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STEVE RAO'S DECEMBER 2018 INTERVIEW WITH NAE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JEREMY ROBBINS FOR “LEADERS AND LEGENDS”

Listen to the interview below from Saturday, December 1.

AN INDIAN ENTREPRENEUR'S UNEXPECTED EXERCISE INNOVATION

The idea Arnav Dalmia and two friends came up with at the University of Chicago didn't work out exactly as they had expected. The three...

 
 
 

AFTER 23 YEARS OF WAITING, ROHINGYA REFUGEE BUILDS NEW LIFE IN CHICAGO

The first time the military picked up Nasir Zakaria he was walking to the bazaar to get food for his father. Aged 14, he was one of...

IMMIGRANTS ACCOUNTED FOR ONE-THIRD OF CHICAGO'S ENTREPRENEURS IN 2016

CHICAGO, IL - Immigrants represented 36 percent of Chicago's entrepreneurs and generated $659 million in business income in 2016, according...

 
 
 

VOTERS IN HOUSE DISTRICTS THAT FLIPPED ARE MORE EDUCATED, MORE DIVERSE THAN IN 2013

NEW YORK, NY - As additional House races are called in the weeks following the 2018 midterm election, new analysis from New American...

RANKED: WHERE IN THE US DO IMMIGRANTS INTEGRATE BEST?

Note: This article is republished from Apolitical's website. Read the original piece here. Immigration policy - at least at national...

 
 
 

IN THE 2018 RACES THAT DECIDED THE HOUSE, THE ANTI-IMMIGRANT PLATFORM LOST

NEW YORK - While many candidates in competitive House races doubled down on harsh immigration rhetoric - five times as many immigration...

NEW ANALYSIS SHOWS PROPOSED PUBLIC CHARGE RULE COULD AFFECT UP TO 7 MILLION IMMIGRANTS

NEW YORK, N.Y. -Today, following the Trump Administration's move to open public comment on a proposed rule change regarding the inadmissibility...

 
 
 

NEW ANALYSIS SHOWS RAPID CHANGE IN IMMIGRANTS AND NON-WHITE VOTERS IN 2018 SWING DISTRICTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, New American Economy released new research showing that many of 2018's tightest races have seen a sharp increase...

BALLOT MEASURE 105 COULD COST OREGON MORE THAN $329 MILLION IN GDP

PORTLAND, OR - As Oregon voters consider Ballot Measure 105 ahead of the November 6 election, new research from New American Economy...

 
 
 

NEW AMERICAN ECONOMY FALL 2018 COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP

New American Economy is seeking a New York City-based paid Communications Intern to assist in creating, editing, and posting content...

GAMBIAN IMMIGRANT ELECTED MADISON CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT

The list of Samba Baldeh's volunteerism is long. A partial tally alone includes work with Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Habitat...

 
 
 

AFTER SERVING U.S. IN WARTIME, IRAQI IMMIGRANT FINDS NEW PURPOSE IN MADISON

Saif Al Saedi grew up in a family of seven children in Baghdad. He was 16 years old when U.S. forces invaded the capital city and 17...

CROSS-BORDER LOVE STORY LEADS TO SMALL BUSINESS IN WISCONSIN

Theirs is the age-old love story, right? The young man is a musician from Mission, Texas, with a record deal that requires promotion...

 
 
 

NAE STATEMENT ON ADMINISTRATION'S PROPOSED CHANGE TO PUBLIC CHARGE GROUND OF INADMISSIBILITY

Following the announcement of the Trump Administration's proposed change to public charge ground of inadmissibility, New American Economy...

AFTER A CAREER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, CAMBODIAN IMMIGRANT FOCUSES ON COMMUNITY

In 1978, after receiving a computer science degree from American University in Washington, D.C., Pasin Chanou knew that he could not...

 
 
 

THAI IMMIGRANT BRINGS YEARS OF RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE TO ST. PAUL

Yuwadee Poophakumpanart first visited the United States in 2005. Her brother, also from Thailand, had married an American woman and...

NURSING HOME STAFFED BY IMMIGRANTS FILLS URGENT HEALTHCARE NEEDS

John Barker bought the bankrupt Commonwealth Care Center, a nursing home in northwest St. Paul, in 1991 and vowed to “make it a place...

 
 
 

ETHIOPIAN IMMIGRANTS MOTIVATED TO EXPAND HOME HEALTHCARE BUSINESS

Abe Dalu, who is from Oromia, Ethiopia, has a PhD in toxicology and experience in preclinical drug safety assessment. His wife, Aster,...

GROCERY BUSINESS STARTED BY INDIAN IMMIGRANTS THRIVES IN GRAND RAPIDS

When Sonal and Ramesh Patel built a house in Cascade, in southeast Grand Rapids, in 2011, they quickly noticed something missing: an...

 
 
 



Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn argues against prison time in Russia...

Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn argues against prison time in Russia investigation

Lawyers for Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken... Read more ...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas market in France

France is raising its terror alert level. Read more ...

Delta just banned 'emotional support animals' on long flights - and science...

Delta just banned 'emotional support animals' on long flights - and science is on their side

Delta just barred emotional-support pets from flights longer than eight hours. Some such animals have caused problems on flights by peeing, defecating, or mauling... Read more ...

Oakland sues Raiders, NFL in federal court for ‘illegal move to Las Vegas'

Oakland sues Raiders, NFL in federal court for ‘illegal move to Las Vegas'

The city of Oakland filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday challenging the relocation of the Raiders to Las Vegas. Read more ...

Lucky break: Man uses cast on his arm to save neighbor from fire

Lucky break: Man uses cast on his arm to save neighbor from fire

Amazing! This man's cast was just what he needed to help his neighbor from a house fire. Read more ...

NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA has offers to give NBA star Stephen Curry a tour of a lunar lab after he said he doubts humans landed on the moon. Read more ...

California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

California judge orders porn star to pay Trump legal fees

A federal judge has ordered porn star Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $293,000 for his attorneys' fees and another $1,000 in sanctions after her defamation suit... Read more ...

Mysterious texts sent from missing mom's phone 3 days after she disappeared

Mysterious texts sent from missing mom's phone 3 days after she disappeared

A text message from Kelsey Berreth's phone was sent to her fiancé and employer three days after she was last seen. A week after that, the Colorado mother was reported missing. Read more ...

Orioles tab Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager: Reports

Orioles tab Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager: Reports

The Baltimore Orioles, coming off an MLB-worst 115 losses in 2018, are turning to Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde to succeed Buck Showalter as manager, according to reports. The... Read more ...

Trump says he would intervene in Huawei case to help China deal

Trump says he would intervene in Huawei case to help China deal

President Trump said Tuesday that he would intervene in a criminal case against a Chinese executive to help forge a new trade deal with Beijing. Trump said during an interview... Read more ...