The Lad bible: What I learned from a new immigrant

article In an era of immigration and refugees, the United States is now struggling to understand how a new group of immigrants has been able to overcome its own cultural differences and overcome barriers that are ingrained in the country’s history.In the book “The Lad Bible,” author and New...

What’s the Trump administration doing to fight the opioid crisis?

We’re just days away from a critical deadline for the federal government to address a growing opioid epidemic, but the Trump Administration is already moving forward on several fronts.The president has vowed to sign a bill to provide grants to states and localities to fight drug addiction, but some...

When is the best time to travel to Italy?

After a short break in the lead up to the start of the World Cup, we take a look at what to expect at home and abroad in the opening round of the tournament....

Immigration law changes: Will the Coalition get its immigration bill through the Senate?

The new Immigration Legislation Amendment (Amendment) Bill will introduce a number of changes to the current Immigration Act.This will include: New provisions on the grounds for detention of non-citizens and the circumstances in which they are detained; new provisions on temporary protection visas; the removal of the ‘non-citizen family...

What if the US deported more immigrants?

A new study shows that the U.S. government’s current immigration policy could actually result in a net gain in economic activity and reduced crime, rather than the opposite.The study, by economists at the University of Maryland, finds that a massive influx of foreign workers would create an economic boom...

How to apply for asylum in Finland

The following information may be useful to asylum seekers in Finland: 1.What is a work permit?A work permit is a temporary work permit that allows someone to work in a company or company premises for one or more of the following purposes: to attend training, to complete work experience,...

When do you think we’ll be in a position to deport a third of our own population?

As Donald Trump’s administration ramps up deportations, immigration advocates have begun looking for a better way to answer that question.On Tuesday, the American Immigration Council announced it will start asking people who are undocumented immigrants to share their immigration history and why they are here, rather than relying on...

‘You’re in the wrong place’: Why people are choosing not to leave Australia

A number of people are leaving Australia because of immigration policy changes, and others are opting for other options.Key points:A number of Australian citizens have left Australia to find work abroadThe decision to stay overseas has led to an exodus of peopleFrom January to August, more than 400,000 Australians...