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They Think We’re Coming for their American Dream: The Salvadorian Immigration Epidemic

By Ghazal Rahmanpanah –El Salvador/USA– A century ago immigration in the United States was synonymous with the image of ships arriving at Ellis Island filled with […]

Central America, Feature Articles, Immigration, Political Violence, Politics & Democracy, Poverty, The World, United States, War & Conflict

Indigenous Interpreters Provide Missing Link for Natividad Medical Center Patients

by Kate Daniels Kurz, The WIP Director Natividad Medical Center, located in Salinas, California – the heart of California’s “Salad Bowl” – is one of the […]

Business & Economy, California, Employment, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Immigration, Indigenous Culture, Language, Mexico, Social Change, Teaching & Learning, United States

A Tale of Two Syrian Daughters

by Aloosh Devrim -Syria- Nada struggles to sleep amid the rapid and consistent blasts of artillery shelling and gunfire, a noise that has become commonplace in […]

Family, Feature Articles, Immigration, Politics & Democracy, Syria, The World

In Australia, Is ‘Say No To Burqas’ Say No To Immigration?

by Sarah Irving –Australia– For a piece of cloth, the burqa arouses an extraordinary amount of emotion. In France women wearing it have been criminalised, and […]

Arts & Culture, Australia, Feature Articles, Immigration, Islam, The World, Women's Rights

A Home Away From Home: Filipina Nannies Create Spaces of Belonging in Canada

by Katie Palmer –Canada– In 2009, the Toronto Star published a series of investigative reports on the widespread abuse and exploitation of Filipina live-in caregivers. The […]

Canada, Employment, Feature Articles, Immigration, Philippines, The World

Local Arizona Voices Chime In on Immigration Debate

by Melissa Hahn –USA– When Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1070 into law, she thrust the state into the national spotlight as a catalyst […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Immigration, Mexico, Politics & Democracy, United States

India Sets Its Sights on Higher Education

by Priyanka Bhardwaj – India – Education remains an emotional subject in a poor and developing country like India, where it is seen as the primary […]

Asia, Feature Articles, Immigration, India, Teaching & Learning

From Denmark with Love:An Interview with Filmmaker Janus Metz

by Brittany Shoot – Denmark – Migrant communities in Denmark are a subject fraught with debate. As South Asian women increasingly immigrate to Scandinavia, stricter laws […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Immigration, Interviews, Marriage, Sex Trafficking, Thailand

Immigrant Survivors of Abuse Struggle within a Changing System

by Michelle Chen – USA – “I can scream, and nobody can hear me.” The walls had been closing in on Monica Bejar for years. She […]

Domestic Violence, Immigration, Laws & Legislation, Politics & Democracy, United States, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights

A Current between Shores: Leaving Home

by Rose-Anne Clermont – Germany – They leave holding only their children’s small hands in their own. A crumpled photo of a relative might find its […]

Feature Articles, Germany, Haiti, Immigration, Refugees, The World

Turn Back South: Immigration Through the Lens of a Bosnian Immigrant

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Though the United States is a country of immigrants, immigration divides the culture and fuels an endless debate clouded by […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Immigration, Interviews, Mexico, United States

Not Your Typical Nobel Laureate: Amartya Sen on Distorted Multiculturalism

by Eva Sohlman – Sweden – How does a society best deal with its immigrant minorities? This is a question which has become increasingly urgent as […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Immigration, Politics & Democracy, Religion, The World