Featured, Immigration When the law clashes with common language WASHINGTON - Moris Esmelis Campos-Chaves sat in the plaintiff’s seat in the Supreme Court chamber on a cold, gloomy day in early January. It was a moment the dark skinned, 5-foot-10 gardener had been waiting ... CONTINUE READING Immigration, Politics Texas’ struggle with the government over border security continues one month after a migrant family died WASHINGTON – Tensions between the Biden administration and Gov. Greg Abbott continued to heighten after a mother and two children drowned in the Rio Grande last month as they tried to cross the border from ... CONTINUE READING Immigration, Politics Second Mayorkas impeachment hearing highlights congressional dysfunction WASHINGTON – House Democrats stood up for U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, while Republicans pushed for his impeachment during a hearing Jan. 18. The hearing was the second scheduled by Republicans to gather evidence ... CONTINUE READING Featured, Immigration Experts search for solutions to housing, wealth disparities WASHINGTON – Federal officials, banks and non-profit groups met Wednesday to share solutions to help more Black and Latino Americans buy houses and build intergenerational wealth. DC-based think tank Urban Institute and advocacy organization Living Cities ... CONTINUE READING

Afghan Refugee Resettlement Remains National Priority, Officials Say

The successful assimilation and accommodation of refugees and U.S. allies from Afghanistan will remain a top priority, Biden officials said during a virtual town hall this week to discuss Operation Allies Welcome – a federal initiative aimed at the resettlement and rehabilitation of vulnerable Afghans. 

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