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MEXICAN IMMIGRANT AND COMMUNITY LEADER APPOINTED TO INDIANA STATEWIDE COMMISSION

The youngest of three in the Galindo family and at the age of 15, Palermo Galindo left behind Mexico- with his mother's blessing-in...

 
 
 

POLISH IMMIGRANT GIVES BACK TO COMMUNITY THAT WELCOMED HER

By the time she moved to Fort Wayne in 1998, Polish native Ewelina Connolly had already visited the city several times with the dance...

FOREIGN-BORN RESIDENTS IN ALEXANDRIA PAID $365 MILLION IN TAXES IN 2016

ALEXANDRIA, VA - Immigrants in the City of Alexandria paid $364.6 million in taxes in 2016, including $262.4 million in federal taxes...

 
 
 

BOLIVIAN IMMIGRANT PROUD TO SERVE HIS NEW COUNTRY'S AIR FORCE

Growing up in La Paz, Bolivia, Fernando Torrez was fascinated with American super hero cartoons. In 1996, when he was 12, his parents...

ETHIOPIAN IMMIGRANT FULFILLS HER DREAM OF OWNING A BUSINESS

Rhoda Worku was a college student in Ethiopia when civil war broke out. Her father, a high-ranking member of the government, was executed...

 
 
 

PAKISTANI IMMIGRANT STUDIES TO BECOME A PROFESSOR WHILE SERVING HER COMMUNITY ALONG THE WAY

When 12-year-old Sophia Aimen Sexton lived in Pakistan as a refugee after fleeing Afghanistan during the Soviet-Afghan War, she watched...

IMMIGRANT AND COMMUNITY LEADER FROM CHILE PAVES THE WAY ON LOCAL IMMIGRATION POLICY

Mirtha Becerra was born at the dawn of the Pinochet regime in Chile. When she was 11 years old, in the mid 1980s, her father, an architect,...

 
 
 

FILIPINO IMMIGRANT TRAINS LAWYERS TO THE BENEFIT OF MONTANANS

Eduardo Capulong's father, a prominent politician in the Philippines, had already endured one imprisonment when the family found their...

LIBERIAN IMMIGRANT SERVES MONTANA BY BECOMING MAYOR OF ITS CAPITOL

Wilmot Collins knew nothing about cold weather. A Liberian, he had spent his life in sub-Saharan Africa. Now, at age 30, he was escaping...

 
 
 

FOREIGN-BORN RESIDENTS CONTRIBUTED $220 MILLION TO MISSOULA REGION GDP IN 2016

MISSOULA, MT - Immigrants in the Missoula region contributed $219.9 million to the region's GDP in 2016 and paid $19.3 million in federal...

PROTECTED: R​EPORT SHOWS​ IMMIGRANTS FROM THE​ MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA ​ARE TWICE AS LIKELY TO BE ​ENTREPRENEURS

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ECONOMISTS' LETTER IN OPPOSITION TO DISMANTLING OF THE INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEUR RULE

To: Samantha Deshommes Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division Office of Policy and Strategy U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...

NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY STATEMENT ON FAILED IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NEW YORK - “Today proves it'll take votes from both sides of the aisle for this Congress to get to yes on an immigration deal,” said...

 
 
 

MORE THAN 100 LEADING ECONOMISTS OPPOSE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY MOVE TO RESCIND INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEUR RULE

New York, NY - As the Trump Administration moves to dismantle a program known as the International Entrepreneur Rule , more than 100...

LAOTIAN REFUGEE, ENTREPRENEUR, AND PHD CANDIDATE CALLS BOISE HOME

When Palina Louangketh was three years old, her mother walked her and her brother into a field after a family dinner and kept going....

 
 
 

NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY STATEMENT ON IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NEW YORK - “The House is failing to meet the moment on immigration,” said John Feinblatt, President of New American Economy. “Despite...

DEMAND FOR BILINGUAL JOBS IN ARKANSAS NEARLY DOUBLED IN FIVE YEARS, NEW STUDY SHOWS

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Today, New American Economy joins Arkansas business leaders and education advocates to support the creation of a...

 
 
 

KMEG: ONE SIOUXLAND RECEIVED A BIG GRANT FROM A LOCAL EMPLOYER

One Siouxland is a non-profit group that helps local immigrants is getting a big boost from an area employer. Tyson Foods which employs...

KTIV: TYSON FOODS AND ONE SIOUXLAND TEAM UP TO BUILD A STRONGER SIOUXLAND

Tyson Foods and One Siouxland are teaming up to support newcomers in Siouxland. The partnership will help newcomers to the community...

 
 
 



13-year-old arrested after allegedly setting 14-year-old on fire

13-year-old arrested after allegedly setting 14-year-old on fire

A 13-year-old boy in Virginia has been arrested after an argument with a 14-year-old during a cookout led to the 13-year-old setting the other on fire. Read more ...

Prosecutors file murder charges against husband in deaths of wife, daughters

Prosecutors file murder charges against husband in deaths of wife, daughters

Charges have officially been filed in the case involving the murders of a pregnant Colorado woman and her two daughters. Read more ...

Giuliani clarifies his puzzling ‘truth isn't truth' comment

Giuliani clarifies his puzzling ‘truth isn't truth' comment

President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he wasn't trying to make an existential point about the meaning of veracity when he declared “truth isn't truth.” Read more ...

Researchers find 3,000-year-old cheese

Researchers find 3,000-year-old cheese

That's *way* more aged than your everyday cheddar. Read more ...

Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande are the new era of divas

Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande are the new era of divas

Sure, the VMAs may be all about landing the coveted Moon Man trophy, but it was the women who stole the show Monday night at Radio City Music Hall. The flashy MTV awards... Read more ...

Melania warns about risks of social media hours after Trump tweet tantrum

Melania warns about risks of social media hours after Trump tweet tantrum

First Lady Melania Trump, whose Be Best campaign battles cyberbulling, warned on Monday that social media can be “destructive and harmful” when misused - a speech made just... Read more ...

'We showed no care for the little ones': Read Pope Francis' letter on abuse

'We showed no care for the little ones': Read Pope Francis' letter on abuse

The Vatican released a letter Monday from Pope Francis directly addressing for the first time the latest accusations of sexual abuse by priests. Read more ...

Mets botch popup in 13th, Giants wind up with 2-1 win

Mets botch popup in 13th, Giants wind up with 2-1 win

NEW YORK - Brandon Crawford's potential inning-ending popup in the 13th was dropped when Mets left fielder Dominic Smith plowed into shortstop Amed Rosario, giving the San... Read more ...

Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

Protesters topple Confederate statue in North Carolina

Protesters tore down a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of the University of North Carolina on Monday night, reports said. Demonstrators targeted the “Silent Sam”... Read more ...

Man charged with murder in deaths of pregnant wife, kids

Man charged with murder in deaths of pregnant wife, kids

DENVER - Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters. The charges Monday against 33-year-old... Read more ...