Art Schools Join Legal Efforts to Block ICE Guidelines Targeting International Students

Pratt Institute is among the art schools supporting Harvard and MIT’s lawsuit against ICE’s new guidelines for international students. (photo by Nick Amoscato via Flickr) Art schools across the country are supporting a lawsuit against US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the US Department of Homeland Security in response to the agencies’ new guidelines […]

After Decades of Activism by Native Americans, DC’s Football Team Ditches Its Name

A protest in 2014 (via Fibonacci Blue/Flickr) This morning, July 13, Washington, DC’s National Football League (NFL) team officially announced that it would be changing its name, the “Redskins,” as well as its logo, a cartoon illustration of a Native American man. The slur and racist caricature have been long opposed by Indigenous advocacy groups. […]

ICE Announced International Students Must Leave the US if Their School Is Exclusively Online

Students on the Harvard University campus (photo by Stijn Debrouwere via Flickr) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today new guidance that will have a devastating impact on international students across the country. A series of modifications to temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students forbid anyone with an F-1 or M-1 visa who is enrolled […]