U.S. Immigration Debate Decision-Making Resources

U.S. Immigration Debate Decision-Making Resources The immigration debate in the United States is contentious. The current administration has implemented sweeping policy changes designed to limit and deter immigrants and refugees from entering the United States. A few examples include, Executive Order 13769 which opponents term a ‘Muslim ban’ which prevents immigrants and asylum seekers from … Continue reading U.S. Immigration Debate Decision-Making Resources

Continuity, Change, and Complexities: Characterizing Forced Migration in Latin America

When we think of migration and displacement in the Western hemisphere, from our position in the United States, the events that likely first come to mind have to do with migration from Central America to the U.S. Over the summer, stories of groups of Central Americans seeking asylum at the U.S. border, the ongoing push … Continue reading Continuity, Change, and Complexities: Characterizing Forced Migration in Latin America

What the Travel Ban Means for the United States and the World

A Brief History of the Travel Ban On January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order stopping the entry of all refugees for 120 days (Syrian refugees were banned indefinitely) and temporarily banning people from seven, majority-Muslim, countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. In the immediate release of this order, protestors … Continue reading What the Travel Ban Means for the United States and the World

Update: Fresh Start Awardee Meets Senator Bernie Sanders

For more information on Kenneth, please click here. As a Fresh Start Recipient, Kenneth got a full ride scholarship to the SIT Graduate Institute to gain further education while awaiting his wife and daughter. Taking advantage of every opportunity, Kenneth was able to meet Senator Bernie Sanders! Here's what he had to say, SIT Global … Continue reading Update: Fresh Start Awardee Meets Senator Bernie Sanders