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5 crucial online resources that help immigrants learn their rights in airports

5 crucial online resources that help immigrants learn their rights in airports And even if you aren't an immigrant, knowing which rights immigrant communities have during travel is the first step toward being an informed, empowered bystander.To educate yourself on the rights of immigrant communities during travel, check out the resources below.

Is it legal for authorities to check your social media at the U.S. border?

Is it legal for authorities to check your social media at the U.S. border? But according to lawyers, whether or not this is actually legal is a confusing mess.Right now, immigration lawyers told Mashable that government officials often ask for immigrants and foreign travelers to hand over their phone so the official can scroll through social media information and more.

Teen creates Facebook page to spotlight immigrants' weekly achievements

Teen creates Facebook page to spotlight immigrants' weekly achievements The Facebook page — called "We, Too, Are America" — will list the submitted and curated accomplishments to help combat the "criminal" narratives of these groups popularized by President Donald J.The reason for the list, Trump claimed, was to better inform the public of "safety threats" posed by immigrant populations in sanctuary cities.

This app connects refugees to volunteer translators via Facebook Messenger

This app connects refugees to volunteer translators via Facebook Messenger More than 1,100 people have already signed up as translators this week; the team behind Tarjimly expected only 50.The app is still in demo mode, allowing the team to build its database of translators while people get used to the interface.

Hilarious photo series shows the alarmingly normal lives of immigrants

Hilarious photo series shows the alarmingly normal lives of immigrants It's an adorable, normal moment for most families — but the caption might catch you off guard.Patel's image is the latest contribution to the new satirical website Scary Immigrants, which documents the "boringly normal" lives of immigrants.

Restaurant bill reminds customers that 'immigrants make America great'

Restaurant bill reminds customers that 'immigrants make America great' At a time when our nation's values are seemingly in peril, it's important to remember that silence is compliance.In the face of President Donald Trump's immigration ban, the New Zealand restaurant is making sure all of their customers know that the delicious food they're enjoying was made and served by immigrants.

Why you can't get a Sweetgreen salad on Thursday in D.C.

Why you can't get a Sweetgreen salad on Thursday in D.C. are participating in "Day Without Immigrants," a social justice movement based out of Washington, D.For anyone addicted to their fresh veggies and grain bowls, the salad chain Sweetgreen is closing up all their Washington, D.

McDonald's restaurants across the nation close for 'Day Without Immigrants'

McDonald's restaurants across the nation close for 'Day Without Immigrants' On Friday, McDonald's restaurants across the United States, along with a variety of other businesses, closed their doors as part of a nationwide "Day Without Immigrants" protest.Though it is unclear whether the chains voluntarily closed or were simply lacking workers, McDonald's fans and employees across the country shared many updates via Twitter on locations that were either completely out of business for the day or operating with limited service.

A day without immigrants in school

A day without immigrants in school I hour ago.LikeRobin RiggleYes, it was a very pleasant day.

A pro-Trump editor funds a journalist's investigative trip to Sweden

A pro-Trump editor funds a journalist's investigative trip to Sweden During the speech, Trump made a baffling reference to Sweden that seemed to imply the country had been hit by a terrorist attack, which it had not.It was later learned that Trump was referring to a Fox News piece that made claims about rising immigrant violence in the typically peaceful country.