John Finkelman ’23 created the Equal Voice Initiative, an organization that offers refugees resources like food, clothing and education to help protect them from economic hardship.
On Thursday, a group of speakers who are involved in or have experienced immigration first hand discussed personal stories and policy issues related to refugees and asylum seekers.
On Friday night, comedian and senior correspondent on The Daily Show Hasan Minhaj explained—through the vantage point of his own identity as a Muslim Indian-American—why Americans need not worry about refugees committing acts of terrorism.
Launched in Aug. 2017, the Stanford Refugee Research Project (SRRP) explores how Stanford can have a positive impact on the refugee crisis in the Middle East. The campus-wide initiative — which focuses on health, education, resettlement, employment and more — comprises a team of Stanford undergraduate and graduate research fellows, a Stanford faculty steering committee and a non-Stanford advisory committee.
Founded by two NYU undergraduate students, RJ Khalaf and Hannah Benson, LEAD Palestine is a leadership camp for seventh and eighth graders living in New Askar.
A benefit concert to help refugees, organized by the Muslim Student Union, raised over $1,500 dollars on Saturday evening.
I am worried about the consequences this order will have for refugees, our men and women in uniform, and the ideal of freedom that has brought so many to our shores.
Take a look at that last part. Our president, who continues to classify Mexicans as rapists, criminals and drug dealers, who opposes marriage equality, who consistently berates women and presents them as disposable, sexual objects, wants to ensure that no one who enters our country would dare to “oppress Americans of any race, gender, or sexual orientation.” How considerate.