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Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives
Nina Raemont
October 30, 2020
From film to food, Palestine Awareness Week, held by the UMN chapter of SJP, was a celebration of Palestinian culture.

“Immigrants in COVID America” documents COVID-19 impact on immigrants and refugees

“Immigrants in COVID America” documents COVID-19 impact on immigrants and refugees
Katelyn Vue
October 26, 2020
The project aims to preserve the stories and experiences of immigrants and refugees and inform equitable responses to the pandemic.

International students face added challenges to online learning

International students face added challenges to online learning
Katelyn Vue
October 1, 2020
International students taking classes from their home countries are managing conflicting time zones, lack of sleep and isolation while navigating a new learning environment.

Sudanese Student Union raises awareness about Sudanese flooding crisis

From left, Vice President Duaa Ibrahim, Treasurer Mazzin Khidir and Secretary Sansan Kong of the Sudanese Student Union pose for a portrait in front of Northrop Auditorium on Monday, Sept. 28. Sudanese Student Union came together last spring after being inactive since 2015.
Srilekha Garishakurti
September 29, 2020
The newly reunited SSU is holding the “Gophers for Sudan” fundraiser with other Sudanese college student groups to raise funds and awareness about the ongoing Sudanese flood emergency.

International students in limbo after ICE ruling reversal

Many students said that even with the reversal of the ICE ruling, reopening presented challenges when it came to planning for fall semester.
Jasmine Snow
July 22, 2020

The lives of international students at the University of Minnesota were disrupted this month after guidance was released that would have prevented many of them from staying in the U.S.  On July 6,...

Trump administration repeals ruling barring international students from taking entirely virtual courses

Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein
Abbey Machtig
July 14, 2020

The Trump administration has overturned the ruling stating that international students taking all virtual classes were at risk for deportation. This ruling was made in a court hearing held Tuesday. According...

UMN to support lawsuit against ICE restrictions on international students

Illustration by Sarah Mai
Brooke Sheehy
July 9, 2020

The University of Minnesota will support a lawsuit against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement that would require international students without in-person classes to leave the country. The University...

International students may not be able to stay in the U.S if their entire fall course load is online, ICE says

Illustration by Hailee Schievelbein
Hana Ikramuddin
July 6, 2020

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday that international students enrolled at universities in the United States will not be eligible to remain in the country if their entire course load...

University plans for international students abroad facing travel barriers

Illustration by Sarah Mai
Yves De Jesus
May 8, 2020

The University of Minnesota is working to develop guidelines for incoming and returning international students abroad for the fall semester.  With U.S. visa services suspended worldwide and several...

Survey finds UMN international students most concerned about visas, travel and future plans

Illustration by Eva Berezovsky
Jiang Li
May 8, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, University of Minnesota international students are the most concerned about student visa status, travel, summer plans and the fall semester, according to an International...