- Coming to America: One translator's harrowing journey - 7 February 2017
"An Iraqi translator who worked extensively with the US military spent almost seven years trying to get his family to America.
But with days to go before their departure, President Trump signed a travel ban that put the family's future in question."
- Immigrants Cooking Up a Fusion of Cultures and Cuisines - Text + Audio + Video - 3 September 2016
"Two students in the Culinary Arts program at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School share their dreams.
Maksym Olah is from Ukraine, and Isidro Dubon comes from Central America.
They are studying to become chefs and are working hard to make their American dreams come true."
- Immigrant Students Dream of Helping People - Text + Audio + Video - 20 August 2016
"Two students in the Nurse Aide training program at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School share their stories of how they are working to achieve their dreams of helping others by becoming health care workers in the U.S."
"There are three million immigrants in New York City. When they left home, knowing it could be forever, they packed
what they could not bear to leave behind: necessities, luxuries, memories. Here is a look at what some of them brought."
The Other Hand, also known as Little Bee,
"is a 2008 novel by British author Chris Cleave. It is a dual narrative story about a Nigerian asylum-seeker and a British magazine editor, who meet during the oil conflict in the Niger Delta, and are re-united in England several years later. Cleave, inspired as a university student by his temporary employment in an asylum detention centre, wrote the book in an attempt to humanise the plight of asylum-seekers in Britain. The novel examines the treatment of refugees by the asylum system, as well as issues of British colonialism, globalization, political violence and personal accountability."
Meet novelist Chris Cleave.
The Other Side of Truth "is a children's novel about Nigerian political refugees by Beverley Naidoo, published in 2000.
A powerful story about justice and freedom of speech, it received several awards including the Carnegie Medal.
The novel is set in the autumn of 1995 during the reign of the despot General Abacha who is waging a campaign of suppression against journalists.
A Nigerian girl and her younger brother have to leave Nigeria suddenly when their mother is killed during an assassination attempt on their outspoken journalist father. They are abandoned in London and have to cope with the police, social services and school bullies."
The Other Side of Truth - Worksheets
"Tell a lie, play with fire. But don’t complain about the smoke!"
US Navy 100720-N-1938G-002 Candidates for U.S. citizenship
recite the oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony
at Naval Air Station Sigonella