Tufts United for Immigrant Justice celebrates beginning of fifth year

In the fall of 2013, Liz Palma (LA ’16) and Rebeca Pessoa (LA ’16) conceived of the idea to found Tufts United for Immigrant Justice (UIJ) after attending a national conference the year prior organized by the Student Immigration Movement (SIM), which works to mobilize young people on immigration issues in Massachusetts. This year marks the start of the student […]

Op-Ed: Time for The Fletcher School to reflect on inclusion

As the current administration puts forth a plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, we at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy have an opportunity to ask ourselves where we stand regarding students with undocumented status and students with DACA status. To what extent are we inclusive to prospective students […]

Tufts students protest DACA elimination

More than 60 Tufts students protested yesterday against the current presidential administration’s cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, gathering at the lower patio of the Mayer Campus Center. The program, according to a White House press release, will be phased out over six months, with no new applications accepted. The protest was organized by Tufts United […]

Op-Ed: Join the fight with the Tufts Democrats

In the nearly eight months since Donald Trump assumed the presidency, America has faced the most serious threat to its political system in recent history. Trump became president partly because he spoke for voters who felt that the government is working against them. He pledged to fix our politics by ridding Washington of the elites […]