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Refugees In Berlin Move Into Cold War Secret Police Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 11.24.2015 | World

A building that once inspired fear is being transformed into a place of hope. On Friday night, 465 refugees and asylum seekers in Berlin moved i...

7 Ways You Can Help Syrian Refugees

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 09.11.2015 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

Continued warfare in Syria, and violence in places like Iraq and Afghanistan, has contributed to the surge of refugees from those countries, while deteriorating economic conditions in places like Sub-Saharan Africa has led people to Europe in search of a better life.

Magnetic Migration

Ben Barber | Posted 09.05.2015 | World
Ben Barber

No one likes to prevent families with crying children from reaching a better life, but the migration insanity playing itself out in Europe now is lead...

Germany Wants Other European Nations To Take In More Refugees

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.30.2015 | World

BERLIN, Aug 30 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on other European Union countries on Sunday to take a greater share of the refugees...

Artists Transform Heartbreaking Letters From Detained Migrants Into Gripping Works Of Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts

"I’m worried, because my daughter is losing weight, because she doesn’t eat," a single mother, detained at the Karnes Detention Center in...

The BBC Is Filming "Songs Of Praise" At Migrant Church In Calais And Some People Are Furious

The Huffington Post UK | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.08.2015 | Religion

The BBC's decision to film a special edition of 'Songs Of Praise' from Calais' biggest migrant camp has inflamed opinions, with critics branding ...

Photos Show The Hardship That Awaits Migrants Who Reach South Asia's Shores

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

At least 1,600 Bangladeshi and Rohingya migrants have washed ashore in Malaysia and Indonesia over the weekend after being abandoned by smugglers at s...

Thousands Of Migrants Rescued From Mediterranean In One Day, Italy Says

AP | Posted 05.05.2015 | World

ROME (AP) — The Italian Coast Guard says the bodies of at least 10 migrants have been recovered at sea in three separate rescue operations off Libya...

Some 1,400 Migrants Saved By Italy, France In Sea Off Libya

AP | Posted 05.02.2015 | World

ROME (AP) — Ships from Italy and France rescued more than 1,400 migrants on Saturday after smugglers' boats ran into trouble in the Mediterranean Se...

126 Migrants Reach Greek Shores, A Day After Fatal Sinking

AP | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities have picked up more than 120 migrants who illegally entered the country by sea on three separate vessels, a ...

Shocking Videos Capture The Tragic Aftermath Of A Migrant Shipwreck In The Mediterranean

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

Amid international focus on the catastrophic Mediterranean migrant crisis, a series of videos appeared online showing a shipwreck that left at least t...

Ships Are Responding To Distress Calls From 2 Boats Carrying Some 400 People, Italian Premier Says

AP | Posted 06.20.2015 | World

MILAN (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says Italian and Maltese ships are responding to two migrant emergencies near the Libyan coast. Renzi t...

At Least Seventy Ethiopian Migrants Drown Off Coast Of Yemen

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2015 | World

SANAA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - At least 70 Ethiopians drowned when a boat used by smugglers to transport illegal migrants to Yemen sank in the Red Sea in ...

Jesuits Urge Humanitarian Protections for Asylum Seekers and Refugees Be Upheld

Christian Fuchs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Religion
Christian Fuchs

The Society of Jesus in the United States and Jesuit Refugee Service/USA continue to urge the government not to roll back humanitarian protections for refugees and asylum seekers simply because more people need it.

Protesters Force Buses Carrying Migrant Children To Reroute

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Homeland Security buses carrying migrant children and families were rerouted Tuesday to a facility in San Diego after American flag...

A Symbolic Victory For People Power In Ireland

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 08.13.2014 | World
Ruairí McKiernan

After 19 nights of sleeping on the floor of the Paris Bakery in Dublin, a group of mostly young migrant workers succeeded in forcing political action that will help them recoup unpaid wages and make history in the process.

All Those Who Wander Are Not Lost

Iram Ganju | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Iram Ganju

While those squiggly black lines we call country borders have created fascinating cultures, humanity now seems destined to transcend them as the globalized workforce must move across the boundaries of countries and continents to make a better life.

Film Briefs for Latino Studies

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 10.17.2012 | Education
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

At lectures, I'm often asked by teachers to recommend course materials in Latino Studies. One strategy that worked for me was to use films. Here are ten titles that worked for me.

Flagrant Human Rights Violations on U.S. Soil

John Carlos Frey | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
John Carlos Frey

When most people think of the U.S.-Mexico border, they rarely think about a zone where U.S. policy and U.S. agents violate human rights on a daily bas...

Cochabamba PWCCC - Latinos and the Environment

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kety Esquivel

This blog post was written by Angela Adrar, Lance Rios and myself (Kety Esquivel). "As a Colombiana naturalized in the US, going to Cochabamba for t...