Josue Romero was arrested and put into the custody of federal immigration agents. He was held for 24 hours and then released — which raises serious questions for immigrants about what Trump's policies actually are.
When news that Daniel Ramirez Medina was detained in Seattle became public this week, a shiver went up the spines of hundreds of thousands of people. Juan Escalante says the fear is really — but it's time to prepare.
Artist Edel Rodriguez equates Trump to a terrorist on last week's cover of Der Spiegel magazine. Rodriguez says he felt compelled to draw the cover because of his experience coming to the US as a refugee from Cuba in the 1980s.
David Tran, the man who created Huy Fong Foods' Sriracha, has never advertised his hot sauce. Yet, that ubiquitous red bottle with the green cap can be seen in restaurants across the US. How'd it get so hot?
Nicole Ponseca, founder of Maharlika and Jeepney in the East Village, wants Filipino food to stand on its own two feet in the American market. Unlike what some of her contemporaries have said, she thinks America is ready for offals.
Abdi Nor Iftin always dreamed of leaving Somalia and coming to the United States, and his dream seemed to come true when he won a spot in the Diversity Visa Program, otherwise known as the green card lottery. But it turned out to be only the first step in a difficult and dangerous process.
Muslims are required to pray five times a day — at specific times, no matter what they're doing. For New York City's Muslim cab drivers, roughly half of the 40,000 people driving cabs, that means stopping their cabs wherever they are to pray.
Deepak Singh grew up in Lucknow, India, thinking Indians were the good guys and Pakistanis the bad guys. Now that he's moved to the United States and finally met people from Pakistan, he sees things differently.
The US citizenship has an amazingly high pass rate — but it also has a number of critics. They argue the questions, frankly, are bad. And the test doesn't encourage immigrants to become better citizens, but rather to memorize facts they can write on the test.