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An anti-referendum poster in Zurich, Switzerland originally stating, “Unchecked naturalization? No to an easier path to citizenship.” 
Vandalized to read “Unchecked incitement? No — Yes to an easier path to citizenship.”

Switzerland’s Immigration Referendum Is No Better Than America’s Muslim Ban

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Are you angry about President Trump’s P’00 recent executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority states for 90 days?  Are you outraged over the White House’s plans for “extreme vetting” of these immigrants?  You have every right to be.  The hastily arranged order not only panicked legitimate visa holders and theirRead More

We Are Immigrant America

We Are Immigrant America

February 17, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

Ms. Kolina Koleva has been a math teacher at Choate for three years. She is an immigrant from Bulgaria.  In 1989, when I was six, the Berlin Wall fell. We were a socialist country in the 80s, and people mostly complained about things like waiting in line in the coldRead More

American agents patrol the Mexican border alongside an existing border wall. The United States Department of Homeland Security is responsible for monitoring the borders.

Embrace Immigrants

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This article is part of a for-against series. See the other side here.  Inscribed on the Statue of Liberty, one of America’s most iconic monuments, are the words “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free.” Indeed, as this quote implies, immigration is the foundationRead More

Trump Banned My Grandmother

Trump Banned My Grandmother

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

My father left my mother, sister, and I when I was about two years old, for reasons unknown to me. I’m not ashamed to admit this publicly, and it rarely crosses my mind. In fact, I am often proud to admit that my mother single-handedly supported my sister and meRead More

Community Voices Solidarity for Those Affected by Immigration Ban

February 3, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate students and faculty are anxiously monitoring further developments in the chaos after President Trump’s P ’00 executive order restricting immigration from predominantly Muslim countries last Friday. It is hard to predict what the repercussions of President Trump’s executive order will be on Choate’s administration. “Protecting the Nation from ForeignRead More