Saturday, February 24, 2024

Misinformation Spreads About the Fate of DACA, Threatening New and Current Recipients

The uncertainty around the fate of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, has produced an abundance of misinformation that has flourished online. More than 580,000 DACA recipients have been living with uncertainty amid a six-year legal battle with the Trump administration. DACA has allowed eligible young immigrants without legal status to work and […]

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Granddaughter of the Late Cesar Chavez, Set to be President Biden’s Campaign Manager

President Joe Biden plans to have Julie Chavez Rodriguez, one of the most prominent Latinas in the administration, as his 2024 re-election campaign manager. Chavez Rodriguez, the granddaughter of the late labor leader Cesar Chavez, is a senior advisor to the president and director of the White House of Intergovernmental Affairs. “It makes sense to […]

ATT Celebrates the Past, Present, and Future of Black History

Check out AT&T’s original blog here Although invisible to the public eye, Lewis Latimer was a colleague of Alexander Graham Bell. Bell is known for inventing the telephone and the company that would later become AT&T. However, many are unaware that it would not have been possible without Latimer, the Black man who helped draft […]

Biden Sees Pushback Towards New Immigration Policy that Restricts Illegal Border Crossings

President Biden recently announced new immigration restrictions to address one of his administration’s most politically vulnerable issues in immigration control while the nation’s focus is on the Republican disarray in the House. The restrictions will expand Biden’s authority to grant legal entry to tens of thousands of Cubans, Nicaraguans, Venezuelans, and Haitians into the country […]

Keiser University Grad Celebrated for His Contributions to His Community During Hispanic Heritage Month

When people meet Jorge Matamoros, he greets them with a smile and a handshake. Matamoros came to the U.S. and made it his home. However, it’s his native Costa Rica that has his heart. “It’s kind of, um, bittersweet. For lack of better words, When I visit, it’s always like my heart stays. Part of […]

Farmers Push for Immigration Reform to Solve Labor Shortages Amid Rising Food Prices

Farmers across the U.S. are joining advocates in calling for immigration reform to address labor shortages and lower food prices as high production costs continue to affect the agriculture industry. The farm operators said that the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, passed by the House and has yet to pass in the Senate, will provide them […]

Migrant Woman Loses Lawsuit Against Her Alleged Rapist & Sbarro

On Friday, a migrant woman accused her manager at Sbarro of raping her several times in 2016 and lost a federal lawsuit against him and Sbarro. The company alleged that she made the accusations to gain legal immigration status, causing her lawyers to push for a mistrial. Sandra Perez said that Zachary Ceballes raped her […]

Disproportionate Spread of Monkeypox Amongst the Black and Latino Community

About 17,000 cases of monkeypox have been recorded since May, and according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data, Black people make up a third of cases, while Latinos make up about 32% of cases. This data shows that Black and Latinos are disproportionately contracting the monkeypox virus. Although Black and Latinos are inordinately […]

Biden Administration Task Force Reunites 400 Families That Were Separated Under Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” Policy

According to The Biden Administration’s Family Reunification Task Force, about 400 children separated from their parents after crossing the border under the Trump Administration have been reunited with their families. More than 5,000 families were separated in 2018 under Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy. Immigration advocates estimate that over 1,000 families remain separated. However, since the […]

U.S. Tests Robotic Patrol Dogs on Mexican Border; Generates Outcry

The U.S. is testing unarmed robotic patrol dogs along the Mexican border that could provide reinforcement for border guards.  This has attracted criticism from domestic rights groups, like the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as a “civil liberties disaster.” This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), said that its research and development had offered […]