Nearly ten years ago Ben Cook started teaching citizenship classes to immigrants who wanted to become American citizens. He has taught in three different programs, including the Woodbine Community Center and Catholic Charities. 505 more words
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DECEMBER 6, 2014
What is the San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative?
The San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative (SF pathways) is a three-year public, private partnership between the City’s Office of Civic Engagement & Immigrant Affairs (OCEIA), 181 more words
Before reading this novel, I wasn’t sure if I’d find enough to write about. Now that I’ve finished it, there seems to be too much to say and that I won’t do it justice. 610 more words
United States military personnel operate from hundreds of bases and a half dozen major fleets spread across the globe, from Central to South America, from Europe to Africa and Asia, from the Atlantic to the Pacific and Indian Oceans, and they remain deeply involved in conflicts in the Middle East, the periphery of Russia, Korea, China and other regions of the world. 943 more words
Why do certain immigrant groups tend to assimilate, while others don’t? This post argues that immigrant institutions (such as religious communities or foreign language media) have an important role in determining the degree of assimilation. 1,560 more words