Despite the fact that New York City is known for the diversity of its people, growing up as immigrant youth in this colorful city is not so easy. Limited opportunities due to language barriers, immigration status, family separation, work responsibilities, trauma or lack of support are some of the various factors that constantly affect the lives of many young immigrants.
If a company is done with an employee, guest workers often find themselves stranded in the U.S. without a job. After five years as an H-1B, employers are required to start paying social security, so the worker becomes less attractive. When the job is over, so is the visa, making them into illegals. Their staffing company may h
Gdańsk - a city of solidarity with immigrants "(...) We have a Christian duty to welcome everyone in need who knocks at our door. This basic express...
There are well-documented reasons that we humans are fearful of the wrong things (from an odds perspective).
This year, as our communities get out the vote in the 2016 presidential elections, we keep in mind all these injustices that continue to plague black and immigrant communities.
I turned on the campaign coverage early today just in time to catch the big floor fight among the delegates. Call it the final death throes of the "Never Trump" movement.
The lesson from yet another attack in France is this: Europe needs to change its approach to terrorism -- and fast.
For many Latino voters, the partisan politics surrounding the U.S. v. Texas case reinforce the diverging paths that the parties are taking with respect to immigration.
Please check out this WONDERFUL video of my daughter, India interviewing her 80-year-old grandfather whom we call "Ajja" for the Huffington Post #TalkToMe video series. The #TalkToMe series is an effort not only for people to look for knowledge and wisdom closer to home but also to bring the Huff Post global family closer as well!
As a naturalized citizen and a religious and ethnic minority, I have spent many hours dissecting what it means to be American. While I'm no closer to finding a definitive answer, in my rumination, I find myself coming back to one particular immigrant I crossed paths with.
by Natasha Davids Executive Assistant, President's Office, Carnegie Corporation of New York I was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and emigrated...
Last week's British voters went to the poll and elected to leave the EU, prompting several explanations to try to explain the shocking outcome.
The only problem with this narrative about Cleveland really embracing immigrants, all immigrants (not just refugees), and joining the immigrant-friendly city movement found in nearby rust belt cities, is that it's false.
What Donald Trump Teaches Us About How We Become Americans Grammar made the news this month, pushed into the spotlight by Donald Trump's renewed camp...
The recent Brexit vote and the support for Donald Trump largely stem from a similar kind of Immigrant Anxiety -- close the borders, control your borders, build that wall, leave the EU and so on.
By Nisha Agarwal, Carmelyn P. Malalis and Sussie Lozada Interfaith Community Breaks Ramadan Fast at NYC’s First Iftar in the City In the wak...