, low-income and undocumented students.

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FLi Center launches community-building program

October 14, 2018 0 comments

Julio Reyes ’12, program director of the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center, and Renata Mauriz ’17, the center’s student success coordinator, collaborated this summer to launch the FLi Scholars Program.

During the event, five individuals discussed the merits of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The event was moderated by a student journalist who took the course INTL 1802W: “International Journalism.”

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University hosts event to discuss unpredictable future of DACA program

April 23, 2018 0 comments

Five individuals in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program spoke about living without documentation and their uncertain futures at an event titled “‘DACA is Dead’ — Young Immigrants in Conversation with Student Journalists” Monday evening.

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.

University releases plan to support DACA students

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University releases plan to support DACA students

March 20, 2018 0 comments

Though a recent decision from the United States Supreme Court has paused the Trump administration’s efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, the University has developed plans to provide support to DACA recipients and undocumented students on campus in the event of the program’s suspension.

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.

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You ’20, Kim ’18: In support of undocumented Asian immigrants

February 2, 2018 0 comments

National media attention surrounding the issue of immigration has largely centered on President Trump’s derision of  “bad hombres” from “shithole countries” — specifically those from Latin America.

Reyes ’12 begins tenure as inaugural FLi Center director

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Reyes ’12 begins tenure as inaugural FLi Center director

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Julio Reyes ’12 began his work as the inaugural program director of the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center June 15.

Kevin Escudero, assistant professor of American studies and ethnic studies, has been offering support and resources to students since the fall.

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U. launches undocumented student initiative

April 24, 2017 0 comments

Amid student calls on the administration to better support undocumented students, the University launched the undocumented student initiative.