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Iraqi refugee accused of being ISIS killer arrested in California

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Somali Refugee Wins Primary Election for US Congress

Minnesota State Representative Ilhan Omar became a major party’s candidate for the state’s 5th District in the United States Congress. Omar won the Democratic Party’s primary election for the area on Tuesday. She is seeking to become the first refugee from Africa to gain a seat in the U.S. Congress. A simple message The 35-year-old…

How refugee Modric rose to rule Russia 2018

Unthinkable as it now seems, Luka Modric had every reason to spend most of his career hating the World Cup. As a 20-year-old, he got off the bench twice in 2006 as Croatia went out of the group stage by finishing behind Australia. His country did not qualify in 2010. Four years later, he arrived in…

From Polish refugee to KPMG partner

Anetta Johnston’s path to partnership at big four firm KPMG started more than three decades ago in Poland and involved a fluffy toy cat, a hidden wad of cash and her mother, Lucja. “I was four years old at the time and in Poland there was a lot of political upheaval and uncertainty. The Polish…

My dad’s a refugee who supports Trump

As a child and grandchild of war-torn immigrants from different parts of the world, I had learned that fleeing, in my family, was a generational rite of passage. “If my grandparents were alive,” I said, “they’d be dismayed.” Then I asked my dad what he thought. He sat tall with a black coffee in hand.…

Aus transfer for refugee dying on Nauru

A terminally ill father, who lay dying in Nauru’s offshore detention centre, is set to begin palliative care in Australia after a public outcry. The 63-year-old member of the persecuted Hazara Afghan minority, named only as Ali, was reportedly told by Australian authorities he could go to Taiwan for treatment after his deadly lung cancer…