immigrants

food news

Dunkin' Is Closing Stores, Suing Franchisees Who Have Allegedly Hired Undocumented Workers

This might seem like a Trump-related crackdown, but Dunkin' has had policies against undocumented workers for decades.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.10.19
Yellow Cab Debt Crisis

These Taxi Drivers Thought They Were Buying the American Dream. Instead, They Got Despair.

“Sometimes I curse myself; I spent almost a million dollars to buy this ride.”
Naureen Khan
7.8.19
immigration

These Photos Show What It's Like at Overcrowded Border Patrol Stations

Two recent government reports and a clandestine video taken during a Congressional visit to one station show just how bad the conditions are.
Gaby Del Valle
7.3.19
identity-rights

The Latest Dream Act Excludes Young Immigrants Who Aren’t Perfect

In a little noticed tweak, minor offenses such as underage drinking or shoplifting could lead to people being deported, critics warned.
Eli Hager
6.17.19
immigration

Florida Doesn’t Have Any Sanctuary Cities. The Governor Just Banned Them Anyway.

The bill also requires law enforcement to honor federal immigration detainer requests.
Gaby Del Valle
6.14.19
immigration

Why We Shouldn't Believe ICE's Promise to Deport Migrants "With Compassion and Humanity"

This isn’t the first time that line has been used.
Gaby Del Valle
6.6.19
Food

Ligaya Mishan Is a Different Kind of Food Critic

Even beyond her New York Times column that focuses on immigrant foods, Mishan has emerged as an activist voice for Asian-Americans.
Mitchell Kuga
12.3.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why don't we ever call white extremists terrorists?

Americans are nearly twice as likely to be killed by a white guy as by a Muslim terrorist.
Alzo Slade
11.21.18
Munchies

A Culinary Program in El Salvador Is Giving At-Risk Youths a Reason to Stay

Gastromotiva trains young Salvadorans in culinary and life skills to provide them with better work opportunities and alternatives to migration.
Anna-Cat Brigida
11.20.18
midterms

Why It Matters That First-Generation American Women Won Office

“We are an inspiration to our communities, but more importantly, we are the only people we can trust to fight on behalf of our communities.”
Kimberly Lawson
11.7.18
school

These Schools Are Taking Action to Keep ICE Out of the Classroom

Some loudly proclaim their "sanctuary" status. Others just quietly try to help kids learn how to avoid the feds.
Sonja Sharp
10.2.18
immigration

This Group of Women Ended ICE Detention in Atlanta

“It was driven by a such a diverse group of women … committed to justice and human rights. When it comes to moral issues, women are quite frankly so much more courageous than men.”
Kimberly Lawson
9.14.18
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