10 Jul 2019

Carnegie Unveils 2019 List of Great Immigrants

Each year, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, a philanthropic foundation that promotes the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding, releases its list of Great Immigrants. This list honors a number of naturalized U.S. citizens, and helps to highlight the tremendous benefits immigration has...

02 Jul 2019

American Sikhs Find Careers on the Open Road

There has been a romanticized view of the American truck driver, dating back decades. "Truckers" are frequently envisioned as all-American (and usually white) men from the South, the Midwest, and, of course, Texas, embodying an American ideal of freedom and individuality. Memorialized in countless films,...

28 May 2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum is Open at Last

Every year, more than four million people travel to New York City’s Liberty Island to visit the Statue of Liberty, a towering symbol of our nation’s fundamental ideal of freedom since its installation in 1886. But the tragic events of September 11, 2001 ushered in...

21 May 2019

ICE Seizes Stolen Indian Artifacts from Fifth Century

Most immigrants are familiar with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as being the law enforcement arm of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is true that ICE, which was created in 2003, spends much of its $6 billion budget on immigration...

18 Apr 2019

How Curry Conquered Western Cuisine

As much as any flag, anthem, or coat of arms, a nation's cuisine has long been a fundamental element of its identity. Millions of tourists flock to Italy every year to partake of its delectable pasta dishes; a flaky, buttery croissant is considered the quintessential...