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Solutions to America’s biggest problems are emerging all around us. See the inspiring leaders behind them, and how their bottom-up approaches are transforming people’s lives.


Throughout our country’s history, immigrants have brought new perspectives, new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of doing things. An immigration system that welcomes people who wish to contribute and keeps out those who would do us harm is a path to prosperity for us all.

A refugee and an American citizen embrace one another Here’s how one refugee organization harnesses what Americans do best

Welcome.US: Where every American gets to play a role in helping a refugee find their new community.

A Mexican twist to your Thanksgiving feast Chef Pati Jinich wants her Mexico-inspired Thanksgiving recipes to spark bigger conversations

Thanksgiving is celebrity chef Pati Jinich’s favorite American holiday. It’s easy to see why.

Daniel Garza Discusses Current Challenges in the Hispanic Community From farmworker to the White House: Daniel Garza’s incredible true story  

Daniel Garza worked alongside his immigrant parents as farmworkers. He used that work ethic to rise to a position in the White House.

A group of people waving small American flags Win-win solutions to America’s immigration challenge Two children stand next to each other holding sparklers An unexpected path to realizing the American Dream

Path United is turning mobile home communities into springboards for success for immigrant families.

People from Miry's List take a group photo Miry’s List has a secret that’s transforming refugee assistance

Miry Whitehill believes Americans and refugees “need each other.” Here’s why, and how her nonprofit is tackling the refugee crisis from the bottom up.

A person working on a laptop provides free legal expertise to help people with the immigration process  An image showing pieces of an application for employment interspersed with the American flag and a person using shop equipment Upwardly Global empowers refugees to enter the U.S. workforce in a way that benefits everyone

Inclusion is as much about community as it is about helping refugees find jobs. Upwardly Global does both.

Immigrants waving American flags after becoming U.S. citizens at a naturalization ceremony in Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles Becoming citizens at the famed Dodger Stadium signaled so much more

This Dodgers co-owner wants to show how everyone benefits when America welcomes people who will contribute. He would know.

People in church. Local churches welcome immigrants into their communities  Refugees learning new job skills at an Upwardly Global program in America. How one organization is helping skilled Afghan refugees U.S.-Mexico border If the U.S. reduces legal immigration, what happens to the economy?

Stuart Anderson, executive director of the National Foundation for American Policy, offers a sobering assessment of what's at stake.

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