For many Chicago immigrants, the American dream is one of being in two places at once, living here and staking a claim to the future of the country they don’t have to leave behind.
Today, immigrants who left Ireland in the 1950s and ’60s are senior citizens. Many have fallen through the cracks and are in need of services – and the Irish government has taken notice.
Angelo Rusconi arrived in Endebess, Kenya, in January 2008, just before a wave of post-election violence forced mountaintop villagers out of their homes, scattering them down into the valley below. Less than 48 hours later, he was tossing plastic tarps over tree branches, creating makeshift homes for hundreds of displaced Kenyans.
Damodhar Dhakal isn’t like most travelers. He came to the United States in March 2009 not just with one carry-on and a suitcase, but with his whole life. Dhakal is a refugee.
Last summer I had the opportunity to visit the home my grandparents had shared in Manchester before immigrating to America. It meant little to me until after my experience on the uncomfortable park bench in Caen.
First generation immigrant youth discuss traveling to Pakistan and how that affects their identity, image, and future relationship with Pakistan.
Over eight years, Azita Mojarad ping-ponged between eight countries, alone and undocumented. When she finally made it back to America in 1987, it was far from the dream she expected.
The swords on his arm seem to clash with his easygoing nature, but it is clear that Sai has a mission…“I have to do something to protect our people, to protect our heritage. I want to let the world know: This is what’s going on in Burma.”
Jennifer Zamora-Cisneros could not wait any longer to get her son’s hair trimmed. She had hoped that her husband would…
In the U.S. Census’ most recent American Community Survey, it is estimated that 51,972 people of Arab descent currently live…
Akol was unaware of complexities that came with obtaining the luxuries he desired in Sudan and Kenya that in the U.S. were the basic staples of daily life.