Immigrants help keep Americans safe

Immigrants help keep Americans safe

Last month, U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured Islamic State fighters believed to be responsible for the January suicide attack that killed four American intelligence personnel in Manbij, Syria.

One of the Americans killed in that attack, Ghadir Taher, was a Syrian American linguist supporting the team’s sensitive intelligence mission. She was a Defense Department contractor, a Syrian immigrant and naturalized U.S. citizen from East Point, Ga., who volunteered to deploy to combat in Syria with the U.S. military. Her loss is a tragic reminder of the crucial role immigrants play in U.S. national security, an important warning that the U.S. intelligence community is dependent on immigration for language and cultural skills that protect American lives.

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Wisconsin Rapids family will move to West Africa a year after husband’s deportation

Magazine, The Immigrant Experience, Culled From Wisconsin Rapids Tribune WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Since her husband’s deportation to West Africa, Katrina Jabbi feels as if she’s been grieving the death of a loved one. She was pregnant with the couple’s third child when her husband, Buba, was deported to The Gambia in March 2018, swept up in the Trump…

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MOON HOTEL KABUL to Open 14th SEEfest on May 1 at the Writers Guild Theater

The 14th edition of the South East European Film Festival (SEEfest) announced today that Moon Hotel Kabul was selected as the Opening Night film for the 2019 festival, running May 1-8 in Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. It is the latest film by Romania’s Anca Damian, who won Best Director Award at the Warsaw International Film Festival and the Mirada International Award at the Madrid Film Festival for the film.

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Dr. Chiufang Hwang Demystifies Culture of Fear Among Chinese Immigrants

Dr. Chiufang Hwang Demystifies Culture of Fear Among Chinese Immigrants

Even though she was shy and isolated herself, Hwang thought her private, insular nature was just proof of a real-life stereotype. But, in fact, she realized over the years that such self-isolationism happens to be a very real, cultural trait. As a rule, no matter how turbulent their lives are, Taiwanese people maintain tranquil appearances.

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