GWS Opposes ICE Policy Targeting International Students

Date

07/08/20

The Department of Gender and Women's Studies denounces the recent announcement by the Department of Homeland Security targeting international students for possible removal.  In forcing students into a choice between risking exposure to COVID-19 or facing deportation, this cruel and irrational policy endangers students and faculty alike.  The policy is clearly an attempt to undermine higher education and is of a piece with threats to undocumented and Muslim students including detention and travel bans.  International students are vital to the life of public universities like ours and we are fortunate that they participate in all facets of GWS as a department, from undergraduate and graduate students taking our courses, to graduate students who assist faculty in research and teaching, to student workers who support the administrative work of our department.  In GWS, our academic curriculum, our research, and our students and faculty are unwaveringly and expressly transnational.  GWS opposes the new ICE policy in the strongest possible terms and will work with all of our students, particularly the most vulnerable, to ensure their safety and their continued academic progress. 

 

 

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