'Being an immigrant helps to embrace diversity'– Infantino on running post of FIFA president (VIDEO)

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino has said his experience of having emigrated to Switzerland helps him to understand people and resolve problems in his role at the helm of the world football governing body. Talking exclusively to RT host and former football great Peter Schmeichel, Infantino said that his top goal is to develop football around […]

The Trump Administration Is Driving Away Immigrant Entrepreneurs

In late May, the Department of Homeland Security announced its plans to rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule, an Obama-era provision that allowed foreign-born entrepreneurs to stay in the United States for up to five years to expand their businesses, granted they could prove their companies’ potential for rapid business growth and job creation. The announcement […]

Apple signs ‘Big Sick’ writers for a series about immigrant stories

Apple has added yet another scripted series to its lineup: Little America, a half-hour anthology series based on true stories about immigrants in the US featured in Epic Magazine. The company has tapped Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, writers of the Oscar-nominated indie hit The Big Sick, as well as SMILF executive producer Lee […]

Multimedia Exhibit Portrays an Immigrant Artist’s American Experience

The exhibition Candy Coated Evil, curated by artist and performer Kembra Pfahler (singer in The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black) and presented by Howl! Happening, features the work of Japanese artist and Pfahler’s collaborator and former husband Samoa Moriki, best known simply as Samoa. The artworks feature pop culture icons in bold, colorful paintings that […]

Illegal immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle trial to face federal firearm charges

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 04:46 Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 45, the man found not guilty of murdering Kate Steinle last week, was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday, authorities announced. The Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Zarate is being charged with one count of possession […]

A federal judge rejected Trump’s effort to delay a rule that lets immigrant start up founders stay in the US

Matthew Weinberger A federal judge rejected an attempt by the Trump administration to delay a rule allowing foreign born startup founders to stay in the US. The ruling is a victory for Silicon Valley’s tech and venture capital industry. A federal judge on Friday ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to rescind its delay […]

Immigrant who abused stepdaughter in ‘anchor baby’ scheme faces 90 years in prison

An illegal immigrant’s plan to father a so-called “anchor baby” to stay in the US backfired after it emerged the mother of his child was his 15-year-old stepdaughter. He now faces multiple sexual assault charges and up to 90 years in prison. Horacio Alvarado, 32, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, insisted on a paternity test in 2015 […]

Bury Me, My Love Guides A Syrian Immigrant On A Challenging, Dangerous Journey

Bury Me, My Love follows the journey of a Syrian immigrant, Nour, as she makes her way from Syria to Europe. However, it is conveyed through text messages between her and her husband, Majd, with players offering advice and encouragement to their distant loved one. These messages occur in pseudo real-time, too, leaving the player […]

Trump admin must find sponsor for abortion-seeking illegal immigrant teen – US appeals court

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 03:34 The Trump administration has until the end of October, less than two weeks away, to find a private sponsor for a 17-year-old illegal immigrant seeking an abortion, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled Friday. The teenage girl is 15 weeks’ pregnant and in US […]