Immigration

Parenting in the In-between space

He was 11 years old. He was skinny and tall, with a head full of…

As a Child of the Diaspora, Loss is Part of My Identity

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has spoken out about the unprecedented immigration challenges at…

It’s time to stop expecting undocumented immigrants to solve our Social Security deficit

Last year, while volunteering as a tax preparer, I helped Alejandro (not his real name)…

Undocumented immigrants pay taxes – Let’s be fair and give them the tax benefits they deserve

Every tax season I find myself in some sort of déjà vu explaining to my…

Can the Biden Administration’s Immigration Policy Reignite America’s Innovation Engine?

The pandemic-driven shelter-in-place orders American must live with today and for the foreseeable future have…

The One Reason Asylum-Seekers Aren’t Offered Free Legal Counsel—And Why It Needs To Change

Each year about 100,000 people come to the United States seeking asylum because of persecution…

Homecooked: Persian Food Traditions For Health

American-born Iranians from my generation understand a few things as fact: We are expected to…

COVID-19: Racial Disparities Among Immigrant Workers

Growing up, I remember seeing my father come home from a hot Texas summer’s day…

Ethnic Studies Saved My Life

A proposed legislation recognizing the centrality of race, ethnicity, and social justice in high school…

What the US Flag Means to Me

It’s time to let the United States flag fly freely once again as a symbol…

Breathing Space: An American Muslim Experiences Protests and Rallies

“It’s like Eid prayer at the convention center,” My eight year old daughter looked up…

Barriers to Belonging: Fear, Citizenship, and the Census

The COVID-19 virus has hit the United States at such a large scale and affected…

It Was More Than Just Food: The Impact of the U.S Census on Student Breakfast Programming & College Funding

For as long as I can remember I always wanted to make an impact in…

COVID-19 Quarantines Census Hard to Count Populations

Ja’Lysia is a smart, soulful five-year-old who loves everything Frozen, plays with dolls, and strives…

Celebrate Immigrants: Dance for a Cause

VISIBLE Magazine is proud to partner with Dallas Fitness Ambassador and Zumba instructor Martha Palacios…