Stories about Migration & Immigration from January, 2016
A Venezuelan Digital Artist Defends LGBT Rights Despite Social and Political Censorship
Who's behind censorship and why? What happens when old social norms around gender are questioned? Danial Arzola, creator of the campaign 'I'm not a joke', answers these and other questions.
British-Iranian Journalist Tweets Her Experience Being Denied Boarding on a Flight to the US
"My fully #British daughter can't attend her #American cousin's bday cos her mum was born in #Iran," wrote Rana Rahimpour, explaining how new restrictions prevented her from boarding the flight.
A Revolution of Music and Poetry From Behind the Computer Screens of Nicaragua
Blogger Heydi Ortega argues that today's Nicaraguan youths are in a unique position, beset with a new generation's troubles, and poised for revolutionary actions, if they're willing.
As US Steps Up Deportations, Advocates Push for Refugee Status for Central Americans
"It doesn't matter if you are documented. You have rights in this country."