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Guerline Lajoie

by Srosh Anwar

 “I practically acted as a second parent to my siblings because my mom was unable to understand what was going on around her. I provided her assistance in translating and interpreting at schools and almost everywhere she went.”

My name is Guerline...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 1 day 2 hours ago

The latest numbers from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service show that young people are continuing to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Although prime time for DACA applications was from August of 2012, when the program began, until the following June, in Fiscal Year 2015 there have already been...

Read More | written by pyoung | created 1 day 4 hours ago

The last few weeks have seen decisions by the Supreme Court on a variety of matters, ranging from same-sex marriage to lethal injections, of vital concern to all people living in the United States. Three decisions by the Court impact directly on hundreds of thousands of immigrants.

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Read More | written by pyoung | created 3 days 2 hours ago
 
John Moreno Escobar

By Srosh Anwar

“When I decided to move from Colombia to the USA, my father told me that I was making the biggest mistake of my life; he changed his...

Read More | written by sanwar | created 1 week 1 day ago

Trinh Tran

by Srosh Anwar 


“Growing up, we were our parent’s voice. We interpreted everything for them in school, while paying bills, and in the grocery store. At home, we were only allowed to speak Vietnamese”.


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Read More | written by thanuy | created 2 weeks 1 day ago

The decision on Monday by the Supreme Court not to allow a wife whose husband was denied a visa to know the reasons underlying the denial raises many troubling questions.

Fauzia Din is a citizen and resident of the United States.   Her husband, Kanishka Berashk, lives in his...

Read More | written by pyoung | created 2 weeks 2 days ago

 Benefits of DACA Demonstrate Potential of Broader Immigration Relief

Today marks the third anniversary of President Barack Obama's Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive order. This historic decision allowed for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S as children to apply for work authorization and receive protection from deportation for a...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 2 weeks 3 days ago

written by Luna Ranjit, co-founder and executive director of Adhikaar

On Saturday, April 25, 2015, I had planned to enjoy my rare day off, a lazy day in front of TV. Instead, I woke up to the terrible news that a violent earthquake had torn through Nepal, the country where I was born and raised. The news was littered with images of Nepal's most cherished historical sites destroyed.

It took me two fearful days to get in...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 2 weeks 6 days ago
 Last week on Tuesday, June 2nd, more than 300 friends, allies, and supporters of the ...
Read More | written by sanwar | created 3 weeks 1 day ago

Reposted from the Huffington Post Blog HERE.

Written by Executive Director Steven Choi 

This...

Read More | written by growland | created 4 weeks 2 hours ago

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