The Huntington News

Candidates for U.S. Senate face off in debate

Candidates for U.S. Senate face off in debate

November 5, 2018


Filed under City

By Nick Swindell, news correspondent Senator Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger Geoff Diehl faced off in their final debate Oct. 30 in Needham, MA, discussing were Trump, immigration and gun rights. Warren was the first to speak, immediately framing Diehl as a President Donald J. Trump sympat...

Editorial: NU needs to cut all ties with I.C.E.

Editorial: NU needs to  cut all ties with I.C.E.

September 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As a university that prides itself on fostering a global community, Northeastern must evaluate what that means. Earlier this year, Northeastern’s law school launched a program to help undocumented students obtain legal status. With several statements publicizing this, the university stressed their support...

Political clubs debate immigration

Political clubs debate immigration

Charlie Wolfson

April 5, 2018


Filed under Campus

For a night, the national debate on immigration was crammed into an International Village classroom. Northeastern University College Democrats and Northeastern University College Republicans sparred for more than an hour in a debate moderated by the Northeastern Debate Society, resulting in a 2-1...

Op-Ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

Op-Ed: Renew U.S. temporary protected status for Haitians

February 14, 2018


Filed under Op-eds, Opinion

In the recent torrent of national debate over immigration policies, Northeastern students might have missed the termination of Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for 59,000 Haitians in the United States. In July 2019, this displaced contingent will be asked, or forced, to leave the country and return...

Law school opens clinic to help undocumented immigrants

Law school opens clinic to help undocumented immigrants

February 7, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Jenna Majeski, news correspondent Northeastern’s law school launched a program Thursday in which students will work with undocumented immigrants to help them obtain legal status. The celebratory event that launched Northeastern’s Immigrant Justice Clinic, or IJC, was held in the West Vil...

Activists rally in protest of single mother’s deportation

Activists rally in protest of single mother’s deportation

February 1, 2018


Filed under City

By Caroline Boschetto, news correspondent Despite the wind and static, Siham Byah’s words rang clear in the cold air. The pain in the single mother’s tone was undeniable, but her voice did not break. A truly seasoned organizer and activist, she radiated strength and articulate indignation. “Eno...

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

Editorial: Dreamers need their lawmakers’ support

September 21, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

In the days after President Donald J. Trump announced that his administration would be repealing The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Boston residents planned a rally to demand protections for immigrants who came to the United States as children. With chants of “No hate. No fear...

Massachussetts residents lobby at State House for immigrant protections

Massachussetts residents lobby at State House for immigrant protections

April 5, 2017


Filed under City, Featured Content

By Ryan Grewal, city editor Lara Jirmanus, a physician with the Cambridge Health Alliance, stood before a crowd of more than 100 people at the Boston Common Wednesday and described a distressed boy she treated recently. The boy was expressing symptoms of anxiety after witnessing Immigration and Customs Enfor...

Massachusetts attorney general calls for local opposition to Trump

Massachusetts attorney general calls for local opposition to Trump

March 22, 2017


Filed under City

By Alex Eng, deputy city editor Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey criticized President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban and called for local engagement in politics during a town hall hosted at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Malden last Thursday. Healey said Trump’s electi...

Mayor Walsh defends immigrants, attacks Trump at Roxbury mosque

Mayor Walsh defends immigrants, attacks Trump at Roxbury mosque

March 2, 2017


Filed under City

By Alex Eng, deputy city editor Approximately 600 residents and city officials including Mayor Martin J. Walsh attended a discussion on immigrant rights and refugee support at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center (ISBCC) in Roxbury Friday evening. The ISBCC hosted the “Immigrant and...

Northeastern hosts travel ban info session

Northeastern hosts travel ban info session

Paxtyn Merten

March 2, 2017


Filed under Campus

In the wake of confusion over how President Donald J. Trump will revamp his executive order restricting travel and immigration, Northeastern University’s administration has taken steps to inform students potentially affected by the ban and future orders Trump may issue related to immigration and depo...

The student newspaper of Northeastern University
immigration