September 15th - Dia de Los Muertos in the midst of COVID-19

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Latino communities across the country have been hit the hardest by COVID-19. In Travis County, where Austin is located, Latinos account for half of deaths but only account for about 35% of the population, as of the end of …

September 8th - New study reveals Latinos are transforming cultural connections during COVID-19

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As one of the groups to feel the disproportionate effects of job loss and health impacts during the COVID-19 pandemic, Latinos have come to rely on media and social channels more than ever to educate, inform, and entertain.…

August 20th - New guidance for protecting migrant workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Migrant workers are a crucial part of the global workforce, accounting for 3.5 per cent of the world’s population, according to IOM. Worldwide, micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises, rely on them, including sectors providing essential…

August 5th - Immigration agency pushes back 13,000 furloughs until the end of August

(CNN)US Immigration and Citizenship Services, the federal agency responsible for legal immigration processing, pushed back a planned furlough date for more than half of its workforce until August 31. The immigration agency previously…

July 27th - Coronavirus Makes New US Citizens Trade Courthouse Ceremony For Parking Lot

Shutdowns and furloughs at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services mean longer wait times for applicants looking to become citizens. Immigration lawyer Beatriz Lynch said her clients’ progress through the immigration system is taking…

July 20th - Federal court strikes down Trump's asylum ban

A federal judge in Washington struck down a Trump administration rule that would require migrants seeking to enter the U.S. to first seek asylum in countries they travel through on their way to the southern border.

June 24th - Legal Community Says Immigration Court Reopening Lacks Transparency, Safety Measures

(CN) — Plans to resume immigration court hearings for non-detained defendants at a handful of courts across the country lack safety measures necessary to prevent the spread of Covid-19, immigration judges and attorneys told Courthouse News…

June 23rd - Businesses Brace for Possible Limits on Foreign Worker Visas

Maya Nasr was admitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at 16 to study aerospace engineering. Currently a doctoral student there, she has been working on NASA’s next Mars rover, slated for launch this summer.