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Daughter Hoping to See Father Again Praises Gov’s Decision

“There are certain times when my father would say, ‘I wish I could just hold one of my grand-kids,’” Abdi said. "Certain things like that get to me." ...

The Surprising Way My Immigrant Parents Had My Family Spend Thanksgiving Changed My Life

So despite this entirely untraditional way of spending this holiday, I can’t think of a more American way to do so. A hope, a dream ― a land of opportunities to be thankful for. ...

NY team helping immigrant runners realize American dream

Originally published by The Washington Post A no-name entrant at this month’s New York City Marathon — literally, he didn’t even qualify to have his name printed on his bib — Girma Bekele Gebre crashed the elite ...

Who Are America’s Undocumented Immigrants? You Might Not Recognize Them

President Trump has focused on blocking unauthorized crossings on the Southern border. But nearly half of those who are in the country unlawfully actually entered with permission. ...

DACA changed a generation of California immigrants. These are some of their stories

They are doctors and pharmacists, business owners and students who were brought to the United States as children, unaware that they had entered illegally or on visas that later expired. Without legal status, their hopes ...

Once he was a refugee. Now he’s a CEO making video games for peace.

“I never knew he was going to be who he was today," Daruka said. "I was just being a mom to him. I was just working hard for him. Because life changes. Life changes sometimes.” ...

My family’s El Paso’s story is quintessentially American

I am and always will be the proud son of Mexican immigrants from El Paso. My parents came from Juárez, Chihuahua, to the United States in the 1950's, newlyweds with only a few dollars in their pockets. In the east side n ...

Nativo Lopez, a pioneering and polarizing Latino leader in O.C. and L.A., dies at 68

When filmmaker Mylène Moreno decided to find a story in 2003 that would illustrate for a national audience how Orange County had changed from the white, conservative stronghold of her youth into something more complex, s ...

An Iranian refugee fought for years to get to America. Now he asks why he’s here

He knows this part of his journey should be the best one — living in a suburban Seattle apartment, learning English, starting a new job and trying to make friends in a place that has embraced him. ...

How the son of Pakistani immigrants became the voice of the women’s Final Four

It looks as if immigration, that ceaseless churn on a tireless planet, has hit another of its patented half-court shots. How on the turbulent Earth did the fourth son of immigrants from a giant country long discouraging ...

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