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A Year After Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Refugees Struggle to Find Footing in US

There are now 76,000 refugees from Afghanistan who have resettled in the US, mostly in Northern California, Washington DC, Texas, and Washington state.

Los Angeles Looks to Land Banking to Lower Construction Costs for Affordable Housing

The project is part of the L.A. River Master Plan, though officials hope to take it countywide to narrow a massive shortfall in affordable housing.

Political Misinformation Meant to Forestall Latino Power Threatens All

At this perilous moment for democracy, the country cannot afford to abandon millions of voters to ongoing misinformation campaigns targeting Latinos.

Rise in Interracial Marriage a Counter Narrative to Hate and Division

Census data shows that “mixed race” is the fastest growing category under racial identity, with about 17% of new marriages being interracial couples.

As Migrant Flow Increases, Illegal Pushbacks Continue Along EU’s Southern Border

Croatia continues to forcibly deter migrants seeking entry into the European Union in what human rights groups say is a violation of international law.

Lt. Murphy, Shot 15 Times, Recalls Massacre at Oak Creek Gurdwara

Murphy was the first to engage the shooter at the Oak Creek Gurdwara, making him an indelible part of Wisconsin's Sikh community.

Now is Not the Time to Drop Our Guard on Covid, Experts Say

With new variants emerging health experts say now is not the time to let our guard down when it comes to Covid.

Diversity a Challenge to Upping Vaccination Rates in California’s San Joaquin County

Local health officials are relying on community organizations to vaccinate the diverse communities that call this region of California home.

‘They Are Very Cunning’ — Editor of Burmese Paper in LA Fears Dark Times Ahead for Myanmar

Thakhin Kai Bwor, editor of the Mynamar Gazette, says the execution of four prodemocracy activists suggests more violence ahead for the troubled country.

‘I Was Not Allowed to Have My Own Thoughts’: California Courts Start Penalizing Domestic Abuse

A judge in Southern California embraced a new state law designed to tip the balance in favor of women seeking child custody and restraining orders.

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