The COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges for doctors on visas who are already in the US, and for international physicians who are supposed to arrive in the US to start work at US hospitals in a few months.
Yaneilys Ayuso, who will vote for the first time in November, has spent much of the last year trying to encourage Florida youth to get involved in politics. Now, Ayuso's efforts are on hold as the city of Miami — and much of the country — is under lockdown.
Critical information on the coronavirus outbreak is not always available in languages other than English. A hospital in California's rural heartland is producing PSA-style videos to reach immigrant farmworkers in the area.
As a home health aide who does not have health insurance herself, Leticia Arcila, a 19-year-old voter, thought Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ "Medicare for All" plan sounded appealing. As the coronavirus outbreak spread, the need for a health care plan that covers everyone never seemed so important.
Antonio Castillo, a Mexican American immigrant and breakdancer, is behind an effort to field the first Team USA for breakdancing — which could debut as an Olympic sport as soon as the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.
Usually, an international student visa only allows for one online course. So, students panicked as colleges announced that classes were moving online.
The US can learn from free tuition policies implemented in other countries, particularly in Europe. Still, free tuition alone won’t close the inequality gap in higher education.
Qasim Rashid has a personal policy of engaging with people who send him hateful messages.
Across the nation, Latino voters have tended to favor Democratic candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. That’s not always the case in Florida, where the Latino community is very diverse and tends to lean more conservative.
There are urgent calls from immigrant and civil rights organizations for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement to release the most vulnerable immigrant detainees — at least — for health safety reasons amid the continued spread of the novel coronavirus.