Day: June 8, 2019

Congolese asylum-seekers given taste of home

By Jessie Degollado – Reporter, Misael Gomez – Photojournalist

SAN ANTONIO – Congolese asylum seekers at both of the city’s Migrant Resource Centers are being treated to home-cooked meals provided by the local Congolese, including Dr. Patience Miller, an OB-GYN, and her husband, Bosco Miller, an adjunct professor of religion at the University of the Incarnate Word.

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Ngugi Wa Thiong’o registers for Huduma Namba in Los Angeles

By Jeremiah Wakaya

As the Kenyan government commences registration of Kenyans in Diaspora, renowned Kenyan scholar Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o has been registered at the Kenyan consulate in Los Angeles, USA.

Thiong’o was registered on  the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIIMS) together with his wife, Njeri wa Ngugi.

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City searches for French speakers as hundreds of Congolese asylum-seekers head to San Antonio

Roughly 350 migrants from the Congo are expected to arrive in San Antonio in the coming days leaving the city scrambling for French-speaking volunteers.

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Why Should Immigrants ‘Respect Our Borders’? The West Never Respected Theirs

Immigration quotas should be based on how much the host country has ruined other countries.

By Suketu Mehta

There is a lot of debate these days about whether the United States owes its African-American citizens reparations for slavery. It does. But there is a far bigger bill that the United States and Europe have run up: what they owe to other countries for their colonial adventures, for the wars they imposed on them, for the inequality they have built into the world order, for the excess carbon they have dumped into the atmosphere.

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Kenyan diaspora throw weight behind Kenya-American nominated as High Commissioner to South Korea

Kenyan-American, Mwende Mwinzi’s nomination to be appointed Kenya’s High Commissioner to South Korea has been backed by the Kenya Diaspora Alliance (KDA) regardless of her dual citizenship.

A parliamentary committee asked her to either renounce her American citizenship or forget the prestigious appointment as Kenya’s constitution dictates that a State officer cannot hold dual citizenship .

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