The Guilfordian

Salvini Decree hindering immigration

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

On Monday, Sept. 24, the Italian government issued a strict decree on immigration, calling for tougher standards in order to qualify for humanitarian protection. The decree, also known as the Salvini Decree, was created by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and approved by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte,...

US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

Zain Hameed, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

On August 31, the Trump administration cut all aid to the UNWRA, a UN agency that provides support and assistance to Palestinian refugees. “We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year and get no appreciation or respect,” President Donald Trump said in a tweet. This decision...

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2018

Every Campus a Refuge was represented and recognized by the United Nations at the U.N. Together Campaign Summit in New York on Jan. 9. The event sought to promote refugee resettlement efforts and the alleviation of problems that refugees face, specifically in a college setting. 10 colleges and universities,...

ECAR invites refugees into community

ECAR invites refugees into community

Christopher Colins, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

“Important update: Guilford College is now a refuge!” reads the banner on everycampusarefuge.org. Diya Abdo, associate professor of English and founder of Every Campus a Refuge, issued a global call for every college campus to host one refugee family. Whether you are aware of it or not, Guilford...