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One of Thousands: How the Immigration Ban Affected This MIT Undergrad

Niki Mossafer Rahmati, an undergraduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was denied re-entry into the United States after visiting her family in Iran due to an execut Read More »

Get to Know the Four Female Judges Who Are Leading the Way for Immigration Justice

After President-elect Donald Trump┬ásigned an executive order "preventing refugees, migrants and... Read More »

Iranian Actress Will Not Attend the Oscars to Boycott the Immigration Ban

Though Taraneh Alidoosti starred in the Oscar nominated Iranian film, "The Salesman," the Iranian actress will not b Read More »

Woman Named Deputy Chief of Historically Male-Dominated Federal Agency

A woman will now command the Border Patrol, an agency that has been traditionally male-dominated. Last month, Carla Provost was elevated to deputy chief, making her the first woman to hold that role in the federal agency's 92-year-history. Read More »

Get to Know 5 Women From the #IAmAnImmigrant Campaign

Among all the incredible things to celebrate this month (hello, summer!), June is also a time to embrace our immigrant heritage. Read More »