Anna Lekas Miller


Anna Lekas Miller is an independent journalist, covering migration, immigration and women's issues around the world. Follow her antics and work @agoodcuppa on Twitter.

Agrawal family poses in a shopping center in Morelia, Mexico

‘We always FaceTime daddy for presents’: How families celebrate Christmas with their deported spouses


Hundreds of thousands of immigrants are deported from the US each year, and many of them leave behind US citizen spouses and children. Here’s how two families have changed their holiday traditions after the deportations of their husbands and fathers.

Two men pose together after one was released from ICE detention.

How the US immigration system nearly tore this LGBTQ couple apart

Congolese artist Bob Elvis

As Congolese elections near, political art is becoming more dangerous. Just ask Bob Elvis.

Syrian refugee Muhammad, 42, looks at the sea while fishing in the city of Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Dec. 2, 2017.  

In refugee camps on Lesbos, single men can feel stuck

Muhanned Qaiconie, a co-founder of Berlin's first Arabic-language public library, looks at books in the collection. “All kinds of people come here,” he said. “We have older generations of Arabic speakers, new readers, seasoned bookworms, aspiring writers

Berlin’s first Arabic-language public library aims to redefine refugee integration

Conflict & Justice
Yasmeen Mjalli

She started #NotYourHabibti to shine a light on sexual harassment in the Palestinian territories


The 21-year-old activist is gathering women’s stories of sexual harassment and carefully typing them out on her antiquated machine.

Airstrikes. Siege. Starvation. And now the Islamic State — welcome to Yarmouk


The camp’s Palestinian refugees were suffering long before IS came into the picture.