Sep. 12, 2017—A panel discussion about the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, at Vanderbilt Law School.
Sep. 5, 2017—Dear Vanderbilt students, We know many of you are deeply concerned about President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. As Chancellor Zeppos shared in his statement today, Vanderbilt opposes this action and is committed to supporting and embracing our students regardless of their immigration status, citizenship or nationality....
Sep. 5, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and other university leaders opposed the decision to rescind the DACA program today and reiterated the university’s commitment to supporting its students regardless of their immigration status, citizenship or nationality.
Sep. 5, 2017—"We will continue to support and embrace our students regardless of immigration status, citizenship or nationality," Chancellor Zeppos said in a statement following the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Jun. 2, 2017—The Office of the Chancellor hosted “Food from Inside the Travel Ban,” a fundraiser for TN Justice for Our Neighbors, June 1 at the Wyatt Center Rotunda. The event featured food inspired by Syria, Libya, Yemen, Sudan, Iran and Somalia.
Apr. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt joined 29 other top universities in filing a joint amicus brief April 20 urging the U.S. Court of Appeals to uphold the injunction against the Trump administration's travel ban.
Apr. 4, 2017—Vanderbilt and 30 of the nation’s other top universities have filed a joint amicus brief urging that the U.S. District Court's preliminary injunction against portions of the latest executive order regarding immigration and refugees be upheld.
Feb. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt University and 16 of the nation’s other top universities have filed a joint amicus brief urging that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington’s Feb. 3 stay of the Jan. 27 Executive Order regarding immigration and refugees be upheld.
Jan. 31, 2017—History professor Paul Kramer of Vanderbilt University cites other eras of hostility to immigrants in America, to show that that current anxiety about Muslims is not a new phenomenon
Oct. 26, 2016—Internet posts by white supremacists websites have spiked in concert with the presidential campaign.
Mar. 17, 2016—Presidential candidate Donald Trump may be inadvertently tapping into a phenomenon that is energizing U.S. Latinos against him when he talks of sending illegal immigrants home and building a wall blocking off Mexico.
Mar. 14, 2016—The Center for Latin American Studies and the Peabody College Department of Teaching and Learning will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario to Nashville March 29-30. Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique’s Journey" as well as current issues regarding immigration.