Immigration

REFUGEES
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ub Fri, 03/25/2022 - 10:49

According to the International Rescue Committee, more than 82 million people across the world have been forced to flee their homes due to conflict and other disasters.

#IRC staff goes where they are needed, regardless of public attention. They’ll never stop fighting for the rights of people caught in crisis—and they hope you won’t either.

Operation Mordechai
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ub Thu, 03/24/2022 - 11:06

A Boca Raton, Florida lady has launched 'Operation Mordechai'  to help transport refugees out of #Ukraine and into #Israel.

Liar Lost Admirer
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ub Sun, 01/16/2022 - 08:32

Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic is deported from Australia after losing visa, dashing his hopes of defending his tennis title 

Australian authorities uphold decision to cancel Serbian Novak Djokovic’s visa. An Australian Federal Court panel has dismissed Djokovic's appeal after he challenged Immigration Minister Alex Hawke’s decision to cancel his visa.

The high court panel returned their unanimous decision just a day before the World No.1 ranked tennis player was set to play his first match of the Australian Open.

Historic Dark Day
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ub Sat, 01/15/2022 - 20:54

January 15 marks a tragic anniversary 195 years ago when the executors of Thomas Jefferson sold 130 enslaved people from Monticello.

Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. monticello.org

This is how they advertised the devastation they would bring on scores of families.

The Bronx Fire Victims
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ub Thu, 01/13/2022 - 03:29

These are the victims of The Bronx apartment fire that ranged from 2 to 50 years old and many were West African immigrants.

This deadly blaze in The Bronx was the second such tragedy at low-income housing in the USA this month. The first was in Philadelphia, PA.

Let The Gains Begin
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ub Mon, 11/08/2021 - 08:31

America drops the travel ban following 600 days: Vaccinated tourists from dozens of international locations are letting freedom ring.

President Joe Biden welcomes the world back, as long as they have been vaccinated and are free of COViD the Coronavirus global pandemic. On the heels of POTUS infrastructure victory its beginning to feel a lot like a time to build back better for the USA. Ladies and gentlemen, let the gains begin.

GOP California Scheming
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ub Tue, 09/14/2021 - 08:35

Why are California taxpayers spending millions on a recall election a year before their previously scheduled return to the ballot box?

Head For The Border
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ub Thu, 08/26/2021 - 03:54

Head for the border says the Guardian in its front page headline - as the mad scramble to escape Afghanistan intensifies. 

The British press is publishing newspaper reports that a suggestion by the defense secretary came as the UK made last-ditch efforts to airlift hundreds of remaining interpreters as well as others who have supported the UK. 

Political Refugees Unite

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The empathy many political refugees from Cuba, Vietnam, and other Americans feel toward Afghan refugees evokes them to action.

The political refugees cry for freedom acknowledging that t is a jungle out there. As a child of parents who left everything behind for freedom, liberty, and to participate in the American democratic process, I feel for any and all fellow refugees who find themselves in a similar predicament. The images online are alarming, but we can't verify all of them.