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The Migration

Desperate and alone: Unaccompanied minors traveling to the U.S. in record numbers seek legal aid

June 17th, 2013 by Katie-Meelel Nodjimbadem | No Comments

Desperate and alone: Unaccompanied minors traveling to the U.S. in record numbers seek legal aid

Privacy lawyer Sachi Jepson looked forward to working at an international law firm in Washington D.C. because of the firm’s…


Lessons from My Immigrant Father

May 20th, 2013 by Katie-Meelel Nodjimbadem | No Comments

Lessons from My Immigrant Father

  The backyard erupted with cheers when the team across the net missed the volleyball that my 62-year-old father had…


Blowing out the candles and saying goodbye

November 5th, 2012 by Kris Bonifacio | No Comments

Blowing out the candles and saying goodbye

As we gathered around the cake and she blew out her candles, I became aware of the one piece that was missing: my mom. Just a few days before my sister’s birthday party, my mom left our home in the Philippines to begin our family’s new life in the United States.


At 70, my abuela opens up

November 5th, 2012 by Oliver Ortega | No Comments

At 70, my abuela opens up

“Quien lo hubiera creído?” (Who would have thought?), she says, and suddenly I’m getting the story I had missed years before.


A life in two tapes

November 4th, 2012 by Erin Berger | No Comments

A life in two tapes

My mom translates: “She says it may take a while to remember everything.”…More words from my grandmother, and a laugh. “She doesn’t think her story is very interesting!”


Emilio and Kale: Two roads out of Cuba

June 18th, 2012 by Anna Radoff | No Comments

Emilio and Kale: Two roads out of Cuba

Emilio and his partner Kale arrived in the US from Cuba through two very different routes. Reunited, they are free from persecution for their sexuality.


An American dream, permission pending

January 15th, 2012 by Karen Chen, Emily Jan, Adam Sege, Priyanka Tilve | No Comments

An American dream, permission pending

Eugene Peba made it to America. Now he’s waiting to hear if he can stay.




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