Immigration and Emigration

Biden Nominates Mayorkas To Head Department Of Homeland Security

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

Alejandro Mayorkas, a Latino American immigrant and expert in immigration law and policy is President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for the position of Secretary of the Department...
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Biden Nominates Cuban-Born Lawyer to Lead Homeland Security Dept

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Alejandro N. Mayorkas, a former deputy homeland security secretary, would be tasked with restoring faith in a department that carried out the Trump immigration agenda.
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First Latino tapped to head DHS signals shift from Trump's hard-line immigration policies

7 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban American and former Obama administration official, has the experience to change Trump's "inhuman immigration policies," Sen. Bob Menendez said.
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Ex-Homeland Security official Mayorkas returns under Biden

9 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is turning to a veteran of the Department of Homeland Security to lead the agency created after the Sept. 11 attacks, but reshaped by...
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A New Immigration Vision For America

14 hours ago   |   Forbes

Fareed Zakaria on his recent CNN GPS televison program highlighted studies that reveal immigrants are the lifeblood of the American economy. What will the new administration do...
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Biden expected to resist demands from Left to abolish ICE

14 hours ago   |   Washington Examiner

Despite calls from the Left in recent years to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the federal agency is expected to go largely untouched by the incoming Biden...
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An upstate New York immigrant's story: facing deportation during a pandemic

18 hours ago   |   Times Union

Remy Espinoza of Amsterdam had COVID-19. He was one of dozens of immigrants who contracted the virus after getting transferred to another U.S. Immigration and Customs...
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Nail Salons, Lifeline for Immigrants, Have Lost Half Their Business

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

New York City nail salons reopened in July, but few customers come in. “No matter how hard I work, I make no money,” one owner said.
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Undocumented and Pregnant: Why Women Are Afraid to Get Prenatal Care

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Undocumented women are risking their health by postponing prenatal care and giving birth at home in response to the Trump administration's immigration enforcement policies.
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Indian immigrant living the American dream, shooting for the stars in Air Force Reserve

Indian immigrant living the American dream, shooting for the stars in Air Force Reserve

1 day ago   |   Air Force

Airman 1st Class Sourav Basu Roy, an air transportation specialist assigned to the 482nd Fighter Wing at Homestead Air Reserve Base and a commercial airline pilot, is living...
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'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

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Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

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Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Joe Biden plans to nominate the former Federal Reserve chair as his Treasury Secretary. She would play a leading role in helping the economy recover from the pandemic. Read more ...

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Diplomats express relief over Blinken's expected nomination after four years of bruising political battles and mismanagement under Trump. Read more ...

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

The Oxford English Dictionary has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year. Read more ...