Getting Coronavirus Updates In Spanish Is Mixed Bag In US

PHOENIX (AP) — As government officials across the country warn about the dangers of the coronavirus, they’re doing so predominantly in English. They’re potentially not reaching the millions of Spanish speakers in the U.S. who aren’t proficient in English to…
Immigration Grinds To A Halt As President Trump Shuts Borders

President Trump plans to seal off the U.S-Mexico border to migrants under a law intended to protect the country from communicable disease — a move that comes as the U.S. immigration system grinds to a halt in response to the…
Legal Learning Immigration Courts Are on the Brink of Collapse

In 1997, Audencio Lopez, a teenager in Guatemala, illegally crossed the border into the U.S., fearing persecution by the government of Guatemala. He soon found a job at a landscaping company where he still works, maintaining school grounds. He applied…
Asylum Seekers Attend U.S. Border Court Amid Outbreak

EL PASO, TEXAS — U.S. immigration courts sharply scaled back operations Monday but have stopped well short of a total shutdown demanded by employees, including judges and government attorneys. Wearing face masks, about 30 asylum seekers who had been waiting…
At Boston Immigration Office, Crowded Waiting Room, Little Direction

IMAGINE STICKING YOUR finger into a fingerprint scanner that hasn’t been and won’t be cleaned after dozens, if not hundreds, of other people have touched it. That’s what local US Citizenship and Immigration Services employees describe taking place at their…
Biden, Coronavirus, and Undocumented Immigration

The coronavirus pandemic highlights the dangerous imbecility of Joe Biden’s immigration plan. As previously noted, when Savannah Guthrie asked the contenders for the Democratic nomination whether their respective health-care plans would cover illegal immigrants, Biden raised his hand along with…