Month: September 2019

Indykids Podcast: The Growing Movement of Japanese Americans Protesting Immigration Detention in the U.S.

During WWII, the United States government incarcerated about 120,000 innocent Japanese, Japanese American and Japanese Latin American people during World War II because Japan was seen as its enemy at the time. Now, former Japanese American and Japanese Latin American detainees and their decedents are part of a growing movement to protest immigration detention in …

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Indykids Podcast: “You are not helpless. You are not powerless” – How Everyday New Yorkers are Supporting and Providing Sanctuary for Immigrants

Podcast by Hudson, age 13, and Aisha Tabala, age 11 IndyKids reporters Hudson and Aisha spoke with the prominent immigration activist and executive director of the New Sanctuary Coalition, Ravi Ragbir about the challenges facing immigrants in the United States today, as well as what everyday people are doing to support them. Ravi knows firsthand …

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