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NYU AAUP Letter to Hamilton on Academic Freedom and UAE Visa Denials to Faculty


The UAE has denied work visas to Professor of Journalism  Mohamad Bazzi and Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Arang Keshavarzian. This has been grossly ignored by NYU. Read the Middle East Studies Association's letter to Andrew Hamilton here. Read Mohamad Bazzi's op-ed "NYU in Abu Dhabi: A Sectarian Bargain"…

#DefendDACA: Resources for Resistance


On Tuesday, September 5, Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which provides young immigrants who arrived in the US during childhood without legal documentation protection from deportation. It is a bare-bones policy of human decency. DACA was made possible thanks to the brave resistance led by undocumented immigrants…

Letter to Hamilton for Stand Against Repeal of DACA


Dear President Hamilton, The news that the Trump Administration might repeal DACA [Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program] within the next few days is alarming. We are writing as concerned faculty to find out what actions NYU is taking to protect students who are affected by this policy change. We are…

Students Affected by the Reinstatement of the “Limited” Travel Ban


In response to today’s terrible news of the reinstatement of the "Limited" Travel Ban, students from the NYU Sanctuary Taskforce have asked the administration what students, faculty, staff and researchers affiliated with NYU can do if they have questions about their travel and general status in the US. Josh Taylor…

Building Sanctuary Momentum this Summer


At our last meeting during the semester, we talked about 3 things we would like to focus on for this coming summer and fall for our NYU Sanctuary group: Create stronger political coalitions within NYU, across NYC campuses, and with community organizations; Educate ourselves about political organizing and expanding our…

May Day Walkout: Photos


On Monday, May 1, NYU Sanctuary coordinated a Walk Out because NYU has yet to make concrete policy changes to support students affected by Trump's violence!  We walked out to make three demands of the NYU administration: Expand access to housing, financial aid, and employment to those affected by Trump’s policies;…

Update from NYU Sanctuary, April 11, 2017


To our fellow members of the NYU Sanctuary Working Group: Our movement has had a real outcome in a very short time.  On Tuesday, April 4th, four key parts of our campaign came together to push for the most effective possible meeting between our students and NYU administration—represented by President…

Student Letter to President Hamilton & Proposal


Dear President Hamilton, We write to you as undergraduate, graduate, and professional student representatives of NYU Sanctuary, a coalition dedicated to protecting and providing for our university community in an age when the values that NYU espouses are under attack. Attached to this letter you will find our proposed Sanctuary…