Emadeldin Elsayed, an Egyptian student in California, posted a comment on Facebook threatening to kill presidential hopeful Donald Trump. The US authorities arrested him the next day. Now he has agreed to leave the country voluntarily.
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.
Viet Thanh Nguyen’s new spy thriller is getting acclaim for bringing a fresh eye to the Vietnam War, refugee life in the US and the conflicting political beliefs of Vietnamese who found their way to the United States after Saigon fell.
The cost for a set of freshly-painted nails in New York City is half that of the national average. But, as an investigation by the New York Times shows, that low price is built on the backs of underpaid and sometimes poorly treated salon workers.
Vietnamese shrimpers in New Orleans were doing well until the BP oil spill in 2010 closed the Gulf of Mexico and devastated their businesses. To make ends meet, many in the staunchly anti-communist community adopted an ironic but effective model: a cooperative farm.
The New York Times investigation showed poor working conditions at salons, an industry that largely employs immigrants. That's put a Bay Area-based collaborative in the spotlight for trying to tackle one part of the problem — the health threats workers can face.