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Muslim Community in Florida Offers To Host All Separated Migrant Children At No Cost to Govt

JUN 29, 2018: The Muslim community in Tampa, Florida has offered to take care of all the 2300 plus migrant babies and children (8 months and older) separated from their families residing at various detention centers. The group announced the offer at a news conference on Tuesday at noon. (Watch video below) The formal announcement by Islamic Society of Tampa Bay on Friday comes amid reports that seventeen US states and Washington DC are suing Trump’s administration over its family separation policy at the US border. “This immoral policy ofRead More


For Many Migrants, No Land Is Sweeter Than Home

RAFIQUL ISLAM SARKER—Most migrants to Europe, Australia and the United States from Rangpur in northern Bangladesh leave home at a young age and return when they have just passed middle age. Intensely connected and immersed in family bonds and Bangladeshi cultural values, they tend to return to their birthplace despite obtaining citizenship from a second country. For them, going to these far flung places is about working hard to save money. And in the end, they want to come back home. Many are now well off and have enough fundsRead More