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New York University Offers Free Legal Counsel to Illegal Immigrant Students and Staff

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/17/2019 at 12:00pm

Shouldn’t schools that do this sort of thing be cut off from federal funds?

Campus Reform reports:

DeBlasio’s alma mater offers free legal counsel to illegal students, employees

New York University spoke out against immigration enforcement over the weekend amid mounting anticipation of ICE raids, offering free legal counsel to students and employees at...

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St. Bonaventure University Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit from Wiccan Professor

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2019 at 8:00am 7/15/2019 at 8:00am

This is an update to a story we ran last month. It’s an interesting case.

The Olean Times Herald reports:

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New York Gov. Cuomo Signs Law to Allow Congress Access to Trump’s State Tax Returns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 8, 2019 at 1:00pm 7/8/2019 at 1:00pm

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law on Monday morning that allows Congress to access President Donald Trump’s state tax returns. From The New York Times:

The bill requires state tax officials to release the president’s state returns for any “specified and legitimate legislative purpose” on the request...

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Campus of College of New Rochelle up for Sale as it Prepares for Closure

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 10:00am 6/25/2019 at 10:00am

This is now happening on a near weekly basis. Someone needs to think of something to do with all these empty campuses.

Lohud reports:

College of New Rochelle campus up for sale as school readies for shutdown

The College of New Rochelle’s 15.6-acre campus is being put up for sale as the school prepares...

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Literature Prof Says it Makes Him Happy to See Poor White People Begging

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 8:00am 6/25/2019 at 8:00am

What kind of person says this about any particular group of people?

The College Fix reports:

Black SUNY prof: ‘Seeing poor white people makes me happy’

A professor of literature at SUNY Old Westbury says it makes him happy when he sees poor white people on the street begging for food or money.

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Bill de Blasio Blasted for Claiming Anti-Semitism is a “Right Wing Movement”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 11:00am 6/6/2019 at 11:00am
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New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Bill de Blasio (D) is facing a wave of criticism from Republicans and Democrats alike over absurd and easily disprovable claims about anti-Semitism he made Tuesday at a press conference on the rise of hate crimes in NYC.

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Veterans Walk Out of Meeting With Ocasio-Cortez After She Bashes U.S. and Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 10:00am 6/2/2019 at 10:00am
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was in a meeting with constituents this weekend and drifted into predictable territory, criticizing the United States and President Trump. Two veterans who were at the meeting, walked out.

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NYU Journalism Course on the ‘Far Right’ Cancelled After Only Two Students Sign up

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8:00am 5/31/2019 at 8:00am

The low enrollment for this course might have had something to do with the instructor.

The College Fix reports:

She falsely called an ICE agent a Nazi. NYU hired her to teach a ‘far right’ course. Two students signed up.

Talia Lavin was publicly embarrassed when her fact-checking skills were exposed as shoddy last...

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NYU Graduation Speaker Calls Trump a Fascist, Praises Anti-Israel BDS Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 11:00am 5/30/2019 at 11:00am
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A doctoral graduate named Steven Thrasher spoke at New York University’s convocation ceremony and offered a diatribe of left-wing talking points.

Thrasher bashed Trump and Israel while praising the BDS movement, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter.

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SUNY Plattsburgh Provides Students With ‘Therapy Donkeys’ Ahead of Exams

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/7/2019 at 12:00pm

After hours of studying for exams, what’s better to soothe your nerves than petting a donkey?

The College Fix reports:

University provides therapy donkeys to students ahead...

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New York State government joins the War on Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:00am 5/1/2019 at 11:00am
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The State government in New York has become part of the #Resistance to Trump, and not just on policy issues.

The law enforcement and legislative functions have been co-opted to target Trump because he is a political enemy. In the war on Trump, important norms are being broken. It’s disgusting...

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Parents Upset After High School Assignment Has Students Rate Their Privilege

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 1:30pm 4/20/2019 at 1:30pm

Jewish students were told to add 25 points because Judaism is the most privileged religion. When do parents start suing over this type of garbage?

The Daily Gazette reports:

‘Privilege’ scorecard stirs angst in Saratoga Springs

A class exercise asking students at Saratoga Springs High School to score their privileged status raised concerns among...

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NY Democrats Reject Tuition for Gold Star Families After Approving it for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:30am 4/13/2019 at 11:30am

It’s probably safe to say at this point that Democrats care more about illegal immigrants than they do about American citizens.

Campus Reform reports:

NY Dems reject tuition aid for Gold Star kids after doling out millions for illegal students

New York State Assembly Democrats denied hundreds of thousands of dollars in tuition money...

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CDC warns that superbug fungus is infecting hundreds across the U.S.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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At Legal Insurrection, not only do you get hard-hitting legal analysis of current events, you also are exposed to the cutting edge of emerging disease news!

Readers may recall that in November, 2016, I reported that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that the first cases of a drug-resistant...

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Linda Sarsour gets NYC Jewish Democrat Councilman kicked off committee for saying “Palestine does not exist”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 5:00pm 4/2/2019 at 5:00pm
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New York City Councilman Kalman Yeger (D) engaged in a series of tweets about Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and the non-existence of Palestine last week.

They generated such an uproar from The Usual Suspects that he has been tossed off an immigration committee at the insistence of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio...

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NYU Study Recommends Providing Government Benefits to Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:30am 3/23/2019 at 11:30am

This sounds a lot like the platform of the Democratic party. Must be a coincidence.

Campus Reform reports:

NYU study advocates providing government benefits to illegal aliens

A new study released by the Institute of Human Development...

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NYU Journalism School Hires Former New Yorker Writer Who Falsely Claimed ICE Agent Had Nazi Tattoo

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 22, 2019 at 10:00am 3/22/2019 at 10:00am

What a sterling example of why trust in the press is at such a record low. She’s going to teach a course about reporting on the “far right.”

The Wrap reports:

NYU Journalism School Hires Ex-New Yorker Fact Checker Who Falsely Said ICE Agent Had Nazi Tattoo

New York University h...

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