In all, people worldwide sent a total of $540 billion home last year, only dropping by 1.6% from 2019 — a smaller drop than during the 2009 global financial crash.
In Oakland, Calif., there's a growing number of Guatemalan migrants and asylum seekers. Some speak an Indigenous language — Mam. One class offered at a community college helps English and Spanish speakers learn the language.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's pardon of state convictions is widely interpreted as a rebuke to Trump administration policies.
Often, migrant teens have to work to pay for their own rent or help with family expenses. High school can be overwhelming. Rusdale High School, just for immigrant students 16 or older, accommodates their needs to help them achieve.
One ethnic studies teacher in Oakland, California, noticed that her students, who come from all over the world, had some trouble relating to each other. So, she created a video dictionary so that the students can teach each other words and phrases from their home country.
Jessica Hubley, one of the founders of AnnieCannons, wanted to teach survivors something that was actually viable in the job market — and in the Bay Area, where she is based, nothing made more sense than software development.
A family holds its breath, wondering if a young son will be deported back to El Salvador — and the dangers of gang life.
The singer of Afghanistan’s first rock band, now living in Oakland, California, talks about how music can bring communities together.
License plate readers scan plate numbers and then cross-reference them with a “hot list” of plates of wanted or stolen vehicles. The problem is that only a small fraction of the plates are on the wanted list; the rest belong to non-criminal, law-abiding people – people whose movements the government could now conceivably track.
The US has taken some steps to protect foreign women facing harm based on their gender. But some say the US must do more.
Pop Up Archive is making spoken-word audio searchable. It joins a similar effort by the BBC to tag and transcribe words spoken into microphones, but until now not written down.