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.
In a Wednesday speech at the Hoover Institution, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the United States’ continued military presence in Syria necessary to protect national interests.
To the editor: Regarding the October 5 article about Stanford and Syrian refugees, I would like to emphasize that many people were involved with the relocation of the refugee baby described and offer the correct credit to people involved. The Center for Victims of Torture referred the case to Reed Smith, the law firm involved.…
Joshua Browder ’19 has created what he calls the world’s first robot lawyer to do everything from fight unfair parking tickets and help Syrian refugees apply for asylum. The computer science student coded a chatbot named DoNotPay that offers free legal aid by asking questions and then providing the relevant documents for users to mail.
A coalition of student groups has launched a Syrian Refugee Awareness Week to educate the student body about the ongoing crisis and to collect assistance for Syrian refugees.