Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies
Director, Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies
Jorge Santos, assistant professor of English and Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies, teaches a class.
Faculty in the Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies program bring expertise from the social sciences, the humanities, sciences and the arts, including biology, economics, education, history, music, political science, religious studies, sociology and anthropology, Spanish and visual arts.
The diverse team of faculty are active in the field, publishing, attending conferences and conducting extensive and original research.
Undocumented and ‘DACAmented’ Students
Where does Holy Cross stand on undocumented and “DACAmented” students?
The College accepts applications from undocumented and DACAmented students. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has created a page for information on immigration-related resources.
Official Positions of Holy Cross on Immigrants and the Undocumented
- Nov. 18, 2016: Holy Cross President Joins College, University Leaders in Open Letter to President-Elect Trump
- Nov. 21, 2016: College & University Presidents Call for U.S. to Uphold and Continue DACA
- Nov. 30, 2016: Statement of AJCU Presidents on Undocumented Students
- Nov. 30, 2016: A Statement from Leaders in Catholic Higher Education (PDF)
- August 2017: Maintain Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) - Sign-On Letter for Educators in the Ignatian Network (PDF)
- Oct. 25, 2017: “AJCU President Challenges Jesuit Educated Members of Congress to Respond to Situation of Undocumented Young People”
Check out the website My Undocumented Life, a source of up-to-date information and resources for undocumented students.
Check the preview of a movie made by students in the SPAN 312: Filmmaking in Spanish, taught by Prof. Bridget Franco: https://vimeo.com/245435231
The Writer’s Workshop provides specific support for bilingual students.