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Brianna Lee

Community Coordinator
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Shift in U.S. deportation policy provides reprieve for immigrant youth, same-sex couples

The Obama administration’s new deportation policy will focus on criminals, providing reprieve for DREAM Act youth and same-sex couples facing the threat of deportation.

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‘Reverse brain drain’ in the U.S.

Foreign-born entrepreneurs educated in the U.S. are increasingly returning to their home countries to start businesses there. How is the U.S. handling this loss of innovation?

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Study finds Mexican immigration to the U.S. on the decline

A recent report finds that Mexican immigration to the U.S. is on the wane, while Mexican-American births boost the population numbers.

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Arab-American middle-schoolers dispel stereotypes in a post-9/11 world

A Michigan photo exhibit allows young Arab-Americans with no memory of 9/11 present snapshots of their lives growing up in a post-9/11 world.

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Italy to vote on a burqa ban

If the bill passes, Italy would become the third European country to outlaw the public wearing of face-covering veils.

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Contraceptives to be available without co-pay in 2013

On Monday, the Department of Health mandated that insurance companies provide full coverage for a broad range of women’s preventative health services, including birth control.

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Young activists take DREAMs into their own hands

Riding a wave of activism on college campuses, a growing number of undocumented students are going public about their own precarious immigration status.

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Tensions still high after a week of violence in Kosovo

A trade dispute escalated into violence at two border checkpoints between Kosovo and Serbia last week, highlighting several challenges Serbia still faces in its quest for EU membership.

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Half of California ‘Dream Act’ becomes law

California’s governor signed half of a two-part bill that would allow undocumented students access to college scholarships.