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Heartbreak and Hope in Lesbosnew

A Santa Barbara couple is on front lines of refugee crisis on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Santa Barbara Independent  |  Tyler Hayden  |  03-10-2016  |  Immigration

Opposite of Americanew

Asylum seekers fearing death at home find only prison and discrimination in the U.S.
Boulder Weekly  |  Angela K. Evans  |  02-19-2016  |  Immigration

Not One Morenew

ICE accused of abusing asylum-seekers in Colorado and elsewhere ... is it because they came from Muslim-majority countries?
Boulder Weekly  |  Angela K. Evans  |  12-11-2015  |  Immigration

The Invisiblesnew

57,000 minors crossed the Southern border last year. Should we send them back?
INDY Week  |  Billy Ball  |  12-04-2015  |  Immigration

Deported Fathernew

Cesar Leyva is holding on to a very thin thread of hope that he'll be able to return to the United States to be close to his 6-year-old son. He hasn't seen his boy in six months.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  11-24-2015  |  Immigration

A Softer Landingnew

An Iraqi family dreamed of a new life in Missoula, but they landed here with a thud. As the world grapples with the worst refugee crisis in a generation, can a group of local moms convince the state to open its arms?
Missoula Independent  |  Derek Brouwer  |  10-29-2015  |  Immigration

The Newest Portlandersnew

Meet the refugees from the most violent places on the planet.
Willamette Week  |  Leah Sottile  |  10-02-2015  |  Immigration

Death in Detentionnew

The autopsy shows that while undocumented immigrant Jose de Jesus Deniz-Sahagun was being housed in a privately run Eloy prison in May, he shoved a sock down his throat and choked on it.
Tucson Weekly  |  Jim Nintzel  |  06-25-2015  |  Immigration

Partial Freedomnew

Supporters of an initial bill to help trafficking victims say the end result continues to punish victims.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  04-24-2015  |  Immigration

Poli-Migra No Morenew

A policy change by the Tucson Police Department brings relief to the city's undocumented community.
Tucson Weekly  |  María Inés Taracena  |  03-20-2015  |  Immigration

Living in the In-Betweennew

When Vietnamese people say American they always mean white.
San Diego Reader  |  Tam Hoang  |  03-13-2015  |  Immigration


The uncertain future Honduran immigrant children face in New Orleans.
Gambit  |  Kari Dequine Harden  |  12-05-2014  |  Immigration

Here Without Fearnew

Six years after giving birth in shackles, in a case with historic implications, Juana Villegas has legal standing to live and work in the U.S. Other new mothers may not be so lucky.
Nashville Scene  |  Heather Lyn Wood  |  10-30-2014  |  Immigration

Migrant Teen Faces Deportationnew

A Honduran teen risked it all to join her family in St. Louis. Will she be allowed to stay?
Riverfront Times  |  Ray Downs  |  09-10-2014  |  Immigration

Who Would Jesus Deport?new

Religious leaders, political figures and hyperbolic talking heads have yet to reach a consensus on the Bible's application to the issue of immigration in the United States.
Jackson Free Press  |  Anna Wolfe  |  07-31-2014  |  Immigration

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