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President Donald Trump crosses his arms as he listens during a White House meeting with Hispanic leaders, July 9, 2020, in Washington, DC.

What Trump’s taxes mean for national security

Susan Hennessey, executive editor of the Lawfare blog, said that Donald Trump’s taxes raise serious questions about the president’s debts.

A migrant father and child returns to Ciudad Juárez after he had his family's court dates changed by Customs and Border Protection on the Paso del Norte International Bridge after court cancelations amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Ciud

Why US immigration judges are leaving the bench in record numbers

Chanthon Bun, who was incarcerated for 23 years, part of that time in San Quentin State Prison in California, shows artwork from an origami course offered in the prison.

He’s out of prison and has COVID-19. But he’s still sheltering from ICE.

A students sits on the steps of Widener Library at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Sept. 21, 2009.

Universities scramble to help international students stay in US after new visa restrictions

Two students walk through a college campus

Visa restrictions on Chinese students will disadvantage US, says Queens College president

Employees dehead Louisiana white shrimp at C.F. Gollott & Son Seafood in D'Iberville, Mississippi, June 3, 2010.

US seafood workers fight unsafe job conditions amid pandemic


A coronavirus outbreak among workers at a Louisiana crawfish processing plant kicked off a legal battle with their employers over dangerous working conditions during the pandemic. Many of them are migrants on seasonal visas.

Izcan Ordaz, an 18-year-old high school graduate in Fort Worth, Texas, will vote in his first US presidential election this November.

Black Lives Matter protests are shaking up how this young Latino voter views US politics

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Back in April, Izcan Ordaz’s biggest concerns were getting through the coronavirus pandemic, the state of the US economy and finishing high school virtually. Now, the issue of racial justice is also top of mind.

Migrants, mainly from Cuba, block the Paso del Norte border crossing bridge after a US appeals court blocked the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program, which sent asylum-seekers back to Mexico to await the outcome of their case, in Ciudad Juarez.

Lawyers struggle to remotely represent asylum-seekers in ‘Remain in Mexico’ program


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.

Former US President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter arrive for the Presidential Inauguration of Trump

Jimmy Carter on faith, Trump, and his undying optimism


The more time elapses from his presidency, Carter says, the more he’s interested in exploring the spiritual side of life.

Group, including priest, lined up on street with immigration signs

A prominent immigrant advocate has been detained by immigration agents in New York City


Ravi Ragbir, director of the New Sanctuary Coalition, was taken into custody during a check-in with the federal government.