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Advancing America’s long tradition of welcoming refugees

The United States is expanding its refugee assistance program. Learn how President Biden is advancing America's tradition of accepting those in need.
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Chinese Americans plan traditional New Year’s feasts

A food editor, a cooking teacher, a cookbook writer and a blogger share their thoughts about traditional Lunar New Year feasts.
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Biden sets course for new ‘fair, safe and orderly’ immigration system

President Biden signed three new executive orders February 2 aimed at improving the immigration system in the United States.
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Jets hire Robert Saleh, NFL’s first Muslim head coach

Learn why Robert Saleh, the first Muslim head coach of an NFL team, walked away from the world of finance to pursue his dream of coaching football.
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Biden tackles discriminatory housing policies and mass incarceration

President Biden signed four executive orders to advance racial equity in the United States. Learn more about how the orders address systemic racism.
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U.S. memorials honor civil rights hero Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks' refusal to take a back seat on an Alabama bus sparked the civil rights movement. Read more about the memorials that pay tribute to her courage.
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Biden ends discriminatory immigration bans

President Biden has revoked an executive order and three proclamations that restricted immigration visas for people from many Muslim and African countries.
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At these schools, every day is Martin Luther King Day

In the U.S., dozens of schools are named after civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. Learn how three of them embody his teachings all year.
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Remembering enslaved people who built a university

Without labor from more than 4,000 enslaved people, the University of Virginia would not exist. Learn what the school has done to honor them.