Posted on · Women left the workforce in droves after day cares and schools closed or went remote during the pandemic, exacerbating strains on affordable, accessible child care. But, a Houston-area program has empowered refugee and immigrant women to step up and fill the child care gap as entrepreneurs.
Posted on · This is the second COVID-19 related death of immigrants detained at the Joe Corley Detention Facility, which has reported 50 COVID-19 cases among ICE detainees since the pandemic started.
Posted on · Immigrants are disenrolling from food stamps and other public benefits across the country. That’s causing low-income families to look for other ways to feed their families.
Posted on · BCFS, a nonprofit provider in several Texas cities, says it will continue providing services because not doing so would violate state licensing standards.
Posted on · Migration Policy Institute new report is the second time the non-partisan group has chose to examine our region…again.
Posted on · 35 percent of Houston's immigrant labor force has less than a high school degree, according to new research
Posted on · Three volunteers recount stories of migrants not being able to shower for several days, sparse food, dehydration, and even babies with fevers who have not been treated
Posted on · Advocates for asylum-seekers at the border say a long difficult process has become increasingly unjust. And the Trump administration shows no signs of changing its tune.
Posted on · The president ended a policy that sent children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he created new problems, and kids already held may be there indefinitely.
Posted on · Since the White House announced its zero tolerance policy in early May, more than 2,300 children have been taken from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border
Posted on · Under the legislation, children would be held in the same place as their parents if the parents are detained. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., says he'd back a compromise bill.
Posted on · Under the federal government's "zero tolerance" policy, about 2,000 children have been separated from their parents at the border.
Posted on · People gathered in cities across the country on Friday to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents and children who cross the southern border illegally.
Posted on · A proposed change in immigration policy from the Trump administration could make it harder for immigrants to obtain a green card if family members use Medicaid, WIC or other federal medical benefits
Posted on · Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the policy earlier this week