Demonstrators gather at Honolulu International Airport on Sunday as similar scenes play out across the country.
Diabetes and cancer are rampant throughout Micronesia, largely thanks to the legacy of nuclear tests and Western culture. But most islands lack adequate medical facilities, making migration a necessity.
First we nuked their islands and then we took control of the whole region. In exchange, Micronesians can move to the U.S. without restriction. And they are coming — by the tens of thousands — for health care, education and jobs.
The pilot project seeks to aid the Pacific Islanders by serving as a hub to link them with public services and other resources.