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Challenging prohibitions on driving in Saudi Arabia is no easy task.
A Physicist Who Always Dreamed of Working in the US Says It’s No Longer the ‘Global Center of Science’
His family zigzagged the globe in pursuit, and defense, of science. Now, he's worried about the future of science in the US.
They were in the US legally due to a statute offered to people from countries in crisis. Now, their crisis is deemed over, but it's not easy to return home.
When Prudence Nandaula got a new job in Kuwait, she was thrilled. But when she arrived, her passport was taken from her — and she was given a mop.
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.
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.
"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..."
“...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."
Sure, some students can manage to study abroad. But City Stay, in the state of Minnesota, is putting a twist on the concept, making it local and far more accessible.
It began with a video of Liban Adam drinking a giant bowl of camel’s milk and ended in a one-month $80,000 fundraiser.
An unmarked hotel along the Mexico-Guatemala border has become a frequent stop for weary migrants from parts of Africa and Haiti heading north.
"I want to transfer the chance I got to my little sisters in Nepal. I want to help them learn what I learned and reach where I am today."
Lebanon's King of Comedy Is on a Global Mission to Make Everyone Laugh at the Same Joke. It's Working.
When Nemr About Nassar told his Arab dad he was going to become a comedian, his response was, "You want to become a clown?"
After the lethal shooting of Liu Shaoyo, a Chinese man in Paris, an overlooked community in France finds its voice.
“I’m just trying to figure out the best way in order to demolish this stigma that all Muslim people are terrorists."
Many immigrants' previous professions can slip away because of red tape, economics and hefty requirements. "Welcome Back" centers are trying to help with the hurdles.
Software writers and technology activists are coming together to design a crowd-sourcing app to help undocumented immigrants who are trying to avoid US authorities.
Chicago-based singer Zeshan Bagewadi, better known as Zeshan B, has embraced the music his Indian father introduced him to: soul, gospel and R&B.