Nearly every 30 seconds, a young Latino in the US turns 18, or voting age. The challenge for candidates in the upcoming 2020 election this fall will be turning Latinos out to vote. The World's Daisy Contreras moderated a discussion with María Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino and Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center.
The White House is reportedly looking to restrict all US foreign worker programs, including a decades-old program called Optional Practical Training that allows international students to remain in the US and work for at least a year after graduating.
Juliette Herrera spent nearly a decade obtaining her college degree. When the coronavirus pandemic canceled her graduation ceremony, her family and friends found another way to celebrate her achievement.
After the worst day for infections on record, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed the 5 million. And as China prepares for its annual National People’s Congress on Friday, new laws cracking down on Hong Kong’s independence are expected to be proposed today. Also, the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the performing arts, and some people in London are wondering if it’s curtains for the city’s West End theater district.
The United States announced its intention on Thursday to withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty allowing unarmed surveillance flights over member countries, the Trump administration's latest move to pull the US from a major global treaty.
Saturday evening marks the end of Ramadan. Even though Rami is putting in long hours treating patients with the coronavirus, he’s thankful for a more traditional celebration of Ramadan — with his wife and young son.
At least 115 people returned to Guatemala by the US have tested positive for the coronavirus upon arrival. Deportees are being shunned, threatened or chased away by neighbors who fear they are bringing back the virus with them.
In the midst of a pandemic, governors around the country have been reopening local economies and causing concern for many health experts. And in the rush to get back to business, governors are not meeting criteria to keep people safe.