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Pope Francis's Timely Reminders on Terrorism, Refugees, and Child Sexual Abuse

Halim Shebaya | Posted 10.05.2015 | Religion
Halim Shebaya

A few words from Pope Francis' visit to the US should be seen as timely reminders on three very contentious issues in the world today. I believe they are worth highlighting in view of the impassioned views they evoke in national and international news coverage.

Open Letter to the Immigrant

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 09.06.2015 | World
Erdika Wirengjurit

Dear Sisters; Dear Brothers, Your reasons to cross the lands and seas to come to us may be justified for security reasons, economical reasons or sim...

6 Things Foreigners Hate About the US

Thrillist | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel

For as awesome as America is, you have to admit that to an outsider it can seem like one confusing country of gun-owning football fans who shop at Walmart.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: HIV-Positive Deportations

Marten Weber | Posted 11.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

You think that's fiction? Think again. This happens every day on this planet. According to UNAIDS, there are still 49 countries (50 if you include Taiwan) that impose restrictions on the entry, stay, and residence of people living with HIV based on their HIV status.

U.S. Still Lacks Reliable System For Tracking Foreign Visitors On Expired Visas

New York Times | JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. and JULIA PRESTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eight years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and despite repeated mandates from Congress, the United States still has no reliable system for verif...