To Court Latinos, Democrats Have to Expand Strategy in 2022

PHOENIX — President-elect Joe Biden’s campaign credits its success in Arizona to the immigrant-rights and grassroots organizations that have been mobilizing Latinos for nearly two decades. The fruits of their labor — in triple-digit heat, no less — paid off in...
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Worker Shortage Concerns Loom in Immigrant-Heavy Meatpacking

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — When Martha Kebede’s adult sons immigrated from Ethiopia and reunited with her in South Dakota this year, they had few work opportunities. Companies struggling to hire before the pandemic are spending millions on fresh incentives. Their ...
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As Ruling Nears, Immigrant Fights for Anti-Deportation Act

NEW YORK — A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump's attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. "I don't know what is going to happen. Wha...
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Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Kids

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely. “Defendants will...
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Premature Baby Found in Border Patrol Facility in Texas

The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. "You look at this baby and there is no question that this baby should be ...