Stories about Migration & Immigration from May, 2017
“Forgive me, father, it was never my choice to leave.”
Rebels and their families are evacuating their last bastion in the city that has been dubbed “the capital of the revolution". Here are some of their stories.
Just 160 out of 11,300 applicants were accepted to Loyola’s medical school. But that’s not the only hurdle for undocumented students who get a coveted spot.
Identity, integration and Islam were critical issues in the Dutch spring elections in the Netherlands. At the heart of the debate was who belongs in the Netherlands.
How one community group is helping low-income residents — many of them immigrants — realize their tenant rights.
To protest against the border wall that divides the U.S. and Mexico, Germany's Dresden Symphonic Orchestra will stage an international concert with musicians on June 3, 2017, at the border.
As rents rise in Seattle on the US west coast, Congolese refugees are facing the very real threat of homelessness.
Guatemalan, Nicaraguan, Salvadoran and Honduran migrants participated in the Caravan of Refugees to advocate for the right to request asylum.
Around the world, an estimated 65 million people who, for one reason or another, have been forced to flee their homelands. This platform aims to reunite broken families.
"...the latest raid seems more like part of a well planned campaign aimed at crashing every business that does not belong to the big business."
"...it's not about laziness, but about human dignity if wages for work do not cover the basic costs of the workforce"
"No longer can I stay, it's true / No longer can I live in peace and harmony / No longer can I rest on my sleeping mat and pillow..."
The big and “beautiful” wall that some politicians promised to build, it already exists. But despite the massive metal fences and militarized checkpoints, love has no borders.
“...there’s almost like an invisible thread of your past pulling you to do certain areas of work, whether you sort of realize it or not."
Hundreds of migrant domestic workers and Lebanese activists took to the streets on Labour Day to protest against Lebanon's notorious Kafala system and for justice.
Made up of just a few dozen people, the world’s largest community of Vods lives outside St. Petersburg. Victoria Vziatysheva recently spoke to some of the Vods’ last living descendants.