Audit: Hispanics still treated differently in traffic stops
Business / Politics / U.S. News

Audit: Hispanics still treated differently in traffic stops

  PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly four years ago, a federal judge ordered a sweeping overhaul of then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office after concluding sheriff’s deputies had systematically racially profiled Hispanics in traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. Today, the agency is still dogged by findings that its officers treat minorities differently than whites during traffic stops. An … Continue reading

What is DACA? A look at immigrant program Trump is ending
International News / Politics / U.S. News

What is DACA? A look at immigrant program Trump is ending

PHOENIX (AP) — The program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with families who overstayed visas has been rescinded. But many questions remain about what will happen to the program’s beneficiaries. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the program, known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, … Continue reading

Gloria and Emilio Estefan celebrate immigrants in musical
Latin America & the Caribbean

Gloria and Emilio Estefan celebrate immigrants in musical

  NEW YORK (AP) — With some U.S. presidential candidates on the campaign trail demonizing immigrants, a powerhouse husband-and-wife team, who both happen to be immigrants themselves, hope they can offer some balance — and some pop songs. Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, are shepherding their musical biography “On Your Feet!” to Broadway this … Continue reading

Education / Politics / Virginia

Va. Senate defeats bill to deny immigrants in-state tuition

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An effort to deny in-state college tuition rates to some immigrants has been narrowly defeated in the Virginia Senate. Introduced by Republican Sen. Richard Black of Loudoun County, it was rejected 20-19 Tuesday, largely along party lines in the Republican-controlled chamber. One Republican, Sen. John Watkins of Powhatan County, voted with … Continue reading