Much of the country kicked off the New Year with heavy snowstorms followed by a blast of frigid cold temperatures. But for 1.3 million Americans, whose unemployment checks have been cut off, this may be the coldest winter of all.
Annie Moore with her brothers Anthony (l) and Philip (r) at Ellis Island A hundred and twenty-two years ago, on Jan. 1, 1892, Ellis Island opened...
If the recent polls, including the CNN/ORC one released the week of December 23, are any indication, then America has lost its collective mind.
t would be easy to make a list of 10 bad things -- wars, government shut-down, drone attacks, lack of progress on immigrant rights, lousy health-care reform. But it's also been a year of extraordinary activism. As the year ends, let's pay tribute to the good things their efforts have wrought.
As these demographic trends transform the nation, the stubborn achievement and opportunity gaps between ethnic groups and socioeconomic circles become more evident and problematic.
Be a champion. As an entrepreneur, you need to be bold and make decisions with a champion's mindset.
This past month, I left my job in Congress to return to community organizing. After the country helped stop my mother's deportation, I came to realize that our community and the American people have the power, not politicians inside the beltway.
Human rights group again this week blasted future World Cup host Qatar for its treatment of migrant workers.
Something is missing in the passionately debated border security, as a part of the immigration overhaul. Advocates for increased border protection bri...
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Yes, things are getting better. But that's not saying much. Republicans have lowered the standards of Congress so much that the completion of a basic task like passing a budget or confirming a non-controversial judge is now cause for celebration. Americans shouldn't accept the low standards of this new normal. It's like the relief of having a tooth pulled. The ache that's been with you for so long is gone, the sharp pain of having it pulled is over. But there's something missing. As we look forward to the year ahead, let's remember the tasks we left behind in the rancorous, bitter 2013. Barely functioning is not enough. We have a lot of work to do. Here's to higher standards in 2014!
Though it may not be everything immigrant right advocates want, it may enable more undocumented immigrants to live like those who have received DACA, which has made a huge difference in their lives.
After spending a day providing mindfulness training for U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection officers at a major U.S. port of entry, I see that having a safe port is a privilege and an honor, and those who keep our ports safe deserve our gratitude, support and respect.
Migrants are all too often viewed as a problem in destination countries when they can and should be seen as a potential solution to inequality in and between nations.
While much of the media surrounding this case has focused on Khobragade, and the irony of her gender and job description, what's missing from the conversation is the context: exploitation of migrant domestic workers is not unusual.
The European Court of Human Rights is considering a case brought by an unnamed Muslim woman who says the French mandate that she remove her veil in public is an infringement on her religious, free speech, and privacy rights.