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Chinese Immigrants Are Converting to Catholicism. Local Churches Have Adapted.

The night before Easter is a traditional time to complete the sacraments of initiation. In New York, many Chinese immigrants are baptized into the church and experience religious freedom for the first time in their lives.
Tags: Immigration and Emigration, Asylum, Right of, Chinese-Americans, Easter and Holy Week, Christians and Christianity, Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Brooklyn, NY, St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church


Modern Love: With the Birth of My Son, I Stopped Hiding

Fearing judgment of her interracial relationship and mixed-race child, a woman keeps both from her family. Until she doesn’t.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Emigration, Love (Emotion, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Poetry and Poets


Militia in New Mexico Detains Asylum Seekers at Gunpoint

A citizens militia known as the United Constitutional Patriots has begun detaining families of asylum seekers at gunpoint before handing them over to Border Patrol agents.
Tags: News, Asylum, New Mexico, Border Patrol, American Civil Liberties Union, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Right of, Defense and Military Forces, Fringe Groups and Movements, El Paso (Tex, United Constitutional Patriots


Is New York City’s ‘Remarkable Growth Story’ Ending?

City planning officials dispute the latest census figures, which suggest that New York’s post-recession growth has finally slowed.
Tags: Population, Census, Immigration and Emigration, Census Bureau, City Planning Department (NYC, New York City


Did New York City’s Population Fall? Yes. And No.

City planning officials dispute the latest census figures, which suggest that New York’s post-recession growth has finally slowed.
Tags: New York, News, New York City, Population, Census, Census Bureau, Immigration and Emigration, City Planning Department (NYC


Lens: Will Martin Parr’s Photos Change the World? He Doesn’t Think So

In documenting his homeland, the British photographer captures its contradictions and ambiguities with a sense of humor.
Tags: Photography, News, Great Britain, Magnum Photos, Politics And Government, London (England, Immigration and Emigration, Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit, Will Martin Parr


Crossing the Border newsletter: One of the Deadliest Places on the Southwest Border

In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a trip to Brooks County, deep in South Texas brush country, where the terrain is deadly.
Tags: News, Border, Trump, Illegal Immigration, South Texas, Southwest Border, Books and Literature, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Border Barriers, Brooks County


Two New Tent Cities Will Be Built in Texas to Hold Migrants

With existing facilities “beyond capacity,” the administration will spend nearly $40 million on tents to house detained migrant families and children.
Tags: Texas, News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration and Emigration, Customs and Border Protection (US, Border Barriers, El Paso (Tex, McAleenan, Kevin K


Julián Castro Needs a Defining Moment. It Hasn’t Come Yet.

Mr. Castro brings youth and diversity to the Democratic presidential field. But, overshadowed by some peers, he has failed to get traction in early polls.
Tags: News, Castro, BETO, Democratic Party, Julian Castro, Julian, Joaquin Castro, United States Politics and Government, O'Rourke, Hispanic-Americans, Immigration and Emigration, Presidential Election of 2020, San Antonio (Tex




Julián Castro Needs a Defining Moment. Has It Already Passed?

Mr. Castro brings youth and diversity to the Democratic presidential field. But, overshadowed by some peers, he has failed to get traction in early polls.
Tags: News, Castro, BETO, Democratic Party, Julian Castro, Julian, Joaquin Castro, United States Politics and Government, O'Rourke, Hispanic-Americans, Immigration and Emigration, Presidential Election of 2020, San Antonio (Tex


An Afghan War Widower Is Caught Up in a ‘Chronic Problem’: Wrongful Deportation

Officials deported the spouse of a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan, leaving the couple’s 12-year-old daughter to live with her grandparents in Phoenix before the decision was abruptly reversed.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Deportation, Phoenix, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Phoenix (Ariz, Jose Arturo Gonzalez Carranza


Editorial Observer: Trump’s Nominees: Too Much Even for the Die-Hards

Some are spectacularly unqualified, others so extreme as to alienate the president’s most conservative enablers.
Tags: News, Senate, Graham, Nielsen, Mitch, Miller, Trump, Lindsey, Moore, Cain, Herman, Homeland Security Department, McConnell, Kobach, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


In Copenhagen, Reaction to an Anti-Muslim Event Turns Violent

Arson fires, street fights between protesters and the police, and arrests followed the appearance of a far-right provocateur who insulted the Quran.
Tags: News, Denmark, Copenhagen, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Immigration and Emigration, Muslims and Islam, Fringe Groups and Movements, Copenhagen (Denmark


I Left El Salvador to Protect My Family. It Didn’t Work.

The gangs wanted me to join them, and I refused. I fled to the U.S. but I still lost my dearest family member.
Tags: News, El Salvador, Immigration and Emigration




Trump’s Attack on Ilhan Omar: How the 2020 Democrats Diverged in Response

The question of how — and when — to engage with Mr. Trump’s political broadsides has become a dividing line among Democrats and party activists.
Tags: News, Muslim Americans, Trump, Sanders, Omar, Bernard, Ilhan, Gillibrand, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Mr Trump, Ilhan Omar, Center for Popular Democracy, Immigration and Emigration, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020


Trump Sees an Obstacle to Getting His Way on Immigration: His Own Officials

The president’s removal of Department of Homeland Security officials was the culmination of months of clashes over policies many say were legally dubious, unethical or impractical.
Tags: News, Mexico, Asylum, Nielsen, Department Of Homeland Security, Miller, Trump, Illegal Immigration, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Refugees and Displaced Persons, Right of, Citizenship and Naturalization, Stephen (1985-


In the Rio Grande Valley, the Border Patrol Is the ‘Go-To Job’

With decent pay, secure benefits and a certain amount of prestige, Border Patrol jobs are a middle-class mainstay in South Texas, especially for Mexican-Americans.
Tags: Texas, News, Border Patrol, Rio Grande Valley, South Texas, Immigration and Emigration, Border Patrol (US, Rio Grande Valley (Tex, VITIELLO, Ronald D


Istanbul Dispatch: Arab Exiles Sound Off Freely in Istanbul Even as Turkey Muffles Its Own Critics

Istanbul has become the hub for dissidents from around the Arab world, who broadcast opposing views back into their homelands. At the same time, many local Turkish journalists remain jailed.
Tags: Television, News, Turkey, Syria, Egypt, Erdogan, Istanbul, Recep Tayyip, Immigration and Emigration, Middle East and North Africa Unrest (2010-, Arabs, Istanbul (Turkey, Justice and Development Party (Turkey


In Matteo Salvini’s Italy, Good Is Bad and ‘Do-Gooders’ Are the Worst

‘‘Buonista’’ is an insult gleefully hurled at opponents by a government whose political logic has made bad good and amateurism a professional credential.
Tags: News, Italy, Matteo Salvini, Matteo, Salvini, Politics And Government, Italian language, Immigration and Emigration


Central American Farmers Head to the U.S., Fleeing Climate Change

The problems plaguing farmers in Honduras and elsewhere have mounted with rising temperatures and increasingly unpredictable weather.
Tags: Coffee, Weather, News, Global Warming, Poverty, United States, Honduras, Central America, Illegal Immigration, Agriculture and Farming, Immigration and Emigration


Rule Keeping Asylum Seekers in Mexico Can Temporarily Proceed, Court Says

An appeals court granted a stay four days after a lower court blocked what the Trump administration calls migration protection protocols.
Tags: News, Mexico, Asylum, United States, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Homeland Security Department, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Decisions and Verdicts, Immigration and Emigration, Right of


Agreement Allows 2,700 Children in Central America to Join Parents in U.S.

The children had previously been granted conditional approval to enter the country as refugees under an Obama-era initiative, until the Trump administration canceled the program.
Tags: News, Obama, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Central America, Trump, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Refugees and Displaced Persons


Trump Urged Homeland Security Official to Close Border Despite an Earlier Promise of a Delay

The conversation with Kevin McAleenan was another instance of the president trying to undo a decision and to stretch the boundaries of his power, even when told there were legal issues at stake.
Tags: News, Mexico, Asylum, Nielsen, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Customs and Border Protection (US, Kevin McAleenan, McAleenan, Kirstjen, Kevin K, Trump Urged Homeland Security Official


Trump’s Message to Homeland Security Official: Close the Border Despite an Earlier Promise of a Delay

The conversation with Kevin McAleenan took place after Kirstjen Nielsen, then the homeland security secretary, refused to close the border, saying it would be illegal.
Tags: News, Mexico, Asylum, Nielsen, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Customs and Border Protection (US, Kevin McAleenan, McAleenan, Kirstjen, Kirstjen Nielsen, Kevin K


Trump Says He Is Considering Releasing Migrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

One high-profile “sanctuary city,” which limits how local law enforcement agencies cooperate with federal immigration officers, is San Francisco. It happens to be the home of Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Tags: News, San Francisco, Trump, Illegal Immigration, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration


She Was Forced to Marry in Bangladesh. In Brooklyn, She Made Her Escape.

For Muslim immigrants desperate to flee their abusers, there are almost no safe options. A community in Brooklyn organized to change that.
Tags: News, New York City, Domestic Violence, Brooklyn, Bangladesh, Ny, Muslim Americans, Women and Girls, Immigration and Emigration, Safe Horizon, Kensington (Brooklyn, Sakhi for South Asian Women


White House Considered Releasing Migrants in ‘Sanctuary Cities’

The idea was suggested as the president condemned migrant caravans from Central America headed toward the southwestern border, people familiar with the plan said.
Tags: News, White House, Deportation, Central America, Illegal Immigration, Presidential Election of 2016, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration Detention, Border Barriers