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What Our Immigrant Parents Gave Up Is Unimaginable

In this op-ed, Omaira, a Canada-based lifestyle blogger and self-proclaimed “HR Evangelist and Mommy” reflects upon life as a brand new immigrant, and the sacrifices our parents make to ensure better opportunities for their children. For more from Omaira, be sure to check out her Instagram page! We moved to Canada some 12 years ago….

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Why Is Denmark’s Islamophobia so Repulsively Boundless?

It’s no secret that there has been an uprise of Islamophobia around the world. Firstly, it was the Chinese parliament creating concentration camps for Muslims, and now Denmark seems to be following in their horrific footsteps, in the most inexplicable way. Denmark wants to isolate “unwanted” immigrants on Lindholm Island, once used to quarantine contagious…

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1,800 Migrant Families Reunited After Court-Ordered Action

After a long and uphill battle, some members of migrant families have been reunited after jail time and separation at the border of Mexico and the United States of America. Many recent events have piled up leading to the long-awaited reunion of families across the Mexican-American border. Starting in April of this year, the Trump administration family separation policy became part of…

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Texas Imam Omar Suleiman: “Families Belong Together, Not in Jail”

On Saturday, June 30th, Los Angeles showed up for immigrant families across the country. An unprecedented crowd of 70,000 rallied at City Hall because they believe #FamiliesBelongTogether. They rallied for the rights of over 2000 migrant children (and counting), including an infant, being held in detention camps across the nation. Separated from their parents, the…

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DACA supporters protest the Trump administrations termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Los Angeles, California on September 5, 2017. The DACA program protected 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation.(Photo by: Ronen Tivony) (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

This Is the Life of an Undocumented Dreamer

Fernanda was just 10 years old when she crossed the U.S.-Mexican border by foot with her then six-year-old sister, who had a broken arm at the time, and her mother, chasing the American Dream. They left their hometown of Cholula, Puebla on Nov. 17, and were some of the lucky few who arrived in Queens…

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7 Arrested Dreamers on Hunger Strike Call for a Clean Dream Act

This past weekend, on Dec. 14, seven courageous Dreamers and one ally were arrested fighting for a clean Dream Act. Refusing to give their names to the police, they remained in jail and risked deportation, nonetheless demanding action from Congress. The hashtag #nodreamnodeal trended all weekend long as news broke of the seven Dreamers who were arrested following…