Immigration reform hits home for Orange is the New Black actress

Tonight, actress and Boston native Diane Guerrero—perhaps best known for her roles in Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin—will dis­cuss her per­sonal expe­ri­ence as the child of Colom­bian immi­grants who were deported when she was a teenager. The dis­cus­sion is part of the university’s recog­ni­tion of His­panic Her­itage Month.

Who are we? And who belongs here?’ Panel tackles pertinent immigration questions

A team of fac­ulty experts exam­ined Amer­ican atti­tudes about immi­gra­tion during a panel dis­cus­sion on Wednesday. Sen­ti­ments of accepting then rebuking immi­grants has long been a pat­tern throughout Amer­ican his­tory, they said, though the tone of the rhetoric during this pres­i­den­tial race is new.

Students work to expand understanding of immigration

More than 180 stu­dents will be par­tic­i­pating in the Center of Com­mu­nity Service’s Alter­na­tive Spring Break pro­gram this week. One group of young human­i­tar­ians will be vol­un­teering with a Texas-​​based non­profit that was founded by labor rights activist César Chávez to help fam­i­lies fight depor­ta­tions and effect pos­i­tive social change in their community.

The immigration debate in America

As part of Northeastern’s edu­ca­tional series on civic sus­tain­ability, a trio of North­eastern scholars led a dis­cus­sion on immi­gra­tion issues in the U.S. from a legal, philo­soph­ical, and crim­inal jus­tice perspective.

3Qs: Reflecting on a crisis in immigration policy

Last week, the U.S. Diver­sity Visa Lot­tery pro­gram suf­fered a com­puter glitch that resulted in the issuance and then sub­se­quent can­cel­la­tion of 22,000 visas. Here, Pro­fessor Rachel Rosen­bloom, an expert in immi­gra­tion law and policy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity School of Law, weighs in on the recent visa snafu and related immi­gra­tion issues.

A champion for immigrants’ health-​​care rights

Law pro­fessor Wendy Parmet rep­re­sents legal immi­grants who were cut from the state’s health cov­erage in Supreme Judi­cial Court case