Sending International Students Home Would Sap US Influence and Hurt the Economy

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, made a decision on July 6 regarding international students in the U.S. that will affect far more than just the roughly 870,000 international students themselves.

  • Jul 9, 2020
  • 1:42 PM

Survey Finds Returning to School Uniquely Challenging for Latino Families

National study finds 53% of Latino families are resisting pressure to go back to school this fall.

  • Jul 9, 2020
  • 9:25 AM

International Students in US Colleges May Be Forced Home, New ICE Guidance Says

International students whose colleges and universities opt to move classes completely online for the upcoming semester will not be allowed to stay in the country, according to ICE.

  • Jul 6, 2020
  • 6:49 PM

Dear Pomona College: Stop Silencing Me

Pomona’s administration was intentional with their tactics to get people off campus. As a low-income person, I cannot afford the added financial burden of a fine, much less losing my campus job.

  • May 11, 2020
  • 4:12 PM

As Cuban Grade-Schoolers Finish Their School Year Through TV-Broadcasted Lessons, University Students Sit Idle

“I’m still in contact with all the students in my class, but we’re not talking about school at all because at this moment courses have been suspended,” Eliani Matienzo said.

  • May 11, 2020
  • 3:31 PM

DeVos Excludes DACA Recipients, Foreign Students From Grants

The Trump administration is barring most international students and all students who entered the U.S. illegally from receiving emergency college grants approved by Congress as part of nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package.

  • Apr 23, 2020
  • 1:51 PM

Stop Telling Chicago Public Schools Students They’re Falling Behind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We’re living, teaching, and learning in a situation many of us never seriously imagined.

  • Apr 23, 2020
  • 12:14 PM

Love, Empathy, and Universal Grades (OPINION)

As schools from elementary to university move to online or remote courses, this must only be a stop-gap measure. Now is not the time to continue with business as usual especially in the midst of a major pandemic where millions of lives may be lost and many more people are struggling to survive.

  • Apr 8, 2020
  • 2:33 PM

School Shutdowns Raise Stakes of Digital Divide for Students

WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — Students struggling to get online in a rural South Carolina county received a boost last week with the arrival of six buses equipped with Wi-Fi, some of the hundreds the state has rolled out since schools were closed by the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Mar 30, 2020
  • 2:29 PM

La educación en tiempos de pandemia: Por qué necesitamos reducir la velocidad por el bien de la salud mental

Gracias al coronavirus, nuestro mundo ha cambiado drásticamente de un día para otro, y en este momento todos somos más vulnerables, especialmente los niños.

  • Mar 27, 2020
  • 12:24 PM

K-12 Learning During a Pandemic: Why We Need to Slow Down for Mental Health’s Sake

We need to slow down, accept that learning and the benchmarks that schools use to measure it will look different for some time to come, and most importantly check on the mental, emotional, and even spiritual well-being of our children.

  • Mar 24, 2020
  • 5:19 PM

What Is America’s Education Promise? (A POEM)

Is it the reproduction of inequality
The fueling of wealth disparity
Fulfilling capitalists’ interests

  • Feb 27, 2020
  • 3:08 PM

With ‘Ethnic Studies Rise,’ Academics Take a Stand for Latina Professor Denied Tenure at Harvard

An action called #lorgiafest on Twitter is meant to celebrate Lorgia García Peña’s work in the fields of Ethnic and Dominican Studies.

  • Dec 19, 2019
  • 5:16 PM

Senior Scholars See Tenure Denial at Harvard as Undermining Latinx Students

The letter presents a critical indictment of Harvard’s ability to properly evaluate Lorgia García Peña’s scholarship and to understand the invaluable contributions that Latinx and Ethnic Studies make to the larger academic community.

  • Dec 10, 2019
  • 9:56 AM

Students and Scholars Rally Behind Latina Professor Who Was Denied Tenure at Harvard

A letter already signed by over 2,000 people is demanding that the university reconsider.

  • Dec 3, 2019
  • 2:49 PM

Lehman College’s Latinx Student Alliance Pens Letter Demanding Diversity in English Department Curriculum

One of the demands includes “Reduction of British-focused courses.”

  • Nov 21, 2019
  • 4:24 PM

The Ignorance of Puerto Rican Society Is Not Bliss, But Sin (OPINION)

The Puerto Rican community is guilty of ignorance against some of the most marginalized in the world.

  • Oct 16, 2019
  • 12:02 PM

Why I Turned Down a $70K Graduate School Scholarship

Graduate school in the United States is a capitalist scam.

  • Sep 11, 2019
  • 4:15 PM

Latino USA Presents: Immigration Reform (Now For Kids!)

This week, Latino USA follows 4th grade mock senators to see—can they create that pathway to citizenship for millions, and do something that our government hasn’t been able to do for over 30 years?

  • Aug 21, 2019
  • 4:25 PM

Privatizing Puerto Rico’s Schools

Latino Rebels Radio: August 11, 2019

  • Aug 11, 2019
  • 7:48 PM

Place Making by Opposition: Space and Architecture as Combative Sites for Indignation-Driven Insurgency in Puerto Rico

Manifestations took the form of typical as well as atypically dramatic actions intended to show opposition to oppressive political, economic, religious, and/or educational systems/institutions.

  • Aug 6, 2019
  • 5:36 PM

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