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Several officials and activists spoke during the session including remarks by the performance artist Anna Mwalagho. Using a blend of humor and truth she touched upon the many benefits African immigrants bring to the US. READ MORE...here bit.ly/1oI16By
Trump attacked DACA, DREAMERS and Mexico on Easter Sunday. Remember when he claimed he had a "great heart" for dreamers? Heart for a border wall, heart for immigration policies that separate families, heart for presenting the immigrant community as gang members and drug dealers. CORAZON QUEBRADO FOLLOW JP Dominguez on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jpdominguez/ @JPDOMINGUEZ
(more stories at http://weareamericastories.org) Ifonia Gelin is a Haitian community organizer in the Bay Area. Her mother came to the U.S. from Haiti in the 1980s and Ifonia followed her when she was ten years old. Ifonia's youngest brother died in January 2010 earthquake and she has longed to go back to see family and help with the recovery. However, because of problems updating her permanent residency status she cannot leave the country.
Sanctuary cities endanger society, law enforcement and the very immigrants they claim they try to protect
This part focuses on domestic violence experienced by immigrant woman.
Immigration is a hot-button issue these days. Deportation, the rate of incarceration of immigrants, sanctuary cities, children of undocumented parents and what is happening to them.
Paradise Lost / 失落樂園 Community space to immigrant workers / 移工 M.A.S. (Micro Architecture Studio) Adviser / 張懷文老師 HUAI-WEN , CHANG Designer/ 黃乙元 YI-YUAN , HUANG 龔智群 CHIH-CHUN , KUNG "印尼街"位於北車旁不起眼的小巷弄內，是東南亞移工們的心靈寄托之處。這裡有熟悉的語言、道地的家鄉菜、親朋好友們，對於久久放一次假的移工來說，來這裡有如回到故鄉般。 然而現今的印尼街內的社交空間狹小、人車共道、無法遮風避雨還有充斥著汽車廢氣。未來，還面臨被都更遷移的危機。 我們希望透過可模組拆卸的臨時微建築，來解決社交空間不足及法律限制的問題；竹子構成的模組空間，除了回應東南亞特殊文化外，本身輕盈卻有結構性的特質，易於搬運、組裝與拆卸；微建築上方及側面的薄膜構造，除了可以為移工們遮陽避雨外，還可配合氣候引導風流使內部空間達到宜人的溫度，同時吸附周遭廢氣粉塵改善空氣品質。 "Indonesia Street" is located at the humble alley next to the Taipei Main Station,served as the Spiritual sustenance for the immigrant workers from Southeast Asia.Here are friends,family and the delicious home cooking.For the exhausting immigrant workers,coming here just like returning...
The ten countries with greatest number of foreign born residents. 10. Spain 6.5 million immigrants (13.8% of pop) 9. Australia 6.5 million immigrants (27.7%) 8. Canada 7.3 million immigrants (20.7%) 7. France 7.4 million immigrants (11.6%) 6. United Kingdom 7.8 million immigrants (12.4%) 5. United Arab Emirates 7.8 million immigrants (83.7%) 4. Saudi Arabia 9.1 million immigrants (31.4%) 3. Germany 9.8 million immigrants (11.9%) 2. Russia 11 million immigrants (7.7%) 1. USA 45.7 million immigrants (14.3%) Data from the United Nations http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/migration/data/index.shtml Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ Like our page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Join us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100...
My research topic is “Navigating safety in the context of immigration: Indian women experiencing domestic violence in Aotearoa/ New Zealand.” The study intends to investigate how the process of migration affects Indian women’s attempts to navigate their safety in the face domestic violence in Aotearoa/ New Zealand.
Milwaukee's police chief speaks at Voces de la Frontera's Annual Assembly. Subscribe to WISN on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/1emE5YX Get more Milwaukee news: http://www.wisn.com/ Like us: http://www.facebook.com/wisn12 Follow us: http://twitter.com/WISN12News
PUZZLE is a closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very, very good at it.
Welcome to Polycultural Immigrant and Community Services - your one stop shop settlement services agency in the Greater Toronto Area. Relocating to a new country isn’t easy, that’s why we’re here to help you integrate into Canadian society to make you feel at home.
In January 2017, The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) asked Chi Hack Night’s Deportation/Immigration/Refugee Task Force breakout group about building an app to help the immigrant community. After a couple iterations and fifteen months, the app is ready to launch! The app will help members of the immigrant community find and access resources related to citizenship, and will serve as a compliment to the outreach being done by multiple community organizations in the area. Yonatan Kogan, the primary software engineer on the project, will talk about the process of working with ICIRR to design and build the app, the challenges that the group faced, and the lessons they learned along the way.
A growing community of Somali immigrant families in St. Cloud, Minn., has presented multiple challenges for local educators who have been grappling with not only how to meet the students' linguistic and educational needs, but also how to create a learning environment where they feel safe and welcome. Confronting anti-Muslim sentiment both inside the district and outside in the broader community has been especially vexing. Most of the Somali community in St. Cloud is Muslim. To help build linguistic and cultural bridges between educators and the Somali community, school district leaders hired Ahmed Hassan and Bishar Hassan. The two Somali brothers, who are bilingual communication support specialists, have duties that range from providing verbal and written translations into Somali and ...
From June 7-9, 2017, scholars, researchers, community organizers, service providers, elected officials, leaders of faith communities, immigrant advocates, and others, joined together for a 3-day conference on how diverse communities are working together to protect, empower and meet the needs of immigrants and refugees in an era of heightened uncertainty. The conference examined “whole of community” responses to protecting and empowering immigrants and offered models and best practices for moving forward amidst numerous challenges. The event was hosted by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS), Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance of Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston, the Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative, and the South Texas College of Law Houston...
Throughout the campaign, Donald Trump promised to deport the majority of the 11 million illegal immigrants living in the United States. Since he took office less than two months ago, more than 800 people have been arrested and deported. In California, the state's majority Hispanic population is pushing back.
Van Lan Truong’s refugee experience motivates her to help her fellow immigrants integrate into American society. Because of her experience as an immigrant who sought freedom and a better quality of life, she urges her peers to help advocate for the rights of other immigrants.
In Chapter 6 of 14, "Suits: A Woman on Wall Street" author Nina Godiwalla connects her anceint Persian-Indian, or Parsi, culture to modern times through experiencing the benefits of immigrant community support across the United States. Descended from 10th century Iranian Zoroastrians who immigrated to India and, the United States based Parsi culture is small and extremely close-knit. The culture values achievement and organizes a network to promote successful community members. Godiwalla experiences this first hand as she relocates to Philadelphia to enter MBA studies at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business. Unexpected support provides Godiwalla firm footing to successfully transition into a new home and school. View more at http://www.captureyourflag.com
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