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A woman in a hijab speaks into a microphone as dawn breaks in the clouds. An American flag waves in the distance.

Immigrants have a long history of taking their issues to the people — as political candidates


Amid growing anti-immigration rhetoric, more immigrants and refugees are running for public office in Minnesota, and nationwide.

Woman at podium wipes away tears, while man stands next to her

Former detainees tell New Mexico legislators about abuses in immigration detention as county seeks to renew contracts

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‘They didn’t explore the world,’ says physician who cared for toddlers separated from their parents at the border

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For a child migrant, days feel like a lifetime when you’re imprisoned and alone

A fan dressed in a sweatshirt with the Haitian flag on it, joins DJ Michael Brun on stage at the Bayo Block Party in Miami, Flordia.

Michael Brun delivers a message from Haiti — one summer block party at a time

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A bill to allow divorce in the Philippines could mean freedom for some women in New York


The Philippines is the last country in the world that does not allow divorce.

Making habas con dulce

The Good Friday dessert with roots in the Dominican Republic that I will not give up


It’s a fading tradition, but habas con dulce is a Holy Week staple in my family, migrating with us from the island to the United States.

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Four months of food aid in Puerto Rico brought too much salt and sugar, say some recipients


FEMA sent 57 million meals to Puerto Rico in the four months after Hurricane Maria. The Queer Kitchen Brigade sent just 400 jars of produce, but they are hoping to impact the kinds of food people in prolonged disaster relief can expect.

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A news organization that insisted on inclusive journalism is closing its doors


But its mission will live on, writes Andrew Lam.

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On being Korean in America in the time of the ‘Axis of Evil’ and ‘Rocket Man’


This is how Ju-Hyun Park learned to distance himself from being Korean in America.