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September 14, 2016 By Joe Jenkins  In early September the White House met its goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees. President Obama stated that the United States welcomed Muslim refugees with "an open...
August 23, 2016 By Zahava Moerdler Immediately following the U.K.'s vote to exit the European Union, there was a significant uptick in hate crimes in the U.K. and throughout Europe. Unfortunately, this trend has...
August 22, 2016 By Joe Jenkins Though the White House is close to meeting its goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2016, there has been ongoing resistance from some Washington lawmakers, state...
August 16, 2016 By Joe Jenklns Since 2009 the United States has honored its promise to protect Afghan interpreters and translators fighting beside American troops during wartime. The Special Immigrant Visa (...
August 16, 2016 By Kate Horner Muslims in the United States and throughout the Western world increasingly find themselves defending their faith as they live in fear of retaliations for acts of terror that have...
August 16, 2016 Last March we set out for Austin, Texas to talk about using corporate data to fight modern slavery at SXSW (South by Southwest). Now we’re setting up for 2017 – but we need your help to get there....
August 12, 2016 By Joe Jenkins When Ibtihaj Muhammad stepped onto the piste of Rio’s Carioca Arena, saber in hand, she had her sights on Olympic gold. In her first match, Muhammed deftly outmaneuvered Olena...

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Factsheet | April 17, 2018
The Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program 2009-2018  What is the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program?  Download In 2009, Congress passed the Afghan Allies Protection Act...
Impact Study | May 08, 2017
Over the last fifteen years, thousands of Afghans—working primarily as interpreters and translators—have provided crucial support to the U.S. military. Because of their affiliation with the United...
Issue Brief | May 05, 2017
France’s presidential election is a potential turning point for Europe, which continues to reel from Britain’s decision to exit the European Union. Ethno-nationalist populism has been gaining ground...
Report | February 06, 2017
Germany is at a tipping point as it heads into important national elections in 2017. Hate crimes, particularly those associated with xenophobia, have increased drastically—from 5,858 cases in 2014 to...