Topic: Undocumented Students

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.

Op-eds, Opinions

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.

Administrators have been meeting with undocumented students to learn how to best meet their financial and legal needs.

University News

Paxson signs statement supporting DACA program

November 28, 2016 0 comments

The statement was written by the administration of Pomona College and circulated by the Association of American Universities.

Columns

Rowland ’17: Refuting Fox News’s take on undocumented admission policy

September 20, 2016 0 comments

Last week, The Herald reported Brown’s announcement that it will consider undocumented applicants as domestic applicants in the admission process.