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