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Topic: ICE

International students relieved at ICE reversal, desire more guidance from Brown

News, University News

International students relieved at ICE reversal, desire more guidance from Brown

August 3, 2020 0 comments

Khushi Agrawal ’23, a student from India, had never felt like an outsider in the United States before. That changed when she heard about the new guidelines from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency that meant she might not be able to return to campus in the fall. 

Federal government rescinds ICE, DHS decision prohibiting international students from remaining in the U.S. with a fully online course load

COVID-19 Updates, Metro, News

Federal government rescinds ICE, DHS decision prohibiting international students from remaining in the U.S. with a fully online course load

July 14, 2020 0 comments

The Department of Homeland Security will rescind the regulations released July 6 barring International Students from remaining in the United States if their course load is entirely online, federal judge Allison Burroughs announced Tuesday.

Brown to file amicus brief in support of Harvard, MIT in lawsuit against ICE

News, University News

Brown to file amicus brief in support of Harvard, MIT in lawsuit against ICE

July 10, 2020 0 comments

Brown will file an amicus brief in support of the case brought in federal court this week by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

Reed ’21: Amazon and ICE, an exercise in guilt by association

Columns, Opinions

Reed ’21: Amazon and ICE, an exercise in guilt by association

October 11, 2019 4 comments

Late last month during a job fair organized by the University’s CareerLAB, students representing the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition staged a protest of four companies, including Amazon, for contracting with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

October 11, 2019 0 comments

At the fall Career Fair, a group of students affiliated with the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition protested four companies — Amazon, Microsoft, Palantir and Ernst & Young — that hold contractual agreements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Yesterday evening, activists led by Never Again Action and AMOR gathered outside the R.I. State House to protest the detention of undocumented immigrants, urging Governor Raimondo to act.

Metro, News

Local activists protest ICE during High Holy Days

October 8, 2019 0 comments

As Jewish residents across the state observe this year’s High Holy Days — Judaism’s most sacred season — many are also calling for the closure of the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility for its connection to Immigration and Customs Enforcement and protesting the detention of undocumented immigrants across the country.

Students protest companies tied to ICE at Career Fair

News, University News

Students protest companies tied to ICE at Career Fair

September 26, 2019 0 comments

Students staged a demonstration at yesterday’s Career Fair to protest four companies that conduct business with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The proposed agreement between the Wyatt and UMB Bank would contractually bind the facility to continue its partnership with ICE.

Metro, News

“Which side are you on?”: Protesters shut down Wyatt Detention Facility board meeting

September 16, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On Friday night, hundreds of protesters shut down a board meeting at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility that was scheduled to discuss a proposed “forbearance” agreement.

Central Falls Mayor James Diossa, along with members of his administration and community groups, protested the detainments at the Wyatt Facility.

Metro, News

Bondholders sue detention facility for ending ICE contract

April 11, 2019 Comments are Disabled

The implications of President Trump’s zero-tolerance immigration policy have reached Rhode Island, where the Central Falls Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility is in the midst of a legal battle over its several-weeks-long detainment of 133 asylum seekers.

Meszaros GS: University must improve sidewalk safety and accessibility

Columns, Opinions

Meszaros GS: University must improve sidewalk safety and accessibility

February 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

On the first day of classes, I walked to campus up to College Hill on sidewalks that had seen little shoveling or salting. On many occasions it seemed safer to walk on the plowed and salted streets, which put me in danger of automobile traffic but limited my chances of slipping and falling.