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Abandoned: Thousands of Iraqis Face Death As They Wait For Promised US Visas

Abandoned: Thousands of Iraqis Face Death As They Wait For Promised US Visas

ALI WAS 13 the first time he saw American soldiers. In 2003, as U.S. and British troops rolled into his hometown of Basra, Iraq, he joined his family and neighbors on the street to gape at the procession of Humvees and hulking tanks. As a young boy, he had only the vaguest notions of the geopolitics involved – but he sensed an atmosphere thick with tenuous excitement. “The war was a total shock,” Ali recalls now, speaking over Skype from his apartment in southern Iraq, “but there was a hope that things would be better — that’s what the adults were saying — that things without Saddam would be better.” (Read More at The Intercept

As Supreme Court Considers Muslim Ban, Trump's Anti-Muslim Policies Continue to Expand

As Supreme Court Considers Muslim Ban, Trump's Anti-Muslim Policies Continue to Expand

New Yorkers Vow to Block Trump's Census Citizenship Question

New Yorkers Vow to Block Trump's Census Citizenship Question