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Valid Visas

Valid Visas

Q I have been working in the U.S. for almost three years on a valid H-1B visa. My employer has filed for my H-1B extension for an additional three years. If my

Urns

Urns

Katha 2003 Results Urns by Tara Menon, Lexington, MA Cash award $300 Second Prize: Negative Space by Ranjani Nellore, Mountain View, CA Cash award $200 Third Pr

Letters

Letters

JUSTIFYING WAR The conflict is over now. War was officially over when President Bush made a statement aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln. I was also against the war

Election Reform

Election Reform

The presidential elections are more than a year away, but already media analysts have begun looking at politicians through the campaign lens. How will their act

The New Oil

The New Oil

There’s a quote from Tom Brokaw, during the opening moments of the U.S. inva-sion of Iraq, that I just can’t seem to get out of my head. “One of the key a

Cultural Odors?

Cultural Odors?

Q I am an elementary school teacher and I have a new student from India. The sweet little girl’s clothes smell of masala and body odor. The other kids don’t

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Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards

On 26 Jan. 2001, while most of India celebrated its Republic Day and sover-eignty, an oft-ignored force rocked, shook, and pushed celebration into sorrow. The b