Friday, March 31, 2023

Immigrant overcomes barriers to open restaurant

When Victor Arellano came to America illegally he had dreams of owning his own restaurant. The language barrier he experienced was one of the many obstacles he overcame.

Oasis International welcomes refugees to St. Louis

The Christian nonprofit helped nearly 5,000 refugees in the St. Louis community in 2018.

Mother’s immigration saves son’s eyes

Christina Ferris only had one thing in mind when coming to the United States: to better her son’s eyesight.

Students advocate for campus prayer room

Webster University student Samih Abdeljabbar spent the semester praying in Emerson Library study rooms. Abdeljabbar prays up to five times a day in the library.

‘They call me the little Indian princess’: Immigrants’ children face identity crisis

Children of immigrants learn to incorporate the cultural identities of both their country of origin and the new homes of their families.

US bans former Webster student Francis Ladege

Ladege lived in the US for 25 years before being deported.

South Grand creates opportunities for immigrants

Read how one St. Louis neighborhood helps its new residents.

Immigration laws dictate fate of refugees

"There's simply no line for them to wait in," Stephen Legomsky said of the process to asylum. Immigrants at the border seek refugee status among legal challenges.

Immigrants face hardships at US-Mexico border wall

Isabella said she fears leaving her house and being caught by Border Patrol.

Editorial: Exploring immigration from home

Editor-in-Chief Emma Larson, Managing Editor Christine Tannous, News Editor Hanna Holthaus, Special Projects Editor Kristen Farrah and Multimedia Editor Matt Woods explain the significance of exploring the topic of immigration.

I saw the difference at the US-Mexico border

News editor Hanna Holthaus reflects on her experiences with immigration at the US-Mexico border and in St. Louis.

Volunteers impact Texas immigration nonprofit ARISE

The volunteers gave presentations on health and immigration.

‘Remembering December 1994’: Professor escapes war

Adjunct professor looks back on his journey as an immigrant from Yugoslavia.

‘We are all immigrants’: The history of immigration in St. Louis

Webster professor Kristen Anderson said immigration revitalized the city.