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Trump Signals End to Immigration Deal, Alarming ‘Dreamers’

Students without documentation at Georgetown University were met with an unpleasant surprise Easter Sunday morning, after President Donald Trump fired off a flurry of tweets signaling the end to a potential deal to pass a legislative replacement to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, further thrusting the future of[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Q&A: DeGioia Discusses ‘Dreamers’ Advocacy, Free Speech and Gun Violence

Amid Georgetown’s most active year of advocacy in recent memory, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia to discuss Georgetown’s role in national issues, free speech and the conversation on gun control. I wanted to start with the 272. It’s been about a year and a half[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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2nd Annual UndocuWeek Aims to Garner Support for ‘Dreamers’

A second annual UndocuWeek planned for next month aims to raise awareness and garner support for students without documentation, whose futures remain uncertain after unsuccessful congressional efforts to pass a permanent legislative replacement for the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This year’s UndocuWeek, scheduled to run from April[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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University Continues Push for Dream Act as Senate Debate Stalls

As debate stalls in the U.S. Senate over a replacement to the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Georgetown University administrators and students are pushing forward with efforts to lobby for permanent legal protections for students without documentation. On Sep. 5, the administration of President Donald Trump rescinded DACA,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Newark Archbishop Advocates Role of Church in Immigration Debate

Giving a face to immigrants without documentation is essential to advocating for their rights, Cardinal Joseph Tobin said during a visit to Georgetown University on Monday. Tobin, the archbishop of Newark, N.J., John Carr, director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown, Mizraim Belman Guerrero[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GONZALEZ PORRAS: Standing for My Own Humanity

As I entered the Longworth House Office Building, my heart was pounding. I was going to be in the presence of 435 Congressmen, 100 Senators and the president of the United States — and they would all know that I was undocumented. What if this was my last day in[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOSCO: The Jesuit Case for ‘Dreamers’

BOSCO: The Jesuit Case for ‘Dreamers’

As our country nears a showdown on immigration policy and we at Georgetown University worry about the plight of our own “Dreamers,” the recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program, I find myself turning to scripture more than ever. Our Jesuit and Catholic values shape how we care[Read More…]

by February 5, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
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The weeklong GUHereToStay campaign featured a “Dream Wall” in Red Square, where students wrote messages of support to the undocumented community.

GUHereToStay Campaign Rallies Support for Dream Act

GUHereToStay, a weeklong Georgetown University Student Association campaign launched Monday, engaging students and administrators to urge Congress to pass the Dream Act of 2017. The campaign marks GUSA’s latest and most aggressive efforts to push for a law protecting undocumented students from deportation after the Trump administration rescinded the Obama-era[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: GUSA Promises Remain Unmet

Halfway through the term, the administration of Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) has made minimal progress on the core proposals of its campaign. A lack of cohesive vision and a disparity between the priorities of the president and vice[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Editorial

VIEWPOINT: Championing Equity and Opportunity

I have always longed to teach. When former Secretary of Education John King Jr. spoke at Georgetown on Oct. 3 and, in his remarks, called on the audience to be “champions of equity and opportunity,” this idea resonated deeply with me. Still, as a low-income and first-generation college student without[Read More…]

by October 23, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top