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Utah offers in-state tuition for refugees

Deseret News 10 Jun 2023
And Teuscher said that stories like Qaderi’s, heard at committee meetings, helped spur unanimous support for HB102 ... “He did his political machinations, figured out stuff, that if it could work, and then added folks in.” Teuscher easily won support, thanks to touching stories like Qaderi’s that brought the refugee plight to life in vivid detail.

Padma Lakshmi reflects on Top Chef's irresistible allure: 'It’s very compelling to watch'

Pinkvilla 10 Jun 2023
Former host Padma Lakshmi shared insights on the enduring appeal of Top Chef and the unexpected factors that determine success. Written by   .  Published on Jun 10, 2023   .  01.12 PM IST  .  1.3K ... She highlighted the inspiring story of Lowell, Massachusetts, a town revitalized by Cambodian refugees and asylum seekers ... .

Angelina Jolie Joins Refugee Sports Documentary ‘We Dare to Dream’ as Executive Producer

The Hollywood Reporter 09 Jun 2023
We Dare to Dream tells the story of the young, stateless athletes from Iran, Syria, South Sudan and Cameroon who competed together under the banner of the IOC Refugee Olympic team at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo ... Jolie has long been a vocal advocate for the rights of refugees ... Related Stories.

Feature: Rwanda helps refugees beat adversity, forge paths to success 09 Jun 2023
dollars), selling sacks of Irish potatoes outside the refugee camp ... She used the money to invest in plots of land outside the refugee camp ... Four of them are fellow refugees ... Musanganire's is one of the many success stories where refugees enjoy access to matching grants and set up businesses that also employ members of the host community.

France hails 'hero with a rucksack' who intervened in knife attack on children

Canoe 09 Jun 2023
Story continues below ... Story continues below ... Story continues below ... The profile of the suspected attacker, a 31-year-old Syrian refugee, also fueled renewed political debate about French migration policies ... Story continues below ... The suspect, who has refugee status in Sweden, remains in custody ... Story continues below ... Story continues below.

HMH to host historian for lecture on untold story of America’s efforts to save Europe’s Jews

Jewish Herald Voice 09 Jun 2023
The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe,” will piece together years of research and newly uncovered ...Rescue Board” is the extraordinary story of the War Refugee Board, a U.S.-government effort late in World War II to save the remaining Jews of Europe.

Would Jesus really have joined the Bristol bus boycott?

The Spectator 09 Jun 2023
It’s an important way of showing how the story relates to our world ... The problem comes when the traditional stories are elbowed aside, and Jesus is depicted as participating in a different story ... But in fact Jesus was briefly a refugee from Herod, so this is a valid re-imagining of that event.

Windrush passenger list goes on display to mark 75th anniversary of journey

Metro UK 09 Jun 2023
Behind each neatly typed name lies the story of a traveller who took part in a voyage that helped to shape modern Britain ... Lesser-known Windrush stories are also told though the document, including the 66 Polish refugees who had been displaced after the Second World War and joined the ship in Mexico.

‘Chasing Chasing Amy’ Review: An Illuminating Deep Dive Into Kevin Smith’s Complicated Classic

The Hollywood Reporter 09 Jun 2023
Related Stories. Movies Angelina Jolie Joins Refugee Sports Documentary 'We Dare to Dream' as Executive Producer ... Venue ... Director ... There are other complexities to the sexual politics of this story ... In addition, the coming-out and transition story of Rodgers himself enriches the picture ... His own personal relationships add texture to the story.

DeSantis guarantees immigrants their stay

The Bryan Eagle 09 Jun 2023
The state of the Florida governor’s standing, on the other hand, is another story ... Award-winning columnist Fabiola Santiago has been writing about all things Miami since 1980, when the Mariel boatlift became her first front-page story. A Cuban refugee child of the Freedom Flights, ...

Syrian Refugee Sara Mardini on Her Long Swim to Freedom, Netflix’s ‘The Swimmers’ and Her Trial

The Hollywood Reporter 08 Jun 2023
Related Stories ... Yusra realized her dream and competed in the 2016 and 2020 Olympics as a member of the refugee athletics team ... They made up the story about refugees arriving because of the help provided by volunteers, when in fact they came because in 2015, the borders opened, but that too has changed.

Small children were stabbed in a French park this morning

Hot Air 08 Jun 2023
A Syrian refugee wielding a knife went through the occupants of prams and baby buggies like a Portland street thug flattens tires when he’s bored ... In a bit of a story twist, he was shouting in English and the message was 180 out from what we normally expect ... Here’s where the European Union comes into play in this horror story.

EU ministers seek long-stalled migration deal

The Star 08 Jun 2023
... for refugees and migrants. Read full story .

Conflict and chaos in Sudan taking a devastating toll on women and girls

Arab News 08 Jun 2023
Today, they live in an apartment with other Sudanese families in the city’s El-Khalifa El-Mamoun district, awaiting an appointment with the UN refugee agency, UNHCR — scheduled for October ... Her story is not unique ... “Sexual exploitation and abuse prevention measures are being developed in the new sites hosting refugees fleeing the conflict.”.

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