Jamie Salazar

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Australia condones asylum seeker abuse, say rights groups

<b>Two leading international campaign groups claim the Australian government has a deliberate policy of ignoring abuse of asylum seekers.</b><p>Australia transports asylum seekers who arrive by boat to off-shore processing centres in Nauru and Papua New Guinea.<p>Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International …

There aren't enough women signing up for combat jobs in the Army

After years of a contentious national debate over whether women should be allowed on the front lines, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced with great fanfare last December that combat roles would be open to all, regardless of gender.<p>The new policy was implemented in January, but as the fight over …

Tei-Fu Chen | America's Most Successful Asian Entrepreneurs

© 1996-2013 Asian Media Group Inc<br>No part of the contents of this site may be reproduced without prior written permission.<p>GOLDSEA <b>100</b> <br>No. 6: Tei Fu …

The Forgotten Story Of Classic Hollywood's First Asian-American Star

Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong was a trailblazer despite the openly racist industry in which she worked. Remembering her story and contemplating how much things have changed.<p><i>The following is a bonus chapter from Anne Helen Petersen's</i> Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Sex, Deviance, and Drama …

Immigration and LGBTs: Central Americans Limbo

<i>Jessica Noemi Coro Lorenzana prepares the afternoon meal for her fellow resident immigrants at Casa Tochan.</i><p>Last year President Barack Obama chose …

Ukraine's LGBT community: Trapped between warring sides | War & Conflict

<b>Kiev, Ukraine -</b> On a chilly Kiev night Maxim, a 37-year-old gay man from the eastern city of Donetsk, waited for a cab to take him to the only shelter in the country for internally displaced LGBT people.<p>After Russia-backed separatists took over his hometown last summer he said life for the lesbian, …

"Guilty until proven innocent": the trial of LGBT asylum seekers detained in the UK

Gay people who seek asylum in Britain and end up in detention centres continue to face the "reverse of justice" and the threat of deportation.<p>Sitting …

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Amid brazen, deadly attacks, gay Syrians tell of fear of ISIS persecution

<b>(CNN) —</b> The photographs released by ISIS in its stronghold of Raqqa are dated March 2015. The first ones show a large crowd, mostly men, but also among them a handful of women and children, all looking up.<p>Three men on top of a building, faces covered in black balaclavas, stand on either side of …

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. The unrest and conditions in Haiti have pushed many Haitian citizens to choose to move to the Dominican Republic. This issue of Haitian immigration is a controversial one, especially now that thousands have been casted into immigration limbo when a law that ...

<i>Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.</i><p>The unrest and conditions in Haiti have pushed many Haitian citizens to choose to …

Haitian's Lynching Renews Protests Against Dominican Citizenship Law

A Haitian man was lynched at a public plaza in the Dominican Republic this week. Authorities there say it was the result of a personal dispute, but activists claim it's part of rising racial animus and anti-Haitian attitudes in the Caribbean nation.<p>The lynching came during an already tense time for …

Haitian community briefed on ‘Family Reunification’ process

Five years after a catastrophic earthquake rocked Haiti, the ongoing impacts of the disaster were evident last Thursday night at an event in Mattapan …

In Miami, Haitian Immigrants Wonder What Immigration Action Means For Them

Thousands of Haitians (by one estimation) who fled to the U.S. after the 2010 earthquake will not enjoy any benefit because they arrived after the cutoff.<p>Transcript<p>NADEGE GREEN, BYLINE: I'm Nadege Green and I'm standing outside of a record store in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood. Across the …

Immigrant student here with TPS can't change status to DACA

<b>Q: I AM here with Temporary Protected Status. Should I apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals? I am a political science student at Hunter</b> …

Haitians flock to the Dominican Republic to escape squalor, hunger

Two days ago in Santiago, the second largest city in the Dominican Republic, unidentified assailants killed a Haitian man and hung his corpse from a …

Immigration Reform Infographic

Prisoners in solitary confinement, also known as restricted housing units, spend most of their day…<p>So we've teamed up with our good friends over at …

Judge takes aim at Obama’s immigration policy

The headlines yesterday afternoon, at first blush, were entirely unexpected. A federal judge in Pennsylvania had apparently declared President …

GOP seeking Plan B on immigration

Options include passing a new border security bill or challenging Obama’s immigration moves in court, without jeopardizing Homeland Security funding.<p>Top Republicans are exploring ways of escaping their political jam on immigration, with steps that could avoid a funding cutoff for the Department of …

U.S. court hears states' suit against Obama immigration plan | Reuters

DALLAS (Reuters) - A federal judge in Texas heard arguments on Thursday in a lawsuit brought by two dozen states that seeks to block Obama administration efforts to reduce the threat of deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the …

Voices: SOTU response underscores GOP immigration problem

<i>CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS: An earlier version of this story misstated Rep. Mick Mulvaney's first name.</i><p>In the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Address, Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa talked earnestly about her poor, rural upbringing as she laid out her party's agenda in the …

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