Post Tagged with: "hoyas for immigrant rights"

University Appoints New Coordinator for Students Without Documentation

The university has hired Arelis Palacios as its new part-time coordinator for students without documentation, three weeks after student advocacy group UndocuHoyas launched a petition calling for administrators to hire a full-time coordinator for students without documentation. Palacios, who currently serves as senior associate director of programming and advising for[Read More…]

by November 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Around 30 students delivered a letter to the School of Foreign Service Dean's Office on Monday requesting that the university rescind Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson's invitation to speak at the SFS commencement.

Students Request University to Rescind Johnson Invitation

Around 30 students led by advocacy group UndocuHoyas delivered a letter to the School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office yesterday requesting that the university rescind its invitation to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to speak at the SFS commencement address, citing Johnson’s role in immigration enforcement and the deportation[Read More…]

by May 10, 2016 18 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students involved in Hoyas for Immigrant Rights will join a larger national pilgrimage, including 100 migrant women and supporters of immigrant rights, Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Students Join Papal Pilgrimage

Students in Hoyas for Immigrant Rights will join 100 migrant women on the last few miles of their 100 Women, 100 Mile Pilgrimage for Migrant Justice from Pennsylvania to D.C. to greet Pope Francis at his meeting with Congress. More than 40 students will meet the women and their supporters[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Advocating for the Undocumented

Gilda Gallardo (COL ’17) was a junior in high school when her family was torn apart. After constant worry about Immigration and Customs Enforcement home raids, her mother was deported to Tijuana, Mexico. Three years later, Gallardo is an undocumented sophomore at Georgetown and a member of a new group[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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About 40 students lay down in Red Square on Monday afternoon to draw attention to the 43 Mexican students who went missing in September after clashing with local police in Guerrero.

Laying In for Missing Mexican Students

Around 40 Georgetown students lay on the ground across Red Square on Monday afternoon to raise awareness about 43 students in Mexico who have been missing since clashes with the police Sept. 26. “We wanted to break the silence that has come to characterize U.S. response to violence in Mexico,”[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Coalescing for Reform

This past Saturday, Hoyas for Immigrant Rights participated in a march from the front gates of the Hilltop to the front gates of the White House in opposition to current immigration policies that have forced the deportation of over two million individuals from the United States. Hoyas for Immigrant Rights[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students to March for Immigration Reform

Students from Georgetown will take to the streets this Saturday as part of a nationwide protest of the Obama administration’s deportation of undocumented immigrants, encompassing 40 cities in a National Day of Action. Hoyas for Immigrant Rights and the Georgetown University Immigration Coalition, two student groups advocating immigration reform, in[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Epicurean Owner Denies Allegations of Abuse

Epicurean and Company owner Chang Wook Chon has pledged to uphold the university’s Just Employment Policy but has not agreed to change his business practices in response to a petition delivered by student representatives Nov. 11 protesting the treatment of his employees. “It’s not something I have to change because[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News