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The American Dream for Immigrants Today

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It’s more important than ever to celebrate immigrants living in America. More than 42.4 million immigrants live in the United States, far from loved ones, to pursue opportunities and dreams. Over the past 2 years, immigration has elevated to the national agenda like never before, and hateful, uninformed misconceptions have dominated the conversation. It’s time…

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2018 Immigrant Sentiment in the U.S.

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Immigrant communities contribute so much to the world. They contribute to the global economy, to the local economies they support, and expand our worldviews by educating us about their culture and history. Organizations honor these incredible contributions through holidays like Immigrant Heritage Month this month and the United Nation’s annual International Day of Family Remittances…

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Remitly Stands with Guatemala

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Over 60 people have sadly lost their lives so far after Sunday’s Volcán de Fuego explosion in Guatemala, and thousands more have been displaced from the regions of Escuintla, Sacatepéquez and Chimaltenango. In solidarity with our Guatemalan customers and the entire country of Guatemala, Remitly will donate $5,000 USD to the Guatemalan Red Cross in support…

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Holidays around the world

Spring Harvest Festivals in India: Baisakhi, Bihu, Pohela Boishakh, and Vishu

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With 22 recognized languages, 5 major religions, 29 states and 7 Union Territories, India is vibrantly full of local traditions and customs across the country. As a very spiritual country, festivals in India are a strong part of Indian culture. Numerous festivals are celebrated throughout the year bringing people of different traditions and religions together in…

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World Siblings Day

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April 10th is World Siblings Day. Also known as National Siblings Day or National Sibling Day, though can be considered international because it shares similarities with the Indian holiday, Raksha Bandhan. It is also spreading to more countries like Australia. It is celebrated in some parts of the United States. Since 1998, the governors of…

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Holidays around the world

Keeping the Filipino Christmas Spirit Alive away from the Philippines

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Filipinos are known to participate in one of the longest, if not the longest, Christmas season in the world. Christmas starts early on islands. Once the “Ber” months arrive, the celebration starts! In the Philippines, the usual festivities include dawn masses or Simbang Gabi and Yuletide songs popularized by Jose Mari Chan played in almost…

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5 Activities Seafarers Do in Their Free Time

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Filipino seafarers make up one-fourth of all the seafarers around the world.  They are out to sea 8 to 11 months out of the year with very little time to spend with their loved ones in the Philippines. But what do they do with the little spare time they may have while sailing around the…

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Upcoming Event in Manila: The Future of International Payments

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The international payments industry is in an exciting place with endless opportunities to innovate. It’s an important industry for the Philippines with so many people all over the world sending money there. According to the World Bank, in 2016 the Philippines alone received over $29.9 billion internationally from people sending money to the country. This money…

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