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The wait period for Indian employment-based green cards lasts a lifetime for nearly 200,000 applicants.

Lifetime wait for Indian green card

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor September 15, 2021

There are currently over a million people from India who are stuck in an employment-based green card backlog. This backlog has created an eight-decade wait period that is projected to outlast the lifetimes...

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Dr. Eva Silvestre: New interim director for the Center for Academic Equity

Gabby Abrams, News Associate Editor January 15, 2020

Eva Silvestre began her term as the interim director of the Center for Academic Equity at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year. Silvestre was preceded by Rebecca Mark, who recently accepted a position...

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Undocumented Student Support Committee wins campus victories

Megan Plotka, Senior Staff Reporter March 14, 2018

Tulane junior Patrizia Santos said she felt frustrated with the university services for international students before the addition of an immigration lawyer position at the Tulane University Legal Assistance...

Border wall deal distracts from impact on DACA recipients

Jordan Hall, Staff Writer January 31, 2018

In September 2017, President Trump announced the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Thus began the nightmare for the 689,800 DACA recipients currently living in the U.S. As Tulane...

Students should work to protect freedom of speech for all

Students should work to protect freedom of speech for all

Amy Urbina, Contributing Writer December 12, 2017

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech …" These words that start the Bill of Rights and the...

Latina Actress, Diane Guerrero, shares perspective on immigration

Latina Actress, Diane Guerrero, shares perspective on immigration

Hugo Fajardo and Julia Ferro November 29, 2017

"I kind of understood that I had a responsibility with my storytelling," actress Diane Guerrero said. "In order for any of this to be worth it or for any of this to feel good, I had to tell stories." Guerrero...

Tulane supports students through DACAmentary fundraising

Tulane supports students through DACAmentary fundraising

Sophia Mariani, Contributing Reporter October 5, 2017

While the Oct. 5 renewal deadline looms over Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiaries, the Tulane student body came together at the DACAmentary event to raise funds for supporting its community....

“All of that is destroyed now”: Tulane feels impact of DACA repeal

“All of that is destroyed now”: Tulane feels impact of DACA repeal

When President Trump announced the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Tulane undergraduate and DACA beneficiary Jane* said she had little time to feel or panic. Survival was the only thing...

Staff editorial: Administration must act to help undocumented students at Tulane

September 21, 2017

In a preemptive effort to prepare for the possibility of President Donald Trump eliminating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Tulane's Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution on December...

Brain Waves: On being unwanted, my experience as an undocumented citizen

Brain Waves: On being unwanted, my experience as an undocumented citizen

Anonymous April 30, 2017

I had just turned six the first time I saw snow. It was New York during the winter of 2003. I had a broken right tibia, so I couldn't do much, but it was magical moment nonetheless. I remember at least...

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