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Editorial: Colleges program shows commitment to refugees

Editorial: College’s program shows commitment to refugees

September 26, 2019
Violence, persecution, natural disaster and war have forced millions of people to flee their home countries and seek refuge in other nations.
Refugee crisis in Latin America is getting worse

Refugee crisis in Latin America is getting worse

By Isabella Grullón Paz March 6, 2018
Latin America’s response — turning a blind eye —  is further empowering Maduro’s regime.
Refugees auctioned into slavery

Refugees auctioned into slavery

By Isabella Grullón Paz November 29, 2017
Hundreds of people are being auctioned off for as low as $400 in nine markets around the country, but there is speculation that there are many more markets.
Manus refugees remain in limbo

Manus refugees remain in limbo

By Isabella Grullón Paz November 1, 2017
Housing barracks were shut off, making the 600 refugees of the detention center cram up together in reduced living spaces.
From left, sophomore Sydney Brenner, vice president of Hillel, leads a discussion during a J Street U meeting on Feb. 20 in the Six Mile Creek room in the Campus Center. Junior Liz Alexander, co-president of Students for Justice in Palestine, voices her concerns over the lack of collaboration between SJP and on-campus pro-Israel groups at a different meeting April 11.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict reflected in campus community

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor April 19, 2017
Haueter said that while the Hillel sector of the college campus cannot meet with certain organizations, Hillel encourages productive, open dialogue.

The US displaces, but never aids

By Isabella Grullon October 31, 2016
If history teaches anyone anything, it's that the U.S. has a horrible reputation in aiding refugees from the countries it has invaded.
President Obama announced that the United Sates will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of 2016 fiscal year. Pictured above is where they will be settled — Ithaca is taking 50 refugees who are fleeing from Syria and other conflict zones.

City of Ithaca still vying for approval to accept 50 refugees

By Erin Conway, Contributing writer October 5, 2016
The City of Ithaca is planning to take in 50 refugees from Syria and from other countries experiencing civil conflicts.
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