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.
‘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.