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America’s Undocumented College Students Face Roadblocks To Employment After Graduation
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America’s Undocumented College Students Face Roadblocks To Employment After Graduation

When Belen Sisa was six years old, she and her mother followed her father to the United States from Argentina on a visa. He had arrived a year before to look for work, and the rest of the family relocated with the hope of giving Sisa a better education. They overstayed their visas while settling in Arizona, where she eventually attended a high school just a few miles away from an immigration detention center. Continue reading

The Galaxy’s Baggio Husidic escaped war-torn Bosnia as a child. Now he wants the same chance for Syrian refugees
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The Galaxy’s Baggio Husidic escaped war-torn Bosnia as a child. Now he wants the same chance for Syrian refugees

Originally published by LA Times Kevin Baxter The video is more than two years old, the memories it evokes far older. But for Baggio Husidic, the pain is still fresh. In the tape, hundreds of Syrian refugees rush across an open field in an effort to escape Hungarian police when a camerawoman sticks out her … Continue reading

High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans
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High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

Originally published by Yahoo News MARK SHERMAN Supreme Court decisions in a half-dozen cases dealing with immigration over the next two months could reveal how the justices might evaluate Trump administration actions on immigration, especially stepped up deportations. Some of those cases could be decided as early as Monday, when the court is meeting to … Continue reading

‘That’s not who we are’: How a besieged heartland community rallied around its refugees
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‘That’s not who we are’: How a besieged heartland community rallied around its refugees

Seated among the crowd of native-born Idahoans was a family from Sudan that had immigrated to the United States only a few days earlier from a refugee camp in Chad. Sitting next to them was a family who had fled the Democratic Republic of Congo. The flagpole had been installed outside the College of Southern Idaho Refugee Center, a ceremony that was the second act in as many days from a community that sought to affirm its position on refugees after months of headlines that resulted in, as the mayor put it in a recent speech, “a community painted with a brush by artists who are not in Twin Falls.” Continue reading