An unemployed H-1B visa holder has to find a new employer, or “sponsor,” within 60 days, or leave the country. Thousands of Bay Area tech and biotech workers have surged onto sites like LinkedIn, frantically looking for friendly faces, like 36-year-old Vidhi Agrawal of San Francisco.
“Movement,” a one-hour special from The World, brings you stories of global migration through music. Together, host Marco Werman and Ethiopian American singer Meklit Hadero blend song and narrative in a meditation on what it means to be American. We follow a once-undocumented singer in San Francisco on a long-awaited trip back to Mexico, reflect on the experience of exile with a Syrian DJ and hear a Sudanese American artist play his first-ever show in Sudan — all guided by Hadero as she reflects on her own American story.
More than 2,000 immigrants at ICE facilities in California, Florida, New Mexico, Ohio, and other states have refused meals in protest since March, according to Detention Watch Network, an advocacy group.
Khafre Jay taught himself Hindi so he could call out acts of racism by Indian Americans on his radio show. He touched on a subject many Indian Americans don't talk about: the prevalence of anti-Black attitudes in the South Asian community.
Roberto Lovato's new memoir traces his family's history between El Salvador and the United States, examining intergenerational trauma and political forces that shape his own family's story as well as those of tens of thousands of Salvadorans who have fled violence and warfare.
The situation at Primex Farms highlights the tightrope farmworkers must walk to protect their health and jobs while avoiding retaliation from their employers.
Aproximadamente cada 30 segundos, un latino cumple 18 años en Estados Unidos. Si se presentaran en las urnas para votar, estos jóvenes latinos podrían cambiar el resultado de las elecciones presidenciales de 2020 en Estados Unidos.
In normal times, millions of small financial transactions take place daily worldwide when immigrants wire a portion of their earnings to loved ones back home. This year, the economic crisis is wrecking that cash flow.
Critical information on the coronavirus outbreak is not always available in languages other than English. A hospital in California's rural heartland is producing PSA-style videos to reach immigrant farmworkers in the area.
Coronavirus fears led to a historic drop in US stocks, shut borders and disrupted daily life around the world, as governments took increasingly drastic measures to try to reduce the severity of the global outbreak.