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· January, 2014

Stories about Migration & Immigration from January, 2014

Immigration: Issue Still Pending After Obama's State of the Union Address

Obama insisted that the lower house pass an immigration reform in order to legalize the status of more than 11 million undocumented workers living in the United States.

Cries of Discrimination as Israel Detains Undocumented African Immigrants

Many have fled their home countries for Israel and are seeking refugee status. The detentions have unleashed a wave of demonstrations in Tel-Aviv.

Brazil's Evolving Relationship With Refugees

The number of refugees accepted into Brazil practically tripled from 2012 to 2013.

Photos: Chinese New Year Holiday Travel Rush

The Spring Festival, or lunar new year, is China's most important holiday for family reunions. According to The Ministry of Transportation, around 258 million train trips are estimated to be made...

Haiti, D.R.: Stateless in the Dominican Republic

jmc strategies blogs about the issue of Haitian statelessness in the Dominican Republic, specifically addressing anti-Haitian sentiment, questionable labour and living conditions, and forced repatriations, while offering solutions to the...

Another Indonesian Maid Tortured in Hong Kong

No Pants Subway Ride Day in Hong Kong

January 12 was set as the 2014 No Pants Subway Ride Day. The annual fun day originated from New York 13 years ago and entered Hong Kong in 2013. Yesterday...

A Russian Sex Slave's Suicide in Astrakhan

No one saw Galia Borisenko for until New Year's, when she appeared at her grandmother’s, gaunt and disoriented, and claiming to have survived almost 6 months as a sex slave.

Christmas in the Puerto Rican Diaspora

To mark the end of the “official” Christmas season in Puerto Rico, we share some links to the online magazine La Respuesta, which focuses on gathering the experience of the...

#ShamelesslyHaitian on Haiti's Independence Day

Haitians celebrate their culture with a creative hashtag on Haiti's independence day. Here's an interview with Bertin Louis who started the hashtag.

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