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‘Khuraki’ performance art show tells Afghan immigrants’ stories

October 17, 2019

“Khūrākī,” created by artist Molly Rice, is part of an immersive theater experience that came to Pitt's Stephen Foster Memorial Wednesday, thanks to Pitt’s Open Door Project. Several actors told the stories of Afghan women from a script Rice wrote. Each story is 15 minutes long, and the women’s...

Editorial: Citizenship question on 2020 census could cut PA funding

Census Bureau workers take an oath at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on March 30, 2010. Millions of foreign-born residents are expected to hide from or avoid the 2020 count because of the political climate created by U.S. President Donald Trump, census staff and civil rights groups say. (Liz O. Baylen/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 29, 2018

It’s no secret that for undocumented immigrants and other noncitizens, life can be rough under President Donald Trump’s administration. As of Monday, it just got significantly tougher. The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a new component of the 2020 census Monday night, requiring that Americ...

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