Monday, June 17, 2024

Number of Immigration Arrests Plummet

The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that the number of people caught illegally crossing the border, into the United States from Mexico, has significantly plunged in last month. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly reported that fewer than 12,500 people have been arrested trying to enter the U.S. in March, a decrease of about 70 percent […]

Record Number of Latinos Sworn in to 113th Congress

A record number of Latinos were sworn in yesterday to the 113th Congress, with three U.S. Senators and 28 Latino House members making up the historic number. According to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), the 113th Congress is “the largest class [of Latinos] in our nation’s history.” Nine of these […]