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A Vietnamese Refugee's Thanksgiving Hope For Syria

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 11.27.2016 | Home
Jimmy Nguyen

My family's journey epitomizes the mythic American Dream. The United States is a land of immigrants -- beginning with the Pilgrims that inspired Thanksgiving -- who come for freedom and opportunity. And that's why the debate over Syrian refugees hits home for me.

A Lifetime Away From Saigon

Thuy Thanh Jakim | Posted 04.23.2015 | Home
Thuy Thanh Jakim

“Don't forget, be good. Love your new family. You always have your mother here in Vietnam. You have not been orphaned.” I watched as this woman wh...

Iraq and Afghanistan Refugees -- No End to the Tragedy

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dorian de Wind

Americans should reflect the "character of a nation" by not forgetting the millions of Iraqi and Afghanistan refugees who are, once again, the wretched legacy of wars they had no hand in.

As Troops Leave Iraq, Will America Forget the Refugees?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dorian de Wind

We must exercise our moral responsibility and provide meaningful financial support for the millions of innocent Iraqi men, women and children who are the wretched legacy of a war they had no hand in.