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Topic: DACA

Paxson discusses national issues impacting College Hill at faculty meeting

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Paxson discusses national issues impacting College Hill at faculty meeting

June 28, 2020 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 discussed the recent federal actions and national issues, reaffirming the University’s support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Black Lives Matter movement and LGBTQ+ rights during Tuesday’s special faculty meeting.

The United States Supreme Court is expected to deliver an opinion weighing the legality of the DACA program early in 2020.

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University files DACA brief

October 22, 2019 0 comments

With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear arguments around the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in November, Brown filed an amicus brief earlier this month alongside 18 other universities to advocate for DACA’s future.

Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

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Rhode Island codifies DACA recipients’ right to obtain driver’s licenses

September 26, 2018 1 comment

Legislation protects right even if DACA program ends, activists push to include all undocumented people.

Dorcas International works to advise and protect the R.I. immigrant community in the face of the Trump Adminstration’s attempt to end DACA.

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Dorcas International offers aid, support to R.I. immigrants

April 26, 2018 Comments are Disabled

From July 2017 through March 2018, the Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island helped 116 individuals participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and 82 people under Temporary Protected Status renew their immigration papers, said Tatyana Tsangarakis-Almeida ’06.

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Rivera Perla ’15 MD ’21: Increase undocumented student representation in medicine

April 24, 2018 3 comments

In recent years, American medical schools have publicly committed to enhancing the diversity of their student bodies.

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 Comments are Disabled

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.

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BIRC: University should do more to support immigrant communities

April 12, 2018 Comments are Disabled

On April 5, 2018, the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition launched a campaign to gather support from students, faculty and community members to encourage the University to critically reflect on the impact of its scholarship and to commit to increasing its support of the immigrant communities within and outside our campus.

University releases plan to support DACA students

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University releases plan to support DACA students

March 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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.

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

February 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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.

Med student talks undocumented experience

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Med student talks undocumented experience

October 18, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Krissia Perla ’15 MD’21, a first-year student at the Alpert Medical School, spoke about her experiences as an undocumented student.