Republican contender known for his hardline stance on immigration says graduates should be able to stay in the country. Former United States President Donald Trump has said he would automatically grant green cards to foreign graduates of US colleges if re-elected, an unexpected turn from the Republican known for his tough rhetoric on immigration. During […]

12:38 a.m. ET, May 6, 2024 Republican and Democratic officials weigh in on campus protests in Sunday interviews From CNN’s Sam Fossum, Avery Lotz and Kit Maher Republican and Democratic officials used cable news interviews Sunday morning to address the ongoing protests on college campuses against the war in Gaza. Here are some of the […]

1:40 a.m. ET, May 3, 2024 More than 2,000 people have been arrested on campuses since protests began. Here’s the latest From CNN staff More than 2,000 people have been arrested at colleges and universities since April 18 as a growing wave of pro-Palestinian campus protests ripples across the US. During the weeks of demonstrations, protesters […]

6:24 a.m. ET, May 2, 2024 Pro-Palestinian encampments set up at some UK universities From CNN’s Alex Hardie People gather during a protest in support of Palestinians at Newcastle University in Newcastle, England, on May 1, 2024. LoCNewcastle via X/Reuters Students at some universities in the United Kingdom have set up pro-Palestinian encampments in recent days. At Newcastle University, […]

5:26 a.m. ET, April 30, 2024 Jewish student sues Columbia, alleging it is failing to provide a safe environment From CNN’s Matt Egan An anonymous Jewish student alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday that Columbia University is failing to provide a safe learning environment for students during the ongoing pro-Palestinian demonstrations. The lawsuit, which is […]

9:12 a.m. ET, April 29, 2024 Columbia asks protesters to “voluntarily disperse,” will hold commencement but will not divest from Israel From CNN’s Omar Jimenez and Jeff Winter Demonstrators are seen at the pro-Palestinian encampment at the Columbia University in New York on Sunday. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images Columbia said in a statement Monday […]

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on April 23. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Several US lawmakers and other elected officials have spoken in media appearances Sunday about the protests seen across the country in response to Israel’s ongoing military campaign in Gaza. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell criticized what he […]

12:29 a.m. ET, April 28, 2024 Northeastern protesters deny university’s account of “professional organizers” at encampment From CNN’s Sharif Paget, Michelle Watson and Isabel Rosales The remains of a pro-Palestinian encampment on Northeastern’s campus are cleared up early Saturday morning in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 27. Erin Clark/The Boston Globe/Getty Images A Northeastern University student organization, Huskies […]

1:07 a.m. ET, April 27, 2024 Pro-Palestinian protests continue at campuses across the US. Here’s the latest From CNN Staff Pro-Palestinian supporters continue to organize a protest encampment on the campus of Columbia University on April 26, in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Pro-Palestinian protests continued at major US universities through Friday evening decrying Israel’s […]

Students at a growing number of U.S. colleges are gathering in protest encampments with a unified demand of their schools: Stop doing business with Israel — or any companies that support its ongoing war in Gaza. The demand has its roots in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, a decades-old campaign against Israel’s policies toward […]

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