Statue of Liberty

immigration

Trump Immigration Official Says Statue of Liberty's 'Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor' Was Talking About Europeans

“Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and will not become a public charge,” Ken Cuccinelli said.
Morgan Baskin
8.14.19
resistance

Statue of Liberty Protester Could Face Up to a Year and a Half in Prison

After scaling the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July to protest Trump's immigration policies, Therese Patricia Okoumou was brought up on three misdemeanor charges.
Marie Solis
7.5.18
travel ban

Trump's birthday present to America is a xenophobic travel ban

Keegan Hamilton
7.4.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Even the Statue of Liberty Joined the Women's Strike Thanks to an 'Unexpected Outage'

Lady Liberty went dark on Tuesday night—just in time for "A Day Without a Woman"—though park officials said it was just a systems failure.
Brian Moylan
3.8.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Women around the globe strike for International Women's Day, Hawaii sues over Trump's new travel ban, China urges North Korea to stop missile tests, and more.
VICE Staff
3.8.17
immigration

We Asked Tourists at Ellis Island What They Think About Trump's Immigration Crackdown

"It's crazy that we're in the 21st century, and we're going to go back to not allowing immigrants in our country."
Jason Bergman
1.31.17
Art

This Statue of Liberty Drawing Became a Symbol of the "No Ban, No Wall" Movement | Monday Insta Illustrator

Jamie Hu's illustration has been shared by thousands to protest Trump's Muslim ban.
Beckett Mufson
1.30.17
Stuff

The Statue of Liberty Was Originally Intended to Celebrate the End of American Slavery

We spoke with Ed Berenson, author of <i>The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story</i>, about the little-known origins of the iconic statue in New York Harbor.
VICE Staff
9.14.16
middle east

It's Not Easy Giving Gifts to an Ex-GITMO Detainee (Extra Scene from 'Life After Guantanamo')

In this extra scene, VICE News visits former Guantanamo detainee Lotfi Bin Ali in the remote city of Semey in Kazakhstan, where attempts to deliver gifts are met with suspicion and hostility from local authorities.
VICE News
10.29.15
middle east

"Freedom" in Kazakhstan (Excerpt from 'Life After Guantanamo')

In this excerpt, VICE News meets a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was resettled in a remote area of Kazakhstan.
VICE News
10.23.15
egypt

Egypt's President Vows to Defeat Terrorists During Suez Canal Expansion Ceremony

More than 140 years after its initial opening, the government hopes the expansion project will double the annual revenue generated by the canal.
Pierre-Louis Caron
8.6.15
Stuff

What's It's Like to Get Paid to Stand Outside in a Statue of Liberty Outfit

It isn't an easy gig, but those who do the work usually don't have a whole lot of other options.
Peter Rugh
3.2.15
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