The Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti has refocused attention on the world’s trauma victims. They are far too many to count, and the aftershocks to them, their families, and the world around them are immeasurable, yet numbingly real and lasting.
“Quien lo hubiera creído?” (Who would have thought?), she says, and suddenly I’m getting the story I had missed years before.
An audio timeline of three families’ experiences of U.S. immigration law, from arrest to detention to deportation.
In Little Village, community members recognize that the fight against obesity in the Latino population has multiple fronts, and that a united effort on the part of parents, schools and neighborhood organizations to promote healthy eating has more of a chance of success than any isolated campaign.
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.
After leaving war-torn Iraqi, Shahid searches for peace, control and job success in the United States. Unable to find it, she is considering returning home despite the danger.
Privacy lawyer Sachi Jepson looked forward to working at an international law firm in Washington D.C. because of the firm’s…
“I thought I was running to save my life from back home, but here it’s a different fight, a different ball game,” Eugene Peba says.
In one Chicago-area family, two siblings are in the process of securing DACA approval to work, go to school and avoid deportation for two years. The Parra family has much to celebrate this holiday season; a judge tossed out their father’s deportation thanks to the testimony of their younger brother.
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.”
Immigration lawyer A. Olusanjo Omoniyi knows that the courts might save money by using video conferencing, but it’s also been…