We need to support fellow students, no matter their citizenship
Sep14

We need to support fellow students, no matter their citizenship

At this point, most of us are aware that President Donald Trump called for the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA, which was initiated by former President Barack Obama in 2008, has given nearly 800,000 children who were brought into the country illegally the opportunity to attend college, apply for jobs, receive driver’s licenses and pay income taxes. If Congress fails to enact an alternate program...

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President Trump’s DACA decision draws criticism from University administration
Sep14

President Trump’s DACA decision draws criticism from University administration

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump made the decision to revoke the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). Seton Hall administrators and students alike provided encouraging words to those potentially affected by the rescindment. DACA, a program instituted by the Obama administration, allows young people brought to this country illegally by their parents to receive a temporary reprieve from deportation. In addition, the...

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Letter: SGA senator reacts
Mar23

Letter: SGA senator reacts

Letter to the Editor To the Editor, On Feb. 13, the Editorial Board of The Diplomatic Envoy published an opinion piece criticizing the SGA Diplomacy Senators’ decision to abstain from a bill on undocumented immigrants. The Diplomatic Envoy had every right to criticize their elected senators with regards to this bill brought before the SGA senate. For the sake of transparency, let me tell you why I am writing to you today. The two and...

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DACA petition still awaiting President’s approval
Feb22

DACA petition still awaiting President’s approval

The DACA petition passed by the Student Government Association (SGA) two weeks ago is awaiting a response from  President Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban. The SGA voted on and approved a resolution on Feb. 6 that calls for protecting DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students at Seton Hall. The approved resolution says that President Donald J. Trump passed executive orders that targeted undocumented immigrants and incoming...

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SGA votes to petition SHU to protect DACA students
Feb08

SGA votes to petition SHU to protect DACA students

The Student Government Association (SGA) has approved a resolution in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. President Dr. A Gabriel Esteban and SHU have promised to protect DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students, but have not declared any sort of formal plans. The resolution seeks that a plan be put in place. The resolution was spearheaded by Adrian Orozco, a sophomore political science major and...

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Community protests immigration ban
Feb01

Community protests immigration ban

When President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order on immigration Jan. 27, repercussions were felt around  the world – from protesters at airports in Los Angeles, to families anxiously awaiting a new start in Syria, and even to the campus of  Seton Hall. The executive order is called “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” and included banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90...

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SHU to support undocumented students
Dec07

SHU to support undocumented students

Seton Hall has joined hundreds of colleges and universities that seek to protect unauthorized immigrants by supporting the continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy, issued in 2012 by President Barack Obama. The pledge by Seton Hall and the other institutions comes in response to the election of President-elect Donald Trump, who has promised in his first 100 days in office to “immediately...

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