DACA: “We Are Not Neutral”

On September 5th, President Donald Trump tweeted, “Congress, get ready to do your job - DACA!” He followed up, saying they had six months to do so. This, of course, led to a myriad of questions: What is he expecting Congress to do? What does this mean for individuals receiving DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)? Lastly, and perhaps more important, why? [continue reading]

You Are Welcome Here: Trump’s travel ban, the interim president’s response, and what we should do

Some historical moments demand an immediate response. These situations incite reactions in living rooms, classrooms, and courtrooms. When President Donald Trump’s recent executive order suspended entry of all refugees for 120 days and blocked entry from seven Muslim majority countries for 90 days, it also created an atmosphere of resistance across the nation, and the world. [continue reading]

Uncertainty Surrounds Vincent Boudreau’s Title at CCNY

Since October 13, 2016, the word “Interim” has been used 90 times in emails sent out to the entire population of The City College of New York (CCNY). With what seems like constant transitions, the students, faculty, and the administration are left in a state of perpetual confusion. This disorientation has been lasting for an entire year. [continue reading]

DACA: What You Need to Know Now

“We have 6 months. Let’s not waste a single day merely bemoaning the stubborn and cruel decision to end DACA and throw the lives and families of nearly 800,000 Americans into chaos and insecurity,” Boudreau shared. “We have 6 months to develop a plan of action to defend our Dreamers, and that means we must get busy from day one.” [continue reading]