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In Texas, Nepal Students Lose Four-Year Scholarships

Tyler, Texas. #University of Texas-Tyler revoked 61 four-year #scholarships from #Nepali #Students. Check out our newest video to learn more about these students and their journey! . Tweet

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Pope Supports U.S. Bishops’ Criticism of ‘Immoral’ Immigration Policy

New York, N.Y. Reuters has released an exclusive interview with Pope Francis in which he criticizes Trump administration policy on migrant family separation. Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Basilica Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Photo by Marko Vombergar/ALETEIA. Speaking to Reuters, the Pope said he supported recent statements by U.S. Catholic bishops who […]

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The Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas’ Restrictive Abortion Law

Washington D.C. The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down one of the United States’ strictest abortion laws, in what is seen as one of its most important abortion decisions in a quarter century. A protest against Focus on the Family’s “Stand for the Family” event at the Xcel Energy Center, planned by OutFront Minnesota. Photo: […]

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Supreme Court to Rule on Landmark Immigration Case

Washington D.C. Rosario Reyes says las pandillas, or gangs, always lingered in her neighborhood in El Salvador, but she became even more afraid after her brother-in-law was assassinated in a shooting on his way home from work. Gang members shot him 12 times during a robbery. U.S Supreme court. Photo: Daderot, Wikipedia. She feared for […]

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Immigration, Ambition, Identity Shape Film Miss India America

“If you’re not the best, you’re one of the rest!”
– Lily Prasad, Miss India America

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Good News: Charity to Proceed With Resettling Syrian Refugees in Texas

Houston, TX.  The agency handling refugee resettlement in Dallas is going ahead with plans to receive two Syrian refugee families Friday, in defiance of a block on such action imposed three weeks ago by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The stance by the International Rescue Committee follows Texas’ filing of a federal lawsuit aimed at stopping […]

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The White House: We Stand with Ahmed in Texas

Washington, D.C.  Yesterday, a 14-year-old student named Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for bringing his engineering project (an electronic clock) to his high school. Officials mistook it for a bomb. When I was growing up, my friends and I were fortunate to know how to use soldiering irons, circuit boards, and even a bit of duct tape […]

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From Lahore, Pakistan to Austin, Texas – in Order to Pursue our American Dream

Washington, D.C.  September 6, 2012 was my first day as a citizen of the United States of America. I raised my hand, took the oath of allegiance, and the United States officially became my country that day. At the naturalization ceremony, I received the following letter from the President of the United States: Reading that […]

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