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Expanded Sanctuary: Event Recap

Expanded Sanctuary is part of a series of events that explore the possibilities of sanctuary – as ideal, as theory, as practice, as historical proposition, as a vision of social justice for the present. Facilitated by the Zolberg Institute Working Group on Expanding Sanctuary and co-sponsored by The New School’s interdisciplinary programs in Global Studies, Urban Studies, and Environmental Studies, Department of …

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Professor Miriam Ticktin’s new piece on women’s rights and sanctuary

Miriam Ticktin is the Chair of Anthropology at the New School for Social Research, and recently published an op-ed on women’s rights and the sanctuary movement in Truth Out. Check it out here!

Professor Abou Farman’s latest piece on the sanctuary movement

Abou Farman is an artist and anthropologist teaching at the New School for Social Research. His latest piece, “In Defense of Sanctuary”, was recently published in The Baffler. Check it out here.

Are Sanctuary Cities in Danger?

Are Sanctuary Cities in Danger? A Feet in 2 Worlds Podcast “Sanctuary” communities are under attack from the White House. Under an executive order issued on January 25th, the Federal government declares that it will “to the extent consistent with law” and public safety withhold Federal grants to cities, towns, counties and states that protect undocumented …

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ILRC resource on Sanctuary/Assistance with deportations across US by county

Check this new resource from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, an analysis of county-wide voluntary assistance with deportations across the US.    

Urgent Call To All New School Students: Sanctuary Banner to Protect Immigrants, Other Targeted Populations

The call, from a coalition of individuals and groups working alongside the official New Sanctuary Coalition NYC, is for a graphic design that would convincingly convey the principles and politics of the Sanctuary project to all. The design (to be used on pins, stickers, posters, etc.) will be posted by organizations, institutions or individuals that want to demonstrate their support for …

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Educators for Fair Consideration’s 2016-2017 Scholarship Materials

Check the Educators for Fair Consideration’s 2016-2017 Scholarship Materials.   Now, more than ever, it is important for immigrant students to know that— regardless of their immigration status—they are eligible for many scholarships! This year, E4FC has added 90 new scholarships to the undergraduate and graduate scholarship databases. Over 80% of these scholarships are open to students regardless of …

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IMMIGRATION POST-ELECTION Q & A: DACA Students, “Sanctuary Campuses, ” and Institutional or Community Assistance (ACE Briefing)

Check the American Council on Education briefing on DACA Students, “Sanctuary Campuses, ” and Institutional or Community Assistance.

Council of UC Faculty Associations Board in Defense of Undocumented and other Vulnerable Categories of Students

See below the letter of the Council of UC Faculty Associations Board in Defense of Undocumented and other Vulnerable Categories of Students   Dear President Napolitano,   We applaud your timely declaration in the immediate aftermath of the election that the UC administration “remains absolutely committed to supporting all members of our community and adhering to UC’s …

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