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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.

This is a "Peaceful Protest"

This is a "Peaceful Protest" I travel through this airport with my family every few months.It is far too easy for those so filled with hatred, that they believe themselves to be loving.

Trump's ban is working

Trump's ban is working ALLEN B.WESTSHARESOne of the consequences of Trump' stemporary travel ban on the sevennations (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syriaand Yemen) in the 2015 Terrorist TravelPrevention Act is that other nations withterrorism problems don' t want to benext.

Why Tinder tourists aren't actually the worst

Why Tinder tourists aren't actually the worst This time, it was the tale of the Tinder tourist.A Tinder tourist: Someone who uses Tinder when visiting a new city or town.

Hitched for a comeback: Vintage travel trailers are the latest retro craze

Hitched for a comeback: Vintage travel trailers are the latest retro craze The hottest part of the trailer market is restored vintage trailers, which combine old-school craftsmanship with retro style and a generally affordable price point.Wendy Durighello has been restoring vintage travel trailers since 2004, and her work is documented at The Tin Inn.

Trump Travel Ban Is Completely Legal

Trump Travel Ban Is Completely Legal Judge Blocks Trump Travel Ban Nationwide; White House Vows Te ChallengeOutrageous Order"Following a brief moment of 'success' for the Trump administration as a Boston judge ruled Trump' simmigration policy was not a Muslim ban, a federal judge in Seattle, whe said the states ofWashington and Minnesota can sue claiming their residents were harmed by the ban, granted a nationwidetemporary restraining order blocking Trump' s recent action.FEB 3, 2017 8: 52 PM 43, 092 ' ERIE:Boston Judge Unblocks Trump Travel Ban, Asks "Where Does It Say MuslimCountries?

New 'world's longest flight' travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there

New 'world's longest flight' travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there Long-distance travel is an ordeal at the best of times, so you can imagine the world's longest commercial non-stop flight ain't for the faint-hearted.The trip covered a distance of 14,535 kilometres (9,032 miles), eclipsing a record previously held by rival Emirates.

Fancy a Facebook Live at 17,000 ft? It might soon be possible at the Everest base camp

Fancy a Facebook Live at 17,000 ft? It might soon be possible at the Everest base camp Soon you will have internet access in the Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.Visitors will be able to tweet, chat, email and share  from the Lukla-Everest Base Camp and the Annapurna Base Camp with the help of free Wi-Fi offered by Nepal.

This blimp that looks like a butt is the largest aircraft in the world

This blimp that looks like a butt is the largest aircraft in the world It's a bird, it's a plane, oh nope, hold on.it's that aircraft that looks like a butt.

Early tourists clambered to the top of Egypt's pyramids in fancy dresses and suits

Early tourists clambered to the top of Egypt's pyramids in fancy dresses and suits With the completion of the Suez Canal in 1869, visits by wealthy tourists increased.That same year, travel mogul Thomas Cook offered his first tour of Palestine and the Nile, and launched regular steamer trips on the great river in the following years.

The key, often-overlooked argument against reclining your seat on a plane

The key, often-overlooked argument against reclining your seat on a plane I'm a 6'2'', 240-pound guy with long legs.I've gotten my fair share of angry looks for this, and I've responded with smiles and shrugs.

Qantas now lets you use Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify while flying

Qantas now lets you use Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify while flying On Wednesday, Qantas announced it would be offering Foxtel, Netflix and Spotify on all Wi-Fi enabled flights.In the longterm, pushing fliers towards services like Netflix would also save airlines from having to negotiate rights deals for its own content offerings.

India will now greet tourists with a local SIM card on arrival

India will now greet tourists with a local SIM card on arrival The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) said Thursday foreigners with e-visas landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi will be provided with a SIM card from state-run telecom operator, BSNL.15 other airports in the country, who have the provisions for e-visas, will soon initiate the program as well, the association said.

Ski the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb with Destination BC’s 360-degree videos

Ski the slopes of Whistler Blackcomb with Destination BC’s 360-degree videos Virtual reality and 360-degree videos are proving to not just be entertainment but also learning tools, therapy tools, and marketing tools.From exposure therapy for people with post-traumatic stress disorder to touring the White House, there is a VR experience for everyone.

Instead of a suitcase just put everything in this jacket

Instead of a suitcase just put everything in this jacket Never mind that you look like a dorky shoplifter, this jacket is supposed to make air travel so much easier.The "Airport Jacket," which is set to take off later this year if its $76,000 Kickstarter gets funded (and it works), is the ultimate travel hack.

Gynopedia helps female travelers find reproductive health care around the globe

Gynopedia helps female travelers find reproductive health care around the globe Getting comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care as a woman is hard.But a silly-named site is looking to change this fact for female travelers, allowing globetrotters the ability to access need-to-know health information in an easy to read wiki.

America doesn't care anymore, detains beloved children's book author

America doesn't care anymore, detains beloved children's book author That's how the latter feels now, after hearing that beloved children's book author Mem Fox was apparently left in tears after being detained at Los Angeles Airport and accused of having the wrong visa in early February.Customs and Border Protection have been contacted for comment.