Make our family whole again
We are one MIT family, one country, one world of many peoples, and every one of us must find the time and do our part to sustain this reality. We must publicly demonstrate our resolve and our determination to make our family whole again.
Hundreds gather in Lobby 7 before Copley protest
Several hundred MIT community members met in Lobby 7 Sunday before participating in a larger protest in Copley Square against the ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Admins race to respond to EO within court's window
MIT President L. Rafael Reif called Friday’s executive order on immigration “a stunning violation of our deepest American values.”
Trump blocks student’s return to MIT
MIT undergraduate Niki Mossafer Rahmati ’18 was denied re-entry to the United States because she is an Iranian citizen.
Executive order won’t change admissions process
Mahmoud Hassan, a Syrian student admitted to the class of 2021, told CNN he is worried that the order will prevent him from attending MIT this fall.
Immigration order blocks two from campus
Two undergraduates are unable to return to campus after an executive order issued Jan. 27 by President Donald J. Trump barred nationals of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S.
Trump’s Executive Orders should not be called a “Muslim ban”
I appreciate and respect the reporting and perspectives that have been published during this semester in The Tech in response to or in connection with President Trump’s travel and immigration executive orders. However, some crucial facts and opinions have been missing which the MIT community deserves to know about, especially in these current troubled times when security threats have become daily news.
Behind bars at ICE, MIT custodian awaits court ruling on unlawful detainment
Despite public outcry and accusations of unlawful detainment, ICE is keeping MIT custodian Francisco Rodriguez behind bars as he awaits court ruling that will decide whether he will be deported back to El Salvador, from where he fled in 2006 due to gang violence.
Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado: One immigrant’s story
Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado, MIT custodian facing possible deportation, speaks about the life he left in El Salvador and the life he built here in the U.S.