Louise Cainkar / Religion & Politics Just recently, Fatima,* a U.S. permanent resident originally from Yemen, received a letter from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) asking for more information on her application for an immigrant visa for her husband of four years. Continue Reading
Labeled terrorists in their homeland, hundreds of Turks are seeking asylum in New Jersey
Hannan Adely / North Jersey Record On the run in Turkey, Yasin Atik changed apartments four times, pulled his children out of school and avoided parks and hospitals where officers might ask for his identification. In his government's eyes, he was a supporter of terrorists. In Continue Reading
China is Surveilling and Threatening Uighurs in the U.S.
The Atlantic / 9-minute video Xinjiang, China is home to more than 11 million Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority. Currently, 1 million Uighurs are being held in Chinese internment camps, according to estimates cited by the UN and by U.S. officials. While Uighurs have long faced Continue Reading
Can religious tolerance help an aspiring Muslim power?
Taylor Luck / Christian Science Monitor Indian women in saris carefully place candles at an outdoor grotto of the Virgin Mary and kneel in prayer as couples from Uganda and Nigeria pour into the nearby chapel. Arab Chaldeans, Maronites, and Latin Catholics laugh together as they Continue Reading
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