Immigrant Sept. 11 Cleanup Crews Seek Residency as a Reward

Immigrant Sept. 11 Cleanup Crews Seek Residency as a Reward

By Claudia Torrens, AP News NEW YORK (AP) — Franklin Anchahua cleared thick layers of dust in offices, apartments and even in a chapel in lower Manhattan for weeks after the Sept. 11 attacks. At first, he treated his heartburn and acid reflux with herbs his mother would send from Peru. He avoided available health […]

People of Color Made Up All of the United States’ Population Growth in the Last 10 Years

People of Color Made Up All of the United States’ Population Growth in the Last 10 Years

By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact Demographers have known for decades that the United States is well on its way to becoming a predominantly multi-racial and multi-ethnic society. New data from the 2020 Census reveals how rapidly that transformation is taking place. Increasing numbers of people identify racially as either Asian or multi-racial. Growing numbers of […]

Not Enough Water, Toilets Full Of Human Excrement, No Showers: ICE Detainees In Texas Described The Storm’s Misery

Not Enough Water, Toilets Full Of Human Excrement, No Showers: ICE Detainees In Texas Described The Storm’s Misery

By Adolfo Flores and Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed As millions across Texas endured freezing temperatures without running water or electricity this week, immigrants detained by ICE said they have endured their own misery with not enough to drink, toilets full of human excrement that couldn’t be flushed, and days without being able to shower. At the […]