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16 July 2016
Mercy Krua is a Liberian refugee who lives in Boston. Her son was also a Liberian refugee. But he decided to move back to Liberia and make his life there.
15 July 2016
"On my way home, I tweeted: 'Police have cordoned off the Philippines embassy in Beijing in anticipation of protests. No sign of protests yet.'"
10 July 2016
Advocates say as many as 15,000 people who were adopted from abroad but never naturalized are waiting for legislation that would give them the chance to get documented too.
8 July 2016
"Think critically about what is reported and how it's being said. More importantly, look for what's being left off the page and why."
6 July 2016
With the federal fiscal control board imposed by the recent signing of PROMESA into law, Puerto Ricans have taken to the streets and social media to protest.
5 July 2016
"I have traveled on behalf of the State Department. [...] I am still one of the many Muslims in this country who have been detained, profiled, and surveilled."
3 July 2016
25 June 2016
President Obama is falling short on his pledge to accept Syrian refugees. But some Syrians already have visas and are living in the US, not as refugees, but as professors.
18 June 2016
15 June 2016
Puerto Ricans mourn the loss of loved ones in one of the most popular destinations for Puerto Ricans who emigrate to the US looking for better opportunities.
"So many friends came and showed their love...I saw everyone cried, I saw everyone’s eyes, don’t cry my dears, let’s be strong and hold each other’s hands."
14 June 2016
"It doesn’t matter exactly which religion made him hate us to death...It’s always the fear of those who are different, those who challenge the existing order."
‘There Are Increasingly More and More Positive, Strong and Motivating Representations of Black Women’
The author interviews American filmmaker, scholar and activist, Beti Ellerson.
'"Not in our name," they said. Each one of the speakers committed to not let this incident be used to further target Muslims in America and around the world.'
7 June 2016
"So you’re in essence creating a board [...] that will be of nonresidents of the island running the financial affairs of Puerto Rico for the next five, possibly 10 years."
29 May 2016
Kwv txhiaj has its origins in southern China and Southeast Asia, is several centuries old and is kept alive through its singers. One of them calls the US Midwest home.
22 May 2016
Magdi Hanna grew up in Egypt, but when he moved to the United States, he found a calling fixing the decades-old musical machines.
8 May 2016
7 May 2016
In Zacualpa, some residents take out a loan and head north in search of a better life. But they don't all make it and some go missing.