In this week's feature, "Asylum Insanity," author Keegan Hamilton explores the convoluted process that asylum seekers go through when they show up at the U.S. border requesting sanctuary. As Hamilton reports this can sometimes mean long stretches of time in detention centers: "It's really tragic," ... More >>
Photo by Nicholas PhillipsFive inches of blank pages! Thanks, federal government!As part of some routine fact-checking for our current cover story on local Hispanic publisher Cecilia Velazquez, RFT requested her file from U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS).And what a response we got! N ... More >>
Image viaCheck out the front page of The New York Times this morning for this eyebrow-raising factoid about our fair city's immigrant pool: According to a new analysis of census data, more than half of the working immigrants in this metropolitan area [of St. Louis] hold higher-paying white-collar ... More >>
St. Louis immigrants are tired of playing the naturalization waiting game.
Tim Hogan is fighting to get his family out of a bureaucratic no-man's land