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Define American club sparks dialogue about identity, social responsibility

“I’m undocumented myself,” Orozco said. “I have a master’s degree. I’m a professor. I’m a fraternity adviser. I’m not the only one on campus. We exist. People say, ‘Well, that happens at the border,’ but we’re here. We’re your teachers. We’re your …

Paris Attacks Intensify Debate Over How Many Syrian Refugees to Allow Into the U.S.

Children of Asian Immigrants Speak

These powerful stories by the children of Asian immigrants reveal the sacrifices that their parents made. WATCH towards the end of the video, when they directly thank their parents in a touching tribute. via Buzzfeed …

Dania Ramirez tells her family's story.

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Medal of Honor awarded to two WWI vets

npr: Nearly 100 years after their heroic deeds, two World War I Army veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor, America’s highest military honor, on Tuesday. Historians say Sgts. William Shemin and Henry Johnson hadn’t been …

The South, Not Just in Black and White

Chronicle of Higher Education: Undocumented college students' stories

Read more stories like Alberto’s, other aspiring, undocumented college students, at the Chronicle of Higher Education’s interactive website. These students are all enrolled at various City …

Read his autobiographical account here.

Read Fernando’s autobiographical story here.

White House Task Force Unveils Federal Immigrant Integration Recommendations

american-immigration-council: Until now, there hasn’t been an official federal immigrant integration strategy. Here are their recommendations.