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Gangs of New York
MS-13 is one among roughly 33,000 gangs within the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and it isn’t even the most important — but President Donald Trump latches onto the group for instance of violence perpetrated by immigrants. In a single New York group, residents wrestle with wanting safer neighborhoods, whereas eschewing what they see as deep anti-immigrant sentiment.
Ought to I Keep or Ought to I Go?
Strong authorized recommendation could make or break the case for an immigrant going through deportation within the U.S., however a program to assist them could also be on the chopping block.
2 names + 11 days = DACA vote?
Lawmakers inched nearer this week of their push for immigration legislation and a deal on Deferred Motion for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Simply two extra Republicans must signal on for the method to maneuver ahead. However Congress has began an 11-day break, so a DACA vote is on maintain … once more.
The U.N. refugee company clanged the alarm bells on two upticks within the refugee motion this week: Central African Republic and Central America. In the meantime, Ethiopian refugees at a camp in Kenya are attempting to determine if it is secure sufficient to return house.
‘Magnificence Comes and Goes’
We watched the creation and destruction of a sand mandala by a former Buddhist monk and refugee, from the intricately woven, boldly colourful traces to its remaining standing as a brownish heap of sand.