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SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS - JANUARY 15: The silhouette of Honduran migrants as they walk at 4:30 a.m. towards the Guatemalan border on January 15, 2021 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The caravan plans to walk across Guatemala and Mexico to eventually reach the United States. Central Americans expect to receive asylum and most Hondurans decided to migrate after being hit by recent hurricanes Eta and Iota. Honduras recently asked to U.S. to extend their Temporary Protected Status. (Photo by Milo Espinoza/Getty Images)

Biden administration moves to terminate Trump-era migration agreements

Jennifer Hansler, CNN February 7, 2021

(CNN) -- Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Saturday that the Biden administration has suspended and begun the process to terminate Trump-era migration agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and...

International student Surya Suresh walks past Terrace Hall where the Office of Global Education temporarily has its department. International recruitment and admissions makes efforts to admit new students during the pandemic.

Recruitment, admissions process for international students picks back up for future semesters

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 7, 2021

As one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden signed an executive order to revoke the travel ban from several Muslim countries.Nonimmigrant students come from 120 countries to study at Kent State and...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive actions in the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed a series of executive actions Thursday afternoon aimed at expanding access to health care, including re-opening enrollment for health care offered through the federal marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge likely to extend hold on Biden’s deportation pause until late February

Priscilla Alvarez, CNN January 30, 2021

(CNN) -- A federal judge in Texas said Friday that he'll likely extend his hold on the Biden administration's deportation moratorium until February 23.Earlier this week, Judge Drew Tipton of the Southern...

Biden Immigration Delay

Pool January 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive actions in the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed a series of executive actions...

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 28: U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive actions in the Oval Office of the White House on January 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed a series of executive actions Thursday afternoon aimed at expanding access to health care, including re-opening enrollment for health care offered through the federal marketplace created under the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Judge likely to extend hold on Biden’s deportation pause until late February

Priscilla Alvarez, CNN January 29, 2021

(CNN) -- A federal judge in Texas said Friday that he'll likely extend his hold on the Biden administration's deportation moratorium until February 23.Earlier this week, Judge Drew Tipton of the Southern...

Immigration protest in DC

SAUL LOEB June 18, 2020

Immigration rights activists take part in a rally in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC on November 12, 2019. - The US Supreme Court hears arguments on November 12, 2019 on the fate of the...

Republican representative and senior business management major Seth Koellner participates in a discussion about immigration at the Kent State Student Center on Feb. 10, 2020. Koellner is the president of the Kent State College Republicans. 

College Democrats and Republicans meet face to face on immigration

Chris Ramos Reporter February 11, 2020

When it comes to immigration, there is not a “right or wrong” answer, Jessica Roshak, assistant director of Student Leadership Development told students Monday night. “It’s different party stances...

Megan Meggie Cale, anminternational student and scholar advisor, Sarah Schmidt, the outreach program coordinator of Global Education Initiatives and a group of international students interact with attendees after the ACIREMA workshop on Oct. 26.

Stark campus hosts Immigration Month

Robyn Berardi October 27, 2018

Kent State Stark is celebrating Immigration Month from Oct. 1 to Nov. 9 with events aimed at educating students and faculty on the realities immigrants face.These events and activities are being hosted...

David Doak, Portage County Sheriff since January 2009, sits in his office at the Portage County Justice Center in Ravenna on Sept. 14, 2017. 

Portage County Sheriff’s Office helps ICE deport unauthorized immigrants

Ben Orner January 22, 2018

When voters in Kent turned down a "sanctuary city" ballot issue in the November election, it meant any ties between the city jail and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would remain.But Kent is...

President Donald Trump walked toward the White House with pilot James Thompson Jr., who completed his last Marine One flight, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

Travel ban 3.0 strikes contemplation, dissent, defense across campus

Cameron Gorman September 25, 2017

The President Donald Trump and his administration expanded restrictions on immigration and travel for eight countries on Sunday, adding to limitations already imposed by a previous ban — a decision already...

President Warren

Warren responds to immigration order

Henry Palattella January 29, 2017

Kent State President Beverly Warren broke her silence on President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration Sunday night in a university-wide email.The order, which Trump signed Friday, bans citizens...

Jared Strubel is a junior political science major and columnist for the Kent Stater. Contact him at jstrubel@kent.edu

Opinion: The shining city on the hill

Jared Strubel Kent State College Democrats March 30, 2016

In spite of Republican criticisms of President Obama’s handling of immigration, particularly in regards to our southern border, the administration has shown its ability to enforce the law with record...

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