Stop Terry Rombot’s Deportation Prayer Vigil at ICE Burlington Wednesday

Terry Rombot, from Indonesia, has been living in New Hampshire for more than 15 years, having fled persecution in his native country.  He was detained by ICE during a routine check-in appointment on August 1 and is being held at the Plymouth County Corrections.  He faces imminent threat of deportation in the coming days.  

Shaheen Supports Maintaining Military in Afghanistan

I support the decision to maintain an American presence, but I urge the President not to discount the continued contributions of U.S. diplomats and development professionals as well as local Afghan and Coalition partners.

Despite Disavowals, Leading Tech Companies Help Extremist Sites Monetize Hate

Because of its “extreme hostility toward Muslims,” the website Jihadwatch.org is considered an active hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. The views of the site’s director, Robert Spencer, on Islam led the British Home Office to ban him from entering the country in 2013.

Events Can Put You on the Travelers’ Map: But It Isn’t Easy

New Hampshire residents saw this effect during the 24 years that people traveled from near and far to attend Keene, New Hampshire’s annual Pumpkin Festival. Many of the thousands of attendees were people who had never heard of Keene previously.

Many Bags Full of Hope And Other Stuff For This ‘Bag Lady’

JOYFUL MUSINGS: As I type, I glance to several bags I have propped by the door – one holds a myriad of goods – including Portsmouth’s Music Hall’s magazine, a phone charger, a map of New York City, a package of Bumble Bee Tuna, a whistle, two lipsticks and a microphone.