Stories about Migration & Immigration from October, 2016
A mother who escaped gang violence with her children in El Salvador waits in Boston to know whether she and her family can stay in the US legally or not.
As an undocumented teenager, Antonio Valdovinos couldn’t become a US Marine. He went on to start a civic engagement organization instead.
"Events like the 2010 earthquake should be basis for humanitarian asylum. Does sending people back to a country without a working infrastructure and facing famine and disease constitute justice?"
"Different opportunities are provided by the two different places. I think more people should have two different countries. More than one, anyway!”
The president's face, or the face of a humble migrant?
50 Years Later, Protesters in Texas Reenact a Farmworker Strike That Is Scarcely Mentioned in History Books
“People don’t leave their own stories, people don’t leave letters, or diaries, or other types of autobiographies or personal stories.”