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Diplomacy with Cuba

In exchange for the release of a captive America will now acknowledge Cuba diplomatically. I can applaud the end but abhor the means.

Ever since shortly after Castro took over in Cuba America has refused to have diplomatic relations with Cuba. 322 more words


Colac Otway is officially a refugee friendly region :)

“What an auspicious event,” Cr Russell said. “This region has been enriched for generations by the new cultures who come to call this place home. And the refugees who have settled here in recent years heighten that. 1,217 more words

Neighbourhood House Program

"Desperation Migration"

This op ed acknowledges that immigration is inevitable, and that restrictive migration policies are leading desperate individuals to risk their lives for better opportunities.


Is This The Beginning?

Last Monday saw what could possibly be the beginnings of major Europe-wide protests about the number of immigrants that are flooding into the Union. Whether this small demonstration opens the floodgates across Europe remains to be seen, but who knows, it could be the spark. 855 more words


From the Ground Up: Season 1, Episode 25

From the Ground Up: Activists and Activism in Edmonton, Season 1, Episode 25

Catholic Leader Decries Opening of Family Detention Center in Texas

(Washington, D.C.) — Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop of Seattle, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, decried the opening of a 2,400-bed detention center in Dilley, Texas, constructed to house, among others, families fleeing persecution in Central America. 257 more words

Jesuit Refugee Service