Expiration of Title 42 Brings New Problems for Migrants

May 10, 2023

Many thousands of migrants from numerous countries around the world have been gathering at the U.S. border patiently waiting for the end of the U.S. government’s Title 42 policy which expires at midnight, Thursday May 11.  A then little-known 1944-era rule under the Public Health Service Act, Title 42 was put into play during the […]

Covid XBB.1.5 Variant Moving In; Prince Harry Addresses Racism at Palace; Second Gentleman Emhoff To Address Anti-Semitism

January 11, 2023

Prince Harry Says Unconscious Bias Not Overt Racism Runs in the Royal Family In an interview aired on 60 Minutes, Prince Harry says he never called his family racists but believes that unconscious bias – which he thinks differs from racism – is the real problem. After one of Queen Elizabeth’s ladies-in-waiting apologized and resigned […]

Trump-Era Immigration Limits Remain in Place; Canceled Flights Leave Passengers Stranded; New Orleans Holiday Weekend Marred by Violence

December 27, 2022

The US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday that Trump-era border restrictions known as Title 42 will remain in place while legal challenges continue to play out. A brutal winter storm has left passengers stranded across the country, and New Orleans is no exception. A violent holiday weekend left families across New Orleans devastated.

U.S. Rail Strike Narrowly Averted; Governors Abbot and DeSantis Send Migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, DC; China Questions Russian Invasion of Ukraine

September 15, 2022

Rail unions negotiated a tentative agreement Thursday, narrowly avoiding a nationwide rail strike. Republican Govs. Ron DeSantis and Greg Abbott sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard and Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence in DC is a “cruel, premeditated political stunt.” Chinese leader Xi Jinping has "questions and concerns" over Russia's faltering invasion of Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted on Thursday.

Key Issues for a Highly Coveted Demographic this Election: The Latino Community

October 12, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden recently made a comment about Latinos, in which he stated Latino voters are “an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things.” Out of the many countries that constitute Latin America, 8 nationalities have the highest populations inside the U.S.: Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Cuban, Dominican, Guatemalan, Colombian […]

An Immigrant’s Tale In Trump Land

September 8, 2020

  I was 24 when I came to this country. I came following love; the love that today has given me a perfect little boy that I get to call my son. I came hoping to belong in a new family, a new community, and make new friends. It was 2015, and while I sat […]

Trump to Halt New Green Cards for 60 Days

April 22, 2020

The United States will temporarily halt the issuance of green cards, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday evening. The announcement follows a Monday night tweet from Trump painting the move as a protective measure for the economy.  In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of […]

At Least 19 Children at a Chicago Shelter for Immigrant Detainees Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

April 15, 2020

ProPublica Illinois is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. Sign up for The ProPublica Illinois newsletter for weekly updates. At least 19 children and two employees at a Chicago shelter for immigrant youth have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days, in what appears to be the largest outbreak of […]

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