“Over the years, DACA students have enriched our campus through their presence, and we hope they will continue to do so in the years to come,” Dunn said.
‘Wet: A DACAmented Journey’ Offers Perspective on Life as an Undocumented Immigrant
Alpharaoh uses nothing but a few stools, a hat, and a jacket as props as he leads the audience through his life as an undocumented immigrant in the United States. As an adult, Alpharaoh hears about a new program started by the Obama administration: DACA.
BC Signs Letter Asking Congress to Take Action on Dreamers
Boston College joins hundreds of other universities in signing a letter to congressional leaders. University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. has always been a supporter of DACA, and wrote in the statement that rescinding DACA is a mistake that conflicts with the nation’s values and heritage.
Academic Deans Release Statement Denouncing DACA Decision
They join University President William P. Leahy, S.J. in condemning President Donald Trump’s decision.
Leahy Condemns Trump’s Decision on DACA
“It is essential that Congress resolve this unfortunate situation as soon as possible,” he wrote.
Visa Processes and DACA Face Some Uncertainty
As DACA is extended for two years and fast-track processing for necessary visas resume for faculty, international students and faculty face some pending uncertainty as the future of DACA is pending and visa processes become more elaborate.
To Move Forward, Eradicate Must Acknowledge Efforts
“The BC administration is more likely to support and have a positive response to Eradicate protests in the future if it receives the recognition that it deserves for meeting student demands, even if only partially.”
After DACA Statements, Walkout Asks for Further Support of Undocumented
At the unregistered walkout held by Eradicate Boston College Racism on Thursday afternoon, students and faculty called for the University to continue its efforts to make BC a supportive campus.
LTE: A Response to Leahy’s Signing of DACA Statements
“The devil is in the details, however—Leahy’s signature on the Pomona College statement does not change the reality that many undocumented immigrants, including DACA recipients, may soon face: mass detention and deportation.”
LTE: 20 MCAS Chairs Respond to Leahy’s Signing of DACA Statements
“We stand together with Boston College President, Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., who has signed an open letter (along with 435 other college and university presidents and chancellors) urging the continuation and expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.”