The Observer

‘Somos Más’: An Exploration of Immigration and Assimilation

‘Somos Más’: An Exploration of Immigration and Assimilation

October 2, 2019

The People's Theatre Project's show informed students of immigrants' struggle to belong to America and their native culture.

Empowerment Through Selena

Empowerment Through Selena

August 25, 2019

About 5,000 people gathered in Central Park to hear classic Selena hits and current music from Latin artists.

Rock and RAICES

Rock and RAICES

July 19, 2019

Native Sun, Stuyedeyed and Superbloom headlined a benefit concert to raise money for refugee aid.

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

There Is More Than Enough Citizenship to Go Around

December 6, 2018

As an American citizen, I am grateful and proud to share the benefits of citizenship with anyone who calls this country home.

End Birthright Citizenship — But Fix Naturalization, Too

End Birthright Citizenship — But Fix Naturalization, Too

November 14, 2018

The United States and its progressive neighbor Canada are the world’s only developed countries (as defined by the International Monetary Fund) which grant unrestricted citizenship to children of noncitizens.

Family Separation Is Not a Political Issue

Family Separation Is Not a Political Issue

June 29, 2018

My country 'tis of thee, sweet land of tyranny.

McShane Denounces Trump Immigration Policy

McShane Denounces Trump Immigration Policy

June 22, 2018

On Wednesday, June 20, University President Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J. released a statement concerning...

Faculty Respond to Immigration Executive Order

Faculty Respond to Immigration Executive Order

February 9, 2017

Mohammad Nejad, Ph.D., “could not have been happier in any other job" as an Assistant Professor of Ma...

McShane Issues Statement on Refugees, Immigrants

McShane Issues Statement on Refugees, Immigrants

January 29, 2017

In light of President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration, Fordham President Rev. Joseph M. McShan...

Fordham Needs a Scholarship for Undocumented Students and Refugees

Fordham Needs a Scholarship for Undocumented Students and Refugees

September 16, 2016

By ISRAEL MUNOZ Staff Writer Fordham University is a school that takes pride in its Jesuit value...

Should Non-Citizens be Allowed to Vote in New York City Municipal Elections?

Should Non-Citizens be Allowed to Vote in New York City Municipal Elections?

April 22, 2015

By CATHERINE ATHERTON Staff Writer Published: April 20, 2015 On June 16, 2014, New York State Sen...

President Obama: Cuba Is Not Your Example

President Obama: Cuba Is Not Your Example

January 28, 2015

By ROSS LAMPERTContributing WriterPublished: January 28, 2015 I’m a Cuban myself—my mother and ...