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Immigration

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

Niki Mo afer Rahmati, an undergraduate student at the Ma achusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was denied re-entry into the United States after vis... 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... green-card holders from seven predominantly Muslim... 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 actre will not be attending this year's Academy Awa... 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 chi... Read More »

Why, As a Child of Immigrants, I Can't Ignore This Election

By Paula Mejia One morning in the spring of 2015, I walked into my job at a news magazine to a curious proposition: Did I want to interview Donald Tru... 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. With the help from an... Read More »