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Commentary: A Christmas Present for Victor

A private bill allowing Victor Chukwueke to stay in the United States and study medicine is cause for celebration says Erwin de Leon, but Victor is just one of millions.

Maggi

Maggi: The Local Seasoning from Everywhere

Immigrants from all over the world call Maggi seasoning a “taste of home.” Reporter Aurora Almendral reveals the power of the brown sauce and its surprising history in this radio story for our partner, PRI’s The World.

A King Among Bus Drivers

James Oladipo Buremoh drives a Gray Line tour bus. He is also a king in his native Nigeria. Pearl Gabel produced this video about Buremoh for City Limits.

Via Sahara Reporters

Manhattan DA Holds Forum For Growing African Community

Less than a year since the infamous DSK scandal, Cyrus Vance Jr.’s office is reaching out to the African immigrant population. A recent forum in partnership with local African organizations focused on domestic violence, psychiatric care and immigration fraud.

Maggi

Food in 2 Worlds: The Adoration of the Maggi

Maggi seasoning was invented in the 19th Century in Switzerland. Today immigrants from across the globe call it a “taste of home.”
In this podcast reporter Aurora Almendral explores the magical world of Maggi, complete with recipes.