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.
An estimated 250,000 US-born children nationwide have parents in the country under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. A lawsuit on whether the Trump administration can end DACA is before the US Supreme Court.
The coronavirus outbreak has led to a spate of cancelations and school closures, and it's causing logistical and financial challenges, especially for the more than 1 million international students enrolled in schools in the US.
As an Afro Latino with roots in Honduras, Brayan Guevara straddles two groups whose votes candidates are fighting to capture: Latinos and blacks. He wants to make sure his voice is heard at the ballot box this November.
The two remaining major Democratic candidates for president — former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont — are largely sticking to similar talking points, saying they’ll start reversing on day one what the Trump administration has done. But people who’ve been working on immigration for years also want to hear what a Democratic president would do on day two — beyond reversing Trump’s policies.
Officials say they’ll look for people who lied during naturalization, and ask a judge to strip them of citizenship.
Latinos' rapid growth as a voting bloc means 2020 will likely be the first election where Latinos comprise the largest minority voting group. Super Tuesday will be the first major test of their influence.