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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...

There is an apparent disconnect between students talk and actions.

OPINION | College is not about getting rich

Amy Stambaugh, Contributing Writer September 16, 2020

America is facing a reckoning. Inequality in the U.S. has reached levels not seen since before the Great Depression. A 2016 Brookings Institute analysis found that the average white family had more...

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Among the Hard Rock accident’s worst victims? An immigrant who helped build the hotel.

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Writer October 30, 2019

When Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma showed up to work his construction job at the Hard Rock Hotel on Oct. 12, he hardly could have imagined what the next few days would have in store for him. Ramirez Palma...

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#FreeYoel: Organizers in New Orleans challenge ICE inhumanity

Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen September 12, 2019

Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen were among those arrested on Sept. 8. Yoel Alonso Leal is a Cuban political dissident, husband and father. Since November of last year, when United States Immigration...

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TULAP’s new immigration attorney in high demand

Mark Winokur, Staff Reporter May 8, 2018

Recent changes in the political climate have led to increased uncertainty for Tulane's immigrant population about its future legal status. An interdisciplinary collaboration of several campus organizations...

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Congreso de Jornalerxs offers insight on immigrant worker community in New Orleans

Kila Moore, Associate Editor May 1, 2018

During the 2016 election, the world witnessed a heightened discussion on the issue of immigration in the United States. In response to this new wave of polarization, many activists groups involved with...

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Tulane community recognizes NOLA ties to Haiti

Matt Saletta, Associate News Editor February 8, 2018

Walking across New Orleans, it is easy to spot the plentiful ties the city shares with France. French fleurs-de-lis can be found capping fence posts, emblazoned on the city's flag and featured on the Saint's...

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...

Trumps gun control stance shows hypocrisy on security

Trump’s gun control stance shows hypocrisy on security

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer October 18, 2017

Security has become a massive concern for many Americans. As shown by the Trump presidency, people will predictably advocate for whatever makes them feel more secure. Yet when it comes to policies promoting...

“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...

Border wall shutdown could prove harmful to New Orleans, other U.S. cities

Jordan Hall, Contributing Writer September 6, 2017

Time has taught us to divide ourselves, whether it be by race, gender, age, sexual orientation or otherwise. As a country, these valleys separating us have possibly never been deeper than they are today. In...

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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