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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.

Google employees protest Trump's immigration ban

Google employees protest Trump's immigration ban Thousands of Google employees walked out Monday in protest of Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from several Muslim-majority nations.He talked about protesting at the airport Saturday night and said he was "glad to see.

Air Canada shows they stand with refugees by helping reunite a Syrian family

Air Canada shows they stand with refugees by helping reunite a Syrian family Air Canada just released a heartwarming short film about the reunion of a Syrian refugee family, some of whom hadn't seen each other in 35 years.Titled "Meet one of Canada's newest families," it's a sweet, inspiring look at a refugee family who's being positively affected by the actions of others.

Veteran speaks out against 'Muslim ban' with incredible Iraq story

Veteran speaks out against 'Muslim ban' with incredible Iraq story Since then, Park-Pettiford told Mashable via Messenger he shared the story to help speak up against Trump's immigration ban.I'm going to use every opportunity I can to speak out against him.

Don't ban refugees. Ban garbage memes about refugees.

Don't ban refugees. Ban garbage memes about refugees. Last week, in the name of national security, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning Syrian refugees from the U.S.

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.

This heartbreaking video tells the story of two child refugees, 80 years apart

This heartbreaking video tells the story of two child refugees, 80 years apart If you — like many Americans — only get your news from President Donald Trump's Twitter feed, you'll come to believe that all Syrian refugees are terrorists.A new video released by UNICEF challenges that obscene assertion.

Host a Valentine's Day dinner for local refugees with this digital toolkit

Host a Valentine's Day dinner for local refugees with this digital toolkit This Valentine's Day, trade in your roses and fancy restaurant reservations and show some love for your community instead.A new campaign called Refugees Welcome❤️ — heart and all — offers tips and resources to help you host a Valentine's Day dinner for refugees in your neighborhood.

Swedish newspaper trolls Trump in the most epic way

Swedish newspaper trolls Trump in the most epic way So many people are trolling President Trump after he alluded to a terrorism attack in Sweden that never happened."You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden.

Libraries are fighting back hard against Trump's America

Libraries are fighting back hard against Trump's America Perhaps libraries and President Donald Trump were destined to be enemies.Scroll through the account's timeline and you'll see libraries battling the administration in a number of ways.

Anti-Trump protesters spread a powerful message on the Statue of Liberty

Anti-Trump protesters spread a powerful message on the Statue of Liberty A sign unfurled on the Statue of Liberty added to its message about America taking in the "tired" and "poor" and those "yearning to breathe free.” A small group of activists claimed responsibility for the message and posted about it on the Twitter account Alt Lady Liberty.