Posts Tagged ‘community’

Revised Travel Ban and Amarillo’s Refugees

The Trump Administration’s revised travel ban went into effect last night. This temporary travel restriction prevents certain foreign nationals from entering the USA if they cannot prove they have a bona fide relationship with a school or job, or with a narrowly-defined list of close relatives. The restriction applies to residents of Libya, Syria, Yemen,…

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Why the Refugee Language Project?

Why does Amarillo need the Refugee Language Project? This article answers that question. Some were blind, or couldn’t read, or had never grasped the language. When they got too old to work, they became dependent on relatives or fellow immigrants. No one wanted that fate. Learning English, as Elia knew, was not just a key…

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