(WASHINGTON) -- Biden administration officials further outlined a plan for the implementation of the "MPP" or "Remain in Mexico" policy on a conference call with reporters Monday while underscoring a commitment to ending the program and describing safeguards designed to improve conditions for asylum... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to hear arguments on ending the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy. The program -- formally called the Migrant Protection Protocol -- bars asylum seekers from entering the U.S. while immigration courts review their claims.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.2 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 793,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. Just 60.4% of the... Read More.
GUATEMALA) -- Ruben spent four years in Chile working as a housekeeper at a hotel and despite his experience in the hospitality and tourism industry, he was unable to get a higher paying job. Originally from Haiti, he said he was skipped over for promotions... Read More.
(HAWKINSVILLE, Ga.) -- The search is on for three "violent" inmates who remain at large days after escaping from a Georgia jail, authorities said. Tyree Williams Jr., 33; Brandon Pooler, 24; Dennis Penix Jr., 28; and two other inmates fled the Pulaski County Jail, about... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Friday said it would make another attempt to end the "Remain in Mexico" protocols, a Trump administration initiative that forced tens of thousands of asylum seekers back into Mexican border towns to await their court dates in the U.S. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 708,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.8 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the vaccination rate for staffers in New York state's long-term care facilities jumping from 70% to 92% following a state mandate last week, nursing home advocates are urging the Biden administration to launch a similar mandate for long-term care facilities... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Asked last week what the biggest sticking points were in the ongoing negotiations over the partisan budget reconciliation bill, California Rep. Ro Khanna, a member of the progressive caucus, texted ABC News one word: "climate." In television interviews since, several other progressive leaders... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Much has been made about people of color being hesitant to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Numbers have shown that Black and Latino vaccination rates are lagging behind those of white people in America. About 40% of Black people and 45% of Latinos have... Read More.
(SACRAMENTO) -- Gov. Gavin Newsom has just nine days left to convince Californians that he deserves to keep his job. Now, some of the biggest Democrats nationally are traveling to the Golden State to help the governor make his case. Three years into his first term... Read More.
(NEW ORLEANS) -- Ida, which downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical depression Tuesday, battered Louisiana as a fierce Category 4 storm Sunday, leaving whole towns flooded along the coast and New Orleans still entirely in the dark. Over 884,000 customers remain without power in... Read More.