Witnessing first-hand how an immigrant-serving organization handled changes in immigration policy— beginning with the zero tolerance policy, family separations, the Matter of A-B, and the relocation of migrant families— exemplified the dynamic pace of the job and the need for resilience of everyone involved.
Month: September 2018
Food Insecurity in Maine Sparks Summer Meal Programs for Students
Hunger is a persistent and growing problem throughout Maine. According to USDA statistics released earlier this month, 6.4 percent of the state’s households have faced very low food security—the highest figure in New England and the fifth-highest nationwide.
Immigration Sanctuary Law Dispute Exhibits Oregon’s Rural-Urban Divide
The fight to eliminate Oregon’s sanctuary status looms large in the state’s rural-urban divide.
The Paradox of Sinophobia and Economic Ties in Vietnam
The Vietnamese government looks to balance the contrast between Vietnam’s need for trade with China, and its national identity.