With Yuma overwhelmed by migrant families, other communities offer reinforcements. By Jared McKiernan - Cesar ran three pizza parlors and made a decent living—before “taxes” anyway. By any standard, he was better off than many of his peers in Guatemala, where over
Casa Puerta de Esperanza, or “door of hope,” helps women and children deported from the U.S. or seeking asylum. By Rachael Fowler Camila had reached her breaking point. After experiencing domestic violence for years in Columbia, she and her son escaped
Islamophobia is on the rise, with media attention specifically highlighting the situation in European countries such as Britain and France, where the recent ban on burkinis on Cannes beaches was met with severe backlash and ultimately overturned by French courts,
The Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Advisory Committee was recently included in the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. By Caramie Petrowsky - Six years after its inception, the Eagle County Law Enforcement Immigrant Advisory Committee in Eagle County, Colo., has
See more about the challenges and work happening in Greece and Italy A new video details The Salvation Army Italy and Greece Command’s response work with refugees in Athens, Rome and Atena Lucana, Italy. “The big challenge at the moment
Immigrant attacks lead thousands to refugee camps Following a wave of attacks against immigrants in South Africa, reminiscent of the anti-immigrant riots in 2008 that left 70 people dead, the South African government deployed the army to neighborhoods in Durban and
Free workshop educates 30 people on application process By Lizeth Beltran - With the signage of AB60, Californians like Mary Flores, as we’ll call her, came one step closer to gaining tangible independence. Signed in 2013 by Gov. Jerry Brown, AB60 took effect
The Salvation Army helps Australian immigrants reach culinary aspirations The Salvation Army in Auburn, Australia, led by Captains Nesan and Cheryl Kistan, is situated in the country’s most multicultural suburb, and also one of the most marginalized and lowest socioeconomic communities.
Resources aim to raise crime reporting and reduce victimization By Vivian Gatica - Within the United States’ immigrant population, many believe reporting a crime is not an option. Law enforcement and local charities in Eagle County, Colo., formed the Eagle County Law Enforcement
Undocumented and abused, a woman finds safety When I first met Sophia* she spoke openly about music, faith and even politics, but whenever I asked about her, I received brief, one-word answers. How are you? “Oh I am blessed,” she said.