As a team of refugees participates in the Olympics for the first time, refugees around the world are playing sports in the camps they're temporarily calling home. Social welfare organizations like the YMCA also recognized the value of sports in refugee camps dating as far back as World War II.
If left unchanged, the country’s first law regulating the naturalization of foreign-born Americans would have made it illegal for nearly all of today’s immigrants to become American citizens. Here’s how that changed.
In 1893, three men went to the Supreme Court and challenged the authority of the US to deport immigrants. The case’s decision laid the groundwork for the federal government’s long history of deportation.
What’s at stake when we talk about granting work authorization and giving jobs to refugees? Historian Andrew Urban takes us back to the 1940s and '50s, when Seabrook Farms took advantage of special labor programs to produce food.
Republicans in Kentucky will be caucusing today, and even though the GOP’s presidential candidates all take a hard line on immigration, there was a time when voters saw even starker views on immigration at the ballot box.
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