The eruption of the protests in Hong Kong has reinvigorated the contentious debate on how closely Taiwan should align itself with China. As the violence increases, the island nation is forced to consider that while today it is Hong Kong, it very well may be that tomorrow, China’s attention may be turned to Taiwan.
A Conversation with Dr. Nestor Rodriguez
In this conversation, Dr. Rodriguez discusses the Northern Triangle of Central America, what factors are affecting immigration from this area, and unaccompanied minors who are coming to the United States.
The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Behind the Statistics
Currently, 70 percent of Syrians living in Syria lack access to clean water and 95 percent lack sufficient healthcare. Behind many of these statistics are powerful personal narratives about the lives of Syrians.
Inside the RAICES Fight for Asylees Detained in Texas
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.
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.
Seeking Safe Haven: How the Syrian Refugee Crisis Impacts San Antonio
San Antonio’s civil society organizations and volunteers are working to support the Syrian refugee population in the face of declining federal support.
Why are professors striking at universities across the United Kingdom?
As university finances dwindle and the trend toward martketization continues, strikes like these across the United Kingdom will likely continue and grow.
Health Care and Culture: Lessons from Denmark
If Denmark outperforms the U.S. in terms of access and costs, what is holding back widespread support for an American welfare state health care system?
NAFTA in Mexico: The Impact of the International Agreement on Farming Next Door
Trump’s remarks imply that Mexico and Canada gained from NAFTA economically. Yet a look into the communities and people impacted by NAFTA in Mexico may show a different story.
Temporary Protected Status: El Salvador’s Missed International Opportunity
Had there been enough political will from the Salvadoran government to attempt to solve the T.P.S situation, they would have sought bilateral meetings with the Trump administration and resort to an action as old as time: realpolitik.