Calls in Immigration Battles to Return to Days of Slavery

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Vicious, hateful rhetoric out of the mouths of Republicans roars a backwards mindset, the dehumanization of immigrants as segments they wish to continue to isolate.

One American’s Immigration History Coincides with Many of the Issues that Cause Such an Uproar Today

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Rich Monetti shares his family’s powerful story of immigration and survival.

Trump Joins Narratives of Hate over Immigration Battles

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Warren Blumenfeld breaks down the chain that links Donald Trump to a history of hate.

Immigrants for Sale

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Private prisons sell people like products

A Conversation in an Elevator

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“You are the best part of what happens when a culture finds home in a new body.” ~ Slam poet Sean Aliño

Under the Microscope: Beliefs and Skewed Views of Immigrants and Crime Rates

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Brittni Brown feels the negative association with immigrants and beliefs of many US citizens in relation to crime rates aren’t founded on solidarity.

Meet The Nazis That Patrol The US-Mexico Border

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If you don’t speak up, they will speak for you

Detained Children Risk Life-Long Physical and Mental Harm

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Children exposed to cumulative stressors for long periods of time become less able to learn, more difficult to settle and console, and are unable to enjoy the fun and games of childhood.

What the Romans Can Teach us About Immigration and Integration

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The ancient Romans extended many of the same rights to immigrants and ethnic minorities as they did to the elite. And their empire lasted 500 years.

Steve King’s Brand of “Freedom”

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We all Need Love to Get Through Tough Times

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Life can get you so lost you find your self confidence.

Two Days in Kashgar

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Bradford Philen spends two days in Kashgar and learns about the life long struggle of Uyghur people in China.

When Everything is Labeled Broken, Do Broken People Ensue?

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I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

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Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

Panic Over Ebola Echoes the 19th-century Fear of Cholera

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The history of epidemics has a lot to tell us about the acute feelings outbreaks still spark today.