From a studio inside his closet, one refugee is using YouTube to broadcast information about coronavirus.
Many are without lawyers and more frightened and confused than ever.
Therapists and social workers trained in trauma care are helping asylum seekers along their legal and healing journey.
Give me your tired masses yearning to play cornhole
Chicago has one of the largest Rohingya refugee populations in the country. This is one survivor’s story.
Resettlement agencies say refugees are moving to the suburbs in search of cheaper homes and better-paying jobs.
Ephraim Bugumba’s long, hard journey from the Congo to DeKalb began when he was three, but as Storyteller he uses music to keep a connection to home alive.
Exotic Bakeries & Syrian Cuisine in Ann Arbor maintains the home-cooking customs of Jisr al-Shughur.
What’s in the February 23, 2012 issue of the Reader
Much has been made of Aleksandar Hemon’s remarkable facility with the English language–which he was forced to learn just 12 years ago, after landing in Chicago as an accidental refugee of the war in Bosnia. And his 2002 novel, Nowhere Man, now out in a Vintage paperback edition, is full of the sort of inventive […]