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Don't Call Me Jew

Ovadya Batat | Posted 07.18.2016 | Religion
Ovadya Batat

I was tagged as an unrecognized face as soon as I pulled into the parking lot. The guard was ready for me as I approached the courtyard, his dark sung...

Where Are You From?

Harpreet Kaur | Posted 01.17.2017 | Travel
Harpreet Kaur

The question that some people hate to be asked, hate to ask, and some find utterly backward and politically incorrect. As far as I'm concerned it is a crying shame to ignore this incredible inquiry that can open up so many doors that connect us with each other.

France May Strip Dual Citizens' Nationality In Terrorism Cases

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.10.2017 | World

PARIS, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The French government will go ahead with contested plans to strip dual citizens of their French nationality in terrorism cas...

Iran Calls The New U.S. Visa Law Breach Of The Nuclear Deal

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2017 | World

DUBAI, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday a new U.S. law putting visa restrictions on Iranians and tho...

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

4 Tips From an Ethnically Ambiguous Stranger

Melody Moezzi | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Melody Moezzi

I'm used to people asking me where I'm from. Sometimes it's other brown people wanting to know if we share a heritage, and sometimes it's white people wanting to know... well, I'm not sure what.

3 Passports for 3 Continents

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 06.25.2014 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

The idea of citizenship and national identity is a complex one. Recently, I became a citizen of three countries on three different continents. I can now claim passports to the United States, the United Kingdom and Taiwan.

No Country, No Rights: Gender Discrimination and Statelessness

Sarah Costa | Posted 08.07.2013 | World
Sarah Costa

An estimated 12 million people worldwide are stateless, with no country to call home. This occurs when nationality legislation prevents women from acquiring, changing, retaining or passing on their nationality to their children and/or their spouses on an equal basis with men.

Immigration Policy and Racism

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

These racially- and ethnically-charged representations of minoritized people perpetuate a long and dishonorable tradition of preventing "the huddled masses to breathe free."

Tough Immigration Laws: Tough on Children

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Alabama has passed the toughest immigration enforcement law in the country. Now children born in the U.S.A., American citizens, are living in fear. Some children are afraid to go to school.

Argentines are Latinos

Nestor Fantini | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices
Nestor Fantini

To be Latino is to be part of the future of this great nation where we already are more than 50 millions. For that reason, regardless of what a small minority may think, we, Argentines, are Latinos.

In World Cup, Time to Lose National Stereotypes

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Elsner

Stylistically, the game has become homogeneous. I couldn't discern any difference between the way Denmark played in the World Cup and the way Japan played -- except that Japan played better.