Contributing opinion writer

Tala Al-Rousan

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Sympathy is Not Enough When it Comes to the Afghanistan Disaster, Change and Action are Needed

At this time, it is easy to blame politicians for the Afghan disaster and let this pass by as another political failure. But we challenge what we can do, as Americans, and academics more precisely, to aid Afghans and welcome refugees. From donating to advocacy to research, there is much we can do. Our collective consciousness depends on it.

Immigrant Heritage Month and the Long-Ignored Displacement Pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately threatens the survival of vulnerable migrants and displaced persons, especially refugees, and the U.S. is not doing nearly enough to help.