On April 5, Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out one of the largest workplace raids in a decade at the Southeastern Provision meatpacking plant near Morristown, Tenn. Agents arrested 97 people in that raid, all of them immigrants.
As of July 1, there were only 319 judges listed as being tasked with hearing immigration cases, according to the Department of Justice website, despite previous claims from President Trump that there were “thousands of judges” in those roles. The backlog of immigration cases has risen sharply since 2008, and last year the number of new cases outnumbered cleared cases 2 to 1.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. A recent report from NASA and the European Space Agency estimates that the Antarctic ice sheet has an average of 219 million tons of ice per year between 2012 and 2017.
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking at the state of women within the Department of Justice’s law enforcement components, which include the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the FBI and the U.S. Marshalls Service.
Joe Kennedy III, US Representative for Massachusetts and grand-nephew of President John F. Kennedy, delivered the official response to President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address to Congress last night on behalf of the Democratic Party. The opposition spokesman used the opportunity to offer consolation to Dreamers facing tough decisions after the President's decisions to scrap his predecessor Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme and to speak out against bullies, saying, "They may land a punch. It is a privilege to join you tonight.We are here in Fall River, Massachusetts – a proud American city, built by immigrants.
NEW YORK (AP) — One-time Grammy winner Hillary Clinton made it back to the awards show Sunday night in a role she no doubt relished.
Phoenix is starting to say goodbye to chain restaurants and hello to locally owned establishments. “We’ve really emerged as a culinary destination,” R.J. Price, vice president of marketing and events for Downtown Phoenix Inc., said. The award-winning chef and owner, Chris Bianco, brought New York-style pizza to Phoenix after moving to the desert city in the 1980s.
Phoenix is a rising star in the Valley of the Sun. With a strong sense of community, a developing downtown, and a growing arts and culinary scene, the desert city is in the middle of a cultural renaissance. Although most people may not think of Phoenix as much of a cultural hot spot, those who live there beg to differ. “It’s probably one of the most creative cities in the country,” said Catrina Kahler, publisher of the Downtown Phoenix Journal.
There’s never been a better time to be an artist in Phoenix. “A number of artists have decided to make Phoenix their canvas,” Catrina Kahler, publisher of the Downtown Phoenix Journal, said. “The murals around the restaurant were created out of my love for murals initially,” Silvana Salcido Esparza, chef and owner of Barrio Café, said.
If you’re looking to sample culture from around the world, without ever leaving the country, then look no further than Queens, N.Y. Boasting a diverse community with residents from over 100 countries, a new influx of tourists have come to realize that Queens offers a potpourri of cuisine, art and lifestyle. It’s a marriage of traditional and modern culture, as new arrivals enjoy current attractions as well as visit popular institutions that have been around for decades.