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Helping hand, when initial aid isn’t enough

Posted on April 4, 2015 at 1:47 pm

By Stacie Sikora “The things you do you do not because your job requires it. You do it because you’re human.” That’s the best... [READ MORE]


Helping hand, when initial help isn’t enough

Posted on April 4, 2015 at 1:45 pm

By Stacie Sikora “The things you do you do not because your job requires it. You do it because you’re human.” That’s the best... [READ MORE]


Mexican immigrant moves up rung by rung

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 5:51 pm

By Sam Pimper Adrian Corral views his entire life as a ladder. It’s been a long climb, slowing ascending one rung at a time,... [READ MORE]


Earning citizenship is more than passing test

Posted on March 13, 2015 at 4:47 pm

By Kayla Crowder In a small room outfitted with a projector and a clear marker board are rows of chairs and tables. On a... [READ MORE]


Bilingual liaison: much more than translator

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 1:44 pm

By Maranda Loughlin When Kelley Veselinov studied at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, her grandpa handed her some extra cash. “He said, ‘I want to... [READ MORE]


Fear reduced, DACA recipient set to renew

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 11:25 am

By Kaylee Everly The U.S. immigration policy called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, has helped more than half a million young immigrants... [READ MORE]


At Job Club, creativity shatters barriers

Posted on December 15, 2014 at 11:00 am

By Kelsey Haugen Entisar Kambal, Ram Rai and Bhakti sat together in a classroom filled with sewing machines, scattered art supplies and handmade items.... [READ MORE]


Tours offer a look at immigrant businesses

Posted on December 14, 2014 at 3:24 pm

By Jordan Tate Two recent tours of the Lincoln’s immigrant-owned businesses have helped residents become more familiar with these shops and restaurants, while giving... [READ MORE]


Refugees find Job Corps key to bright futures

Posted on December 14, 2014 at 1:35 pm

By Kathleen Anderson The center is located at 10 Opportunity Drive. It would be hard to think of a more appropriate address. Here, right... [READ MORE]


Hard work on English led him to new life

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 8:47 am

By Aaron Bowles When Hadi Pir was young, leaving Iraq was a dream just out of reach. Moving to America was even further from... [READ MORE]


Community

Omaha plans for Syrians at preliminary stage

By Bailey Neel The tragedy and turmoil has been broadcast around the globe. Millions of Syrians have fled their country because civil war has created an uninhabitable place of violence and danger. More than a third of the population has abandoned the country in hopes of finding something better beyond the borders. Unfortunately for these […]

December 1, 2015 at 4:37 pm

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Search continues for family history

By Chasity Blair Where do I come from? Where did my family members come from? The answer: Scottish, English, Indian and Irish, according to my mom. Unfortunately, there are no records that prove this to be true. These vague unproven answers fuel more questions. I don’t know the names of my family members who immigrated […]

October 16, 2016 at 8:46 pm

Our Stories

Arriving with a physics degree, he starts over

By Rhett Muller When Faris Pirali first started college at the University of Mosul in Iraq, he would have never guessed he would be starting completely over 13 years later in Lincoln, Nebraska. After graduating high school, Pirali began his college career in January 2003, majoring in physics. After one year he decided to leave […]

December 10, 2015 at 12:10 pm

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Pastor works to help diverse communities

By Jeff Renken Father Vitalis Anyanike speaks quietly sitting behind the cluttered desk in the small office at the Holy Name Church’s rectory. Diplomas on one wall face a photo of his former Nigerian home on the other. It’s warm for a November morning in Omaha, yet Vitalis wears a wool top coat. He emigrated […]

December 7, 2015 at 11:59 am

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Pastor works to help diverse communities

By Jeff Renken Father Vitalis Anyanike speaks quietly sitting behind the cluttered desk in the small office at the Holy Name Church’s rectory. Diplomas on one wall face a photo of his former Nigerian home on the other. It’s warm for a November morning in Omaha, yet Vitalis wears a wool top coat. He emigrated […]

December 7, 2015 at 11:59 am

Community

Omaha plans for Syrians at preliminary stage

By Bailey Neel The tragedy and turmoil has been broadcast around the globe. Millions of Syrians have fled their country because civil war has created an uninhabitable place of violence and danger. More than a third of the population has abandoned the country in hopes of finding something better beyond the borders. Unfortunately for these […]

December 1, 2015 at 4:37 pm

Contributors

Search continues for family history

By Chasity Blair Where do I come from? Where did my family members come from? The answer: Scottish, English, Indian and Irish, according to my mom. Unfortunately, there are no records that prove this to be true. These vague unproven answers fuel more questions. I don’t know the names of my family members who immigrated […]

October 16, 2016 at 8:46 pm

Our Stories

Arriving with a physics degree, he starts over

By Rhett Muller When Faris Pirali first started college at the University of Mosul in Iraq, he would have never guessed he would be starting completely over 13 years later in Lincoln, Nebraska. After graduating high school, Pirali began his college career in January 2003, majoring in physics. After one year he decided to leave […]

December 10, 2015 at 12:10 pm

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