immigration

A book talk about memory, identity and the American experience, April 5, 2017. 

15/365 Black Lives Matter, by Dorret

Artists from Busta Rhymes to Residente are taking inspiration from the musical phenomenon to continue a global conversation on what America represents.

It didn't take a divisive presidential election to get Mark Chester interested in immigrants. Chester has been celebrating immigrants for years, making it his mission to photograph two people from every nation. Chester is well on his way. Since 2011, he's photographed people from 185 of the world's 196 countries, all of them immigrants who have settled in Massachusetts, a state he affectionately calls "a mini United Nations."

Comic Books, by Sam Howzit

The writer behind Marvel's first Muslim superhero talks inclusivity, diversity, and how she handles real-life issues like Islamophobia in the comics.

Donald J. Trump’s stunning upset over Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States has shocked the world. His triumph holds the potential for overturning the world order. Criticisms of trade, immigration and international engagement were central to his candidacy. [...] On Wednesday, leaders reacted to a reshaped world.

How do Ukrainians and Armenians who live around the world contribute to the communities where they have settled? How do they engage with their countries of heritage? If your family originally came from Ukraine or Armenia, share your stories by joining a webchat with others like you and with top U.S. diplomats. The chat will be held on September 8 at 9 a.m. EDT.

Increasing number of Indians add value to enhance Hong Kong’s tourism and also at times to strengthen academic ties and trade. [...] Today diplomatic ties between Hong Kong and India have promoted growth in sectors of investment finance, education, culture, shipping and trade. Health diplomacy has continued to be side-lined and little has been understood by Hong Kong’s immigration officers.

Monday, August 1st, was “J Day,” during which international students and other exchange visitors fan out across the United States to engage in community service and celebrate American culture. This celebration comes right after the recent party conventions where divergent philosophies on immigration and other global issues were on display. Those differences could over time negatively impact the general public’s views of international exchange programs. 

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