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The Migration
Helen Yu

Helen Yu, 28, never imagined she would be living in America. “I’d always dreamed that if I ever lived abroad it would be in Australia.” But her heart had different ideas when Helen met her husband, a Chicago native who was sent to China to set up their company’s computer systems in the China office, where Helen worked in human resources.


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Culture Shock
Learning to believe in an Indian belief in ghosts

One of Shaheda’s neighbors back in India used to see a female ghost strolling down the street every night.


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Learning the Language
Winning Moves: Athletes are going wherever it takes

Many, like Jonathan Dugger, come seeking money or fame that they could never find in their home country. For some, the move pays off.


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Work, Jobs and Money
Cambodia’s Vietnamese community drawn into commercial sex industry

“Girls are often kept by the purchaser for two to four weeks and then returned back home where they attend school and do household chores as if nothing happened,” said Brown.


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Problems with Papers
Angy, asked and answered

I saw my 46-year-old father slowly kneel on the ground next to my mother, who scurried to hold him back up. “I’m so sorry, Yoona, and I’m so sorry to your mom,” he whispered. “I’m an illegal and I’m so sorry I can’t be the husband or father I want to be.”


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Family
For the family in Latin America: Financial help from afar

For many Hispanic Chicago immigrants, helping families back home is an act of love, and in many cases, also a lifeline.


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Fearing the Law
Mentally detained: Immigrants with mental illnesses fight to stay in the U.S.

The mental illnesses of immigrants like Carlos often take a heavy emotional and financial toll on their families. Click here…


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Identity
What is statelessness?

Statelessness affects about 15 million people. Some populations are well known, like the Palestinians and the Roma. Others, less so, like the Rohingya population of Burma.


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Good Question
What is the process for deciding if a person has a sufficient fear of persecution to be granted refugee status?

Not only were Alnidawi’s circumstances extraordinary, but he also worked for U.S. citizens while in Baghdad…If his whole neighborhood were bombed, that wouldn’t be enough to grant him asylum. Something must have happened on a more personal level.

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