Global migration, from American dream to nightmare

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2018 / The Arab Weekly


With every year since 2012, there’s been a new post-second world war global record for forcibly displaced people. Last year was the worst — 68.5 million — a report by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says. Every month since June 2015, when Donald Trump announced his US presidential bid, there has come from some part of the … Continue reading “Global migration, from American dream to nightmare”

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Indian legal migrants should still be able to work; their children need a DACA deal

by Rashmee

Posted on April 7, 2018


Why the Trump administration would prevent spouses of H-1B visa-holders from working is not hard to understand. It shows toughness. And surliness. Those dark-skinned skilled workers (mostly from India) are being made aware of their limited welcome. That they are being tolerated, for the moment, but they should not presume to think of themselves as … Continue reading “Indian legal migrants should still be able to work; their children need a DACA deal”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK