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The Immigrant Archive Project Proudly Partners with DishLATINO
7 days ago

The Immigrant Archive Project Proudly Partners with DishLATINO

With Hispanic Heritage Month in full swing, the Immigrant Archive Project and DishLATINO are teaming up to digitally showcase the stories of Latino immigrants who left their home countries to …
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Immigration and the Nobel Prize
1 week ago

Immigration and the Nobel Prize

Every October, as the new Nobel Prize winners are announced, America gets a subtle reminder of the power of immigration. This year was no different.

The sole American winner of the …
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Standing Against Xenophobia
7 months ago

Standing Against Xenophobia

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During his address this week, President Trump discussed his Jan. 25th executive order to create an office called Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement or VOICE within the Department of Homeland …
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Illegal Immigration: Fact vs Fiction
7 months ago

Illegal Immigration: Fact vs Fiction

Most Americans believe that undocumented immigrants are Latino, mostly Mexicans, who crossed our southwestern border under the cover of night.

According to immigration hardliners, they are considered criminals who threaten …
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An American Tradition Worth Breaking
7 months ago

An American Tradition Worth Breaking

Here’s one of life’s great mysteries: Why does a nation of immigrants continue to fear and vilify the immigrant? While this is a difficult phenomenon to comprehend, it …
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The Unsuspecting Victims of Trump’s Deportation Orders
8 months ago

The Unsuspecting Victims of Trump’s Deportation Orders

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The Trump administration released instructions implementing its mass deportation orders. The order describes a sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigrants, proclaiming that it would seek to swiftly deport many more people …
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Rep. Steve King: Wrong on Assimilation
7 months ago

Rep. Steve King: Wrong on Assimilation

Iowa Rep. Steve King brought the issue of assimilation to national attention once again on Monday when he claimed that he wasn’t making a statement about race but rather about …
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The Unsuspecting Victims of Trump’s Deportation Orders
8 months ago

The Unsuspecting Victims of Trump’s Deportation Orders

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The Trump administration released instructions implementing its mass deportation orders. The order describes a sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigrants, proclaiming that it would seek to swiftly deport many more people …
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What Makes Us American?
8 months ago

What Makes Us American?

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The issue of self-identity among immigrants and the children of immigrants is rather complex and often nuanced. As our nation becomes an increasingly multicultural society, it is important to understand how …
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OpEd: A Day Without Immigrants
8 months ago

OpEd: A Day Without Immigrants

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Today, thousands of restaurants, hotels, construction companies and other businesses large and small are bracing for “A Day Without Immigrants,” a combination boycott/strike in support of the myriad contributions of …
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