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.
Many US immigration attorneys — most of them pro bono — have found themselves remotely representing asylum-seekers stuck hundreds of miles away in Mexican border towns. The attorneys say this introduces unprecedented difficulties to their jobs — and could violate clients' right to due process in the US.
US citizens who live abroad and are registered under the Democratic Party will be able to cast their ballots in the Democrats Abroad primary, a little-known vote that could sway election results.
A clash has cropped up between the academic mission of sharing knowledge and national security.
As the 2020 presidential campaign unfolds, Adela Diaz is keeping her eye on one main issue: health care. The public health major at the University of Arizona will soon be a first-time voter. And this year, Latino voters like Diaz are projected to be the biggest minority voting bloc in the country.
The United States runs the world’s biggest immigration detention system. A new law in California is trying to shrink it with mixed results.