Immigration

Ocasio-Cortez, Progressives Challenge Biden on Minimum Wage Hike

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The Senate scramble over raising the federal minimum wage is presenting the first major test of the uneasy alliance between the Democratic Party's vocal progressive wing and...
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Biden says ICE will not target undocumented immigrants at Covid-19 vaccination sites

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

Biden's comments underscore a policy shift compared to the previous administration.
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Immigration officials give grandma in Spain only 3 months in Houston to see dying grandson

10 hours ago   |   ABC

"They don't give me the chance to be with my family if I have to say goodbye to my grandkid," Annabella Sparksman said about the immigration officials.
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California to spend $28M to help arriving asylum-seekers

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

SAN DIEGO - California is freeing up as much as $28 million to help immigrants arriving from Mexico and being released in the U.S. until their court dates, a sharp contrast...
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Maryland expands coronavirus financial relief with tax credit covering more immigrants with low incomes

11 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The House of Delegates voted to approve the bill with a 91-44 vote, largely along party lines, with Democrats in favor. It followed a 32-15 vote in the state Senate last week.
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Kids in cages: What family separation was, what happened to the children, and what the Biden administration can do today

Kids in cages: What family separation was, what happened to the children, and what the Biden administration can do today

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The United States' official narrative is that it is a nation of immigrants. But the poor and downtrodden have often found the country to be less...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Minari' on VOD, an Extraordinary Comedy-Drama About Korean Immigrants Planting Their Roots in America

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

Steven Yeun stars in this movie loosely based on writer-director Lee Isaac Chung's childhood.
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Biden promised a ‘fair and humane' immigration overhaul. What he inherited is a mess

Biden promised a ‘fair and humane' immigration overhaul. What he inherited is a mess

16 hours ago   |   Politico

Ask a progressive about President Joe Biden's immigration policy, and most will insist he needs to move faster: Unravel Trump-era policies. Open the door to more migrants...
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‘Like a Warm Hug From an Angel'

21 hours ago   |   NY Times

For a handful of cultures across the globe, the Arab world among them, these distinct blankets deliver not only an impossibly warm, soft hug but a great sense of belonging.
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10 Things in Politics: Biden's big business romance

10 Things in Politics: Biden's big business romance

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and...
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Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever...

Lakers' LeBron James responds to Zlatan Ibrahimovic: 'No way I would ever just stick to sports'

The NBA star rejects the soccer star's call to stay out of politics. Read more ...

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LeBron James rejects Zlatan's criticism of activist athletes

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his political activism with a promise that he will never just shut up and dribble. Read more ...

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House passes $1.9T Biden COVID-19 bill decried by some as bloated

House Democrats on Friday night narrowly approved President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill, overcoming Republican opposition and accusations of waste in the... Read more ...

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

House passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

It's President Joe Biden's first crack at his initial legislative goal of acting decisively against the pandemic. Read more ...

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

Lakers snap skid thanks to Dennis Schröder's return: ‘gives us a spark'

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James had 28 points, Dennis Schröder added 22 in his return to the Lakers' lineup, and Los Angeles snapped its four-game losing streak with a 102-93... Read more ...

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

House Approves $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate. Read more ...

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

No. 21 Loyola holds on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52

CHICAGO - Marquise Kennedy scored 16 points, and No. 21 Loyola Chicago hung on to beat Southern Illinois 60-52 on Friday night. Read more ...

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

Shades of red: Thunder beat Hawks after uniform mix-up

OKLAHOMA CITY - Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 24 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-109 on Friday night after changing uniforms at halftime... Read more ...

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton help Suns rally to beat Bulls

CHICAGO - Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton each scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 106-97, on Friday night. Read more ...

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

Inbound Eisenhower shut down after man, woman shot on expressway

CHICAGO - The inbound lanes of the Eisenhower Expressway have been shut down Friday night following a shooting that injured two people, according to Illinois State... Read more ...