Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained Tuesday trying to leave McAllen Airport in Texas. View this image › Jose Antonio Vargas testifies about comprehensive immigration reform during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington, Feb. 13, 2013. AP Photo/Susan Walsh Updated — 5:55 p.m. ET Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas,
This video portrays the experiences of immigrants in America around 100 years ago. But how far have we really come since people were treating immigrants like outsiders a century ago? Watch some of their experiences and decide for yourself. The first account starts at 0:55, but watch from the beginning for some interesting historical context.
A Mexican-Canadian construction worker sent a powerful message to Republicanpresidential candidate Donald Trump by hanging the Mexican flag from the roof of the nearly completed Trump Towerin Vancouver, Canada. The construction worker, Diego Reyna, did so in response to Trump’s incendiary rhetoric surrounding Mexican immigrants. When the real estate mogul announced his running for president,
No matter your thoughts on immigration reform, can we at least agree that nobody should have to endure this kind of thing on the job? And if there are people preying on folks like this out in the world, those predators should go to jail? Trigger warning: Rape, sexual assault. Read more: http://upworthy.com/the-shocking-reality-of-what-is-hidden-in-the-harvest-5
When I left London three years ago, I didn’t plan to return. Here’s why I’m glad to be home. View this image › King’s Cross Station. Daniel Dalton / BuzzFeed The sun doesn’t always shine in London, but when it does the city seems to glow. The air feels fresher, full of energy. Troubles evaporate.
A recent spike in the number of children crossing the U.S. border alone, and the subsequent strain on the immigration system, have sparked a national debate. Here is what you need to know. 1. Children from countries in Latin America have been making the perilous journey to the U.S. border for decades, but there has
Meeting a stranger can be exciting and awkward at the same time. In a society that often focuses so much on our differences, it’s amazing to see what happens when complete strangers peel back the layers of who they really are and get to the heart of what really matters. Read more: http://upworthy.com/boy-meets-girl-girl-reveals-secret-thats-when-things-get-intimate-and-beautiful