On Revoking Student Visas. Or, what it feels like when the secret fear that organized your immigrant life becomes a reality.

So, yesterday Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) quietly announced that international students on F-1 or M-1 visas will be required to leave the US, if their courses go entirely online in the fall. Active students currently in the United States enrolled in [online only] programs must depart the country or take other measures, such as… Read More On Revoking Student Visas. Or, what it feels like when the secret fear that organized your immigrant life becomes a reality.

Who Is a True American? The Muslim-ban is About Volk, Not Just Racism and Islamophobia

Last night many friends of mine dropped everything and went to airports to protest the ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries entering the US. I wrote on Facebook that as an immigrant myself, I am proud of, and grateful for, everyone who did so. Over the last few months, however, whenever I’ve expressed fear… Read More Who Is a True American? The Muslim-ban is About Volk, Not Just Racism and Islamophobia

What the F just happened? For my US friends, a long attempt to Brexplain

The vice provost dropped by again this morning. He asked how I was feeling. “Imagine how you are going to feel if Trump wins in November” I replied. “That’s how I’m feeling.” Yesterday I wrote on this blog that I didn’t understand what was happening. But last night as I sat at home watching the… Read More What the F just happened? For my US friends, a long attempt to Brexplain